Mantodea, Isoptera, and Blattaria species of cockroaches are usually combined by entomologists into a higher group called Dictyoptera. Current evidence strongly suggests that termites evolved directly from true cockroaches
Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattaria or Blattodea, of which about 30 species out of 4500 total are associated with human habitations, but only four species are well known as pests.
Cockroaches can crawl in nearly any small crack or seal.
Cracks and other openings to prevent invaders from the outside.
Cracks in false bottoms of cupboards and other indoor hiding places.
Old newspapers, boxes and other clutter in kitchens and bathrooms.
The oriental cockroach hides outdoors under ivy and other shelter.
There are many preventative measures to keep out cockroaches.
Even tiny crumbs or liquids in cracks provide good food sources.
Store food in sealed containers.
Keep trash in containers with tight lids.
Eliminate plumbing leaks.
Vacuum cracks and crevices and clean floors and counters daily.
With the latest products, including fumigants and baits, our trained technicians will suggest prescribed treatments to rid your home of roaches. If the treatment is being executed in sensitive areas, such as pantries and cupboards we may ask the homeowner to remove all food and dishware prior to the service. This service often requires multiple follow up services with no additional charge to the customer.
For more information contact PestTechs Pest Control (505) 516- 6168
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