One Stop Pest Control controls and eliminates roaches invading homes and businesses in DFW. If you’ve seen a roach scurrying past you in your home, it’s most likely a sign that more are lurking. Our experienced exterminators will perform a thorough inspection and rid your home of cockroaches using the most advanced systems.
We’ll make sure to inspect your entire property from your yard and outdoor structures to cracks and drains inside your house. Once we assess your pest problems, we’ll customize a treatment program. We can destroy and remove cockroaches no matter where they’re hiding.
The American cockroach is also commonly known as the water bug, flying water bug or palmetto bug. These large cockroaches can grow to exceed 2 inches in length. They are common in shady, humid areas like flowerbeds, around trees, sewers and drains. Climate changes or food shortage can cause them to move indoors. When they move indoors, American cockroaches prefer to live in moist, humid environments. They can also survive in dry areas with sufficient food and water sources. These insects favor temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. When an American cockroach population infests a human home, the insects are drawn to food storage and preparation areas, as well as moist locations.
Brown-banded cockroaches are commonly found infesting human dwellings. True to their name, brown-banded cockroaches have two brown bands that run across their abdomens. The brown bands are visible on every stage of the roaches’ life cycle. Brown-banded cockroaches are relatively small. Adults measure approximately ½” in length (males are slightly longer than females). Adults are light brown in color, with fully developed wings. Brown-banded cockroaches prefer dry and warm locations and can be found inside cabinets, pantries and closets. , They can also be found in electronic equipment or around refrigerator motor housings. Brown-banded cockroaches can also hide from humans in a variety of places such as clocks and picture frames. They tend to avoid water sources and are more commonly found near the ceilings of infested homes. Brown-banded cockroach infestations can pose a number of health risks .
Smokey Brown Roach
Adult Smoky Brown Roaches are between 1-2 inches long. They are uniform brownish black to mahogany in color. Early nymphs have white stripe on back. Egg capsules are attached to surfaces. The Smoky Brown Roach prefers damp areas because they lose moisture more readily than other cockroaches. These roaches enter structures at night through cracks and crevices. Smoky Brown Roaches live in natural conditions around structures & often can be associated with debris filled gutters.
The Oriental Roach is dark brown and about one inch long. These roaches are common outdoors; often enters buildings through sewer pipes. Oriental Roaches tend to live near the ground and in warm, damp areas. They eat anything, but are often found feeding on garbage, sewage and decaying organic matter.
The German Roach is about 5/8-inch long. They are light to medium brown with two dark longitudinal streaks on the thorax. These roaches are nocturnal and primarily infest areas close to food, moisture and warmth. This is the most common cockroach found in and around apartments, homes, supermarkets and restaurants. The German Roach is a scavenger and will eat anything.
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