Brown Banded Cockroach Control

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 .

  • Unique Characteristics: This type can quickly be identified because of its visible brown bands. It is also relatively small with a dark brown body.
  • Dangers: It can easily spread bacteria in food, containers, and clothing that can result to diarrhea and gastroenteritis and trigger allergies and asthma.
  • Location: Brown Banded Cockroaches thrive in warm and dry locations of the house, i.e. cabinets, pantries, closets, and electronic equipment.

Why One Stop Pest Control?

Our Cockroach Specialists here at One Stop Pest Control will thoroughly evaluate and treat each situation precisely and will gauge the infestation characteristics due to the migration or season patterns of the particular species here in the Arlington, Mansfield, Fort Worth Texas area.

Call us today or fill out the contact form on the side of this page so we can schedule a free and no obligation inspection as soon as possible. Thank you and stay safe!