Tropical cockroaches prefer even warmer conditions, which is why so few types of cockroaches actually infest homes or businesses.
Cockroaches feed on most types of organic matter including plants, vegetables, fruits, grease and fat and decomposing meat products. Cockroaches prefer dark areas that are secluded, are nocturnal and spend nights looking for water and food.
If you do see a cockroach in the daytime, it is more than likely that there is a large population of them nearby.
Cockroaches can be harmful to humans, especially if there is a large infestation present. That's why being knowledgeable about how to get rid of cockroaches is important and you should act fast.
Pesti controls cockroaches using a variety of different methods including:
- Gel bait cupboard and wet areas
- Flush harborage areas
- Dust under fridges and dishwashers
- Treat all cracks and crevices
- Spray skirting and the external perimeter of the house