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Why are German Cockroaches so bad?

If you have an infestation of German cockroaches, don’t feel upset. German cockroaches are the most common cockroach to infest homes. They love areas that are moist and warm. Summertime in Kenilworth provides them with the temperatures they like and your home provides the moisture. If you are tired of seeing German cockroaches in your kitchen and bathroom, you need the best Pest Control in Kenilworth. You need to call in the experts with Pointe Pest Control.

The German Cockroach

German cockroaches have wings that cover their lower body, but they don’t fly. One of the best ways you can use to identify a German cockroach is by looking for two parallel dark lines that run from the back of its head to its wings. Like all cockroaches, German cockroaches have a varied diet. They will eat anything from crumbs and garbage, to soap and glue. There are things that give the German cockroach and infestation advantage. If you have ever wondered what it is that makes them such a successful invader, here are some of the top reasons:

  • Not Supersized: German cockroaches are smaller than other cockroaches. This means they can squeeze their flat body into more locations than their cousins. Their smaller size also means they eat less, if they don’t need as much food, they can outlast their larger relatives. When it comes to cockroaches, size isn’t everything.
  • Lots of Eggs: If you can’t beat other cockroaches, out lay them. German cockroaches produce more eggs than the American or Oriental cockroach. Each German cockroach egg sac contains about 48 eggs.
  • Rapid Population Growth: Since each eggs sac contains 48 eggs, and a female German cockroach will begin producing a new eggs sac about a week after depositing the last one, and then add that the newly hatched German cockroaches will be able to produce eggs sacs in about 6 weeks, you could have a large population in hardly any time. In fact, given the right temperatures and food, in one year, you could have a population that numbers around 10,000 individual cockroaches.

Pointe Pest Control

You do not have to share your home with disease spreading cockroaches. When the residents of Kenilworth need cockroach control, they call in the professionals with Pointe Pest Control. There is a reason they call us, our technicians are experienced, licensed, pest control experts. We understand cockroaches and we know how to eliminate them from your home. When we arrive to your home, we put our years of experience to work. We know where German cockroaches hide, and we know how to eradicate them from your home. We have the most current technology that ensures an effective multipronged treatment approach. With Pointe Pest Control on your side, you can say goodbye to any cockroach infestation. Make the right call the first time, call Pointe Pest Control.