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TweetAmerican cockroaches are the biggest cockroaches, and some of the fastest bugs to infest a home. What does the American roach look like?  The American cockroach will have a reddish brown colored body, and will have yellow markings around the head. Off the head the American roach will have two long antennas. The American roach… Read More

PestWorld 2013 Day 3

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Tweet  It’s Day three (October 24, 2013) here at PestWorld in Phoenix, AZ, and what an event filled day it has been. The day kicked off with the pest control industry rewards, followed immediately by the general session. The general session featured Freakonomics author Stephen Dubner addressing the 3,300 pest management professionals in attendance. After… Read More

A Roach Is Not A Love Bug

TweetAh, Valentine’s Day… A day of love… A day of romance. A day of cockroaches? This week loving couples across the country are making romantic plans in anticipation for the big day. Reservations are being made at the finest restaurants. Bouquets of beautiful red roses and boxes of expensive chocolates will be at a premium… Read More

Pest Control Links For The Week

TweetPest Of The Week: The Fruit Fly   Fruit flies are part of a diverse, cosmopolitan family of flies. The Fruit fly has a very short lifespan, and shows gradual signs of maturing. As in other species of flies, temperature plays an important role in influencing the lifespan, of this pest. Generally considered a simple… Read More

Can Cockroaches Jump? Meet the Leaproach.

TweetYes. The cockroach can jump… well at lest the Leaproach can jump, and up to 50 times it’s own length!   But this unique roach is the only 1 of ~4000 known roach species that can jump. While a few roach cousins like the American Cockroach are equipped with wings and do fly, the Leaproach… Read More

How Roaches Get In Your Sink- Roach Control

Transcript from Roach Control-How Roaches get in your sink: “The roaches come in from out here; they shoot up underneath the J-rail, and start infesting inside the walls.” “Roaches are thigmatropic, thigmatropic. You can say that however you want to say, thigmatropic, however you want to say it. I believe that’s the correct spelling, if […]

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TweetArticle found on Houston Roach Control Introduction: • Cockroaches are one of the oldest groups of insects and are very successful because they are able to adapt so well to their environment. One reason for this is because of their diet. They are scavengers and will eat anything organic. • Most species are of tropical… Read More