There are thousands of species of cockroaches in the world but in Arkansas we consider three species to be nuisance pests. They are the American cockroach, German cockroach and the Smokeybrown cockroach.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Light colored edges to the body and wings that appear longer than the body
Length: 1 to 1 ½ inches
Color: Light Brown
Distinguishing Characteristics: Dark lengthwise strips on the head
Length: 1/4 to 5/8 inch
Distinguishing Characteristics: Well developed wings that stretch to the tip of the abdomen
Length: 1 to 2 inches
Cockroaches are scavengers that will seek out an environment that is suitable for breeding. Wet basements, kitchens and bathrooms are all areas that would suit roaches. That's because they provide the critical elements for cockroach survival. That is food, water, humidity, warmth and security.
Roaches carry viral and bacterial pathogens on their bodies and in their feces. Unfortunately this contributes to the spread of many illnesses and health problems including:
These pests are tough to get rid of. They multiply exponentially if the ideal conditions exist. Contacting McCauley Services for professional cockroach control is the way to get rid of these pests.
There's plenty of DIY pest control spray and treatments on the market these days. Unfortunately they don't work well or at all. Also these products may contain ingredients or chemicals that are harmful to people and pets. Contact McCauley Services if you notice roaches in the kitchen, under the washer machine or any where for that matter.
At McCauley Services we make every effort to be with you as soon as possible. In most cases we can respond on the same or very next day.
The health and safety of our customers, their families or employees is very important to us. That's is why we use products and treatments that are EPA registered for pest control use. All our pest control professionals are registered and licensed by the state or local jurisdictions where we provide service to ensure proper application.
Cockroaches are often introduced in boxes and other items. Inspecting anything that comes through your doors can help cut down on infestations. Repairing leaks and moisture issues can also help deter these pests. You may also consider a routine pest control program. Many of our clients choose to continue service with our Prescribed Home Protection Program to keep pests out of their home. Our Prescribed Commercial Program aids businesses in achieving and maintaining a pest free environment.
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