Category Archives: Roaches

The absolute best articles on roach information and how to get rid of roaches in your home or business. Anybody can kill 95% of a roach infestation but only someone armed with knowledge of this almost impossible bug can go the extra distance.

German Roaches Exposed; From The Mind Of Jeremy Miller

German roaches, Blattella germanica, are nasty little pests that are typically brought in to the home, workplace, restaurant, food processing plant, etceteras, by ‘hitchhiking,’ meaning that they are transported from one location to another by accidental human transportation.  They are … Continue reading

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Where Do Professional Exterminators Find German Roaches?

If you were a professional exterminator where would you look to find and treat German roaches? No doubt, this question, or some reasonable facsimile of it has crossed the mind of many a pest control do it yourself person as … Continue reading

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The Way To Kill Roaches and The Links That’ll Guarantee Results

In my many years as a hired killer I’ve seen many different formulas when it comes to killing German roaches. Some involve heavy doses of noxious home brew liquids, others are recipe’s of poisons and food. There’s even a few … Continue reading

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The 30 Day Crash Diet To Get Rid Of Your German Roaches

Have you ever tried losing weight by doing a crash diet? It’s an extreme technique and most Doctors would advise against it. Wrestlers and boxers do it all the time trying to make weight and women who want to fit … Continue reading

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Big Roaches Big Trouble In The Bathroom

Out of all the insects pest professionals take care of a daily basis, big roaches just don’t ever seem to make it on the most difficult list. These lumbering giants don’t have near the reproductive numbers as their smaller cousins. … Continue reading

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Oriental Cockroach

The Oriental roach is also known as the waterbug partly because it is most often associated with damp and moist places. This bug is one of the larger peridomestic roaches and is most often found in lower lying areas of … Continue reading

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Ask The Bug Doctor About Roaches In Appliances

The majority of pest control customers want very little to do with helping your service. Of course this a bit of a generalization but I don’t think this statement is that far off from the truth. There is however, a … Continue reading

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The Australian Roach

The Australian roach is a relative of the American cockroach, with whom it shares a very close resemblance and is often confused one for another. Just like its cousin, the Australian cockroach prefers to live outside rather than indoors. They … Continue reading

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Paper Or Plastic – German Roaches & The Brown Bag Effect

Those of us who’ve been around for awhile can tell you that the phrase “paper or plastic” was one of the most welcome sayings in pest controls history. At least when it comes to german roaches that is. ‘Recyclable’ brown … Continue reading

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The Smokybrown Cockroach

The smokybrown roach gets its name from its uniform brown to mahogany color. This roach is also called a woods roach or water bug and very often confused with its cousin the American roach because of their similar size. Smokybrown … Continue reading

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Roaches In The Refrigerator

Nothings more disgusting than opening up the ol fridge and have german roaches scurry about. It’s one thing to have roaches in the kitchen cabinets and drawers but the ice cold confines of the refrigerator is the last place you’d … Continue reading

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The Flying Asian Cockroach

Asian Cockroach is another member of the roach family which is fast becoming a major pest throughout the southern United States. This roach thrives in tropical and subtropical climates and was first discovered in Tampa Florida in 1986. Early control … Continue reading

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The American Roach

American Cockroaches are sometimes known as Water Bug or Palmetto Roaches. This largest of the common household roach did not originate in America but came in shipped cargo from Africa in the early 1600’s. While it is possible to have … Continue reading

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Roach Baiting At A Bar? Maybe You Should Pour Yourself A Drink

I love baiting for roaches- it is a valuable tool and when it comes to german roaches we need all the help we can get. What I don’t agree with is technicians, companies or groups who insist on baiting only … Continue reading

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Good Bye Mr. Roach (pestcemetery back in 1959)

I wasn’t even born yet in 1959 but roaches were definitely around. It’s interesting how much was known even this long ago about roaches and other pests. Scientists and researchers did an incredible job on laying the foundation for what … Continue reading

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