Latest Cockroach Articles

Cockroach Baits


Cockroach baits come in tubes of gel or you can buy little stations that contain a pesticide “cookie”. Either way, these baits draw hungry cockroaches to feed and once they do, they return to their nests where they die in a day or so.

Roaches In House | Cockroaches


, There is no reason why someone should live with roaches in a house with today’s advanced cockroach baiting products.

Roach Baiting


Successful roach baiting requires knowledge of the cockroach species and a complete understanding about cockroach habits.

Cockroach Bait


Just because you buy cockroach bait doesn’t mean you are going to control cockroaches. Most homeowners don’t understand cockroach habits and even fewer actually read the product label.

Cockroach Control


Cockroach control is not difficult. It just takes time and a willingness to change some personal habits. Clutter and carelessness about food spills are at the top of the list of things that need to be corrected if you ever hope to be free of cockroaches.

Cockroach Infestation


A cockroach infestation cannot always be fixed with pesticides alone. Living in clutter and failing to do a good job of cleaning can cause a major cockroach infestation to occur. 

Cockroach Species


You might have known that cockroaches can survive for a week with its head cut off, but did you know that the cockroache species might be able to predict earthquakes? Find out more interesting cockroach facts.

Do Cockroaches Bite


All the cockroach species that are common invaders of homes are capable of biting people. Cockroach bites normally occur when the person is sleeping.

Palmetto Bugs


Palmetto bugs are American Cockroaches, but with a more appealing name. These suckers are big, they can fly, and they aren't scared of anything or anyone. Palmetto bugs are creepy, but getting rid of palmetto bugs can be a cinch.

Oriental Cockroaches


Oriental cockroaches are slow movers, can barely climb and few are capable of flight. But, don't underestimate the Oriental cockroach for what it lacks in maneuverability it makes up in other places.

Brown Banded Cockroach


The Brown Banded cockroach is one of the smaller cockroaches around.  But, what it lacks in size it makes up in numbers.  Brown Banded cockroaches hitchhike their way into our homes and our lives.

Cockroach - Madagascar Hissing Cockroach


The Madagascar Hissing cockroach has become an unwilling celebrity through various TV reality shows and horror movies. But, the Madagascar Hissing cockroach is actually a gentle giant.

Cockroach - American Cockroach


The American cockroach is one of the largest cockroaches we encounter. American cockroaches are usually found in commercial, industrial environments, but can find their way into homes via plumbing pipes and sewer lines.

Boric Acid Roach Control


Boric acid roach control works. It's the all-purpose insecticide that does it all. Boric acid is used to kill ants, spiders, cockroaches, wood boring beetles, and fleas. Boric acid can stop and repair wood rot, too.

Organic Cockroach Control


When it comes to cockroach control most people will scream “No mercy!” The problem is that some roach pesticides will poison you too! Here are a few non-toxic solutions to get rid of cockroaches.

Cockroach Identification


Cockroach identification is important to making correct treatment decisions. Big or small, identify cockroaches here.

Get Rid of Roaches


When you want to get rid of roaches most people will scream “No mercy!” The problem is that some roach pesticides will poison you too! Here are a few non-toxic solutions to get rid of cockroaches.

Cockroach Facts


Roaches and filth. Roaches and filth. Go together like, well, I don't know an adequate rhyme, but who cares? Cockroaches are yucky!

Water Bugs


We often hear homeowners say, “We don't have any cockroaches, but we do see waterbugs in our basement.” The Oriental cockroach is often called a waterbug or water bug.

Roach Control


In spite of advances in pesticides and roach control techniques, why is roach control so difficult? Cockroaches still maintain their position of being one of our most common household and commercial pests.

Wood Roach


The Wood roach is a large cockroach often mistakenly identified as the American cockroach. The wood roach does not live inside structures.

Name Origins Cockroaches


There are many cockroach species with many names depending upon the country. Cockroach name origins may not control the critter, but knowing the name origins of cockroaches can provide important information about this pest.

Cockroach Weird Stories


Urban legends about insects give us nightmares, yet we're still fascinated and disgusted by their presence. Read on if you have the stomach to hear about a cockroach insect urban legend.