How To Keep Cockroaches Out Of Your Home During The Summertime Part 1 Of 2

Once the air temperature reaches a steady rate of 84 degrees, cockroaches areĀ fast at work both indoors and out report Monmouth County, NJ exterminator professionals. Cockroaches have proven to be very adaptable in all sorts of environments. Even with the multitude of pesticides that are available on the market today, cockroaches will never be fully eradicated. Cockroaches do serve a purpose in nature as they consume decaying organic matter. The problem with cockroaches is when they clash with humans and invade our homes, restaurants, hospitals, etc. as they search for food, water, and shelter.

Although there are thousands of species of cockroaches throughout the world, the most common and problematic cockroaches in New Jersey, as well as other parts of the United States, are the American cockroach, the Oriental cockroach, and the German cockroach.

While all of these varieties of cockroaches can enter a home or business at any time, many homeowners that were cockroach free are often surprised by the presence of cockroaches in their home after they have returned from their summer vacation. In most cases, this common occurrence is not due to the fact that the homeowner has a filthy home that the cockroaches are attracted to. Cockroaches are opportunistic feeders and will take advantage of any situation that presents itself.

Oriental cockroaches typically live outdoors but can find their way indoors via cracks or crevices in all types of dwellings. These types of cockroaches love to hang out in basements where it is dark, damp, and cool, as they seek out a good water source. Oriental cockroaches will rarely be found on upper level floors of a home.

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