IDENTIFYING GERMAN ROACH PROBLEMS
German roaches are small, tan, and approximately ½ inch long as adults, with two longitudinal black stripes on the thorax. Adult german roach infestations have four wings. They have four or five smaller nymphal stages with no wings but with stripes. The eggs case is tan and elongated.
QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT GERMAN ROACH PROBLEMS
- Where are you seeing them?
- What time of the day?
- How many are you seeing?
- Where do they go when startled?
- What size cockroaches are you seeing?
LOCATING GERMAN ROACH INFESTATIONS
German cockroach infestations harbor in cracks and crevices in warmer moist or more humid areas of the room. Bathrooms and kitchens are usually the first area that German cockroach problems are seen but in many cases they can be found in bedrooms and other living areas.
Pay Particular Attention To:
Areas where you have seen German roach problems; may include dishwashers, refrigerators, pantries, cabinet drawers (inside and underneath), under sinks.
If German roach infestations are widespread, food sources are probably nearby. Look for antennae sticking out of cracks and crevices, droppings, fecal specks, cast skins, dead roaches, and egg capsules.
Note: This is a significant structural pest. If live German roach problems are seen in the open areas - e.g. on walls, in corners or running on cabinets or counters – then the German roach infestation may be significantly large. In infestations like this there is often an odor associated with the German roach infestation.
HOW TO GET RID OF GERMAN ROACH PROBLEMS
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