Signs of the presence of cockroaches
If you have cockroaches, you might see them run for their lives at night when you turn on the light. Cockroaches also leave droppings, eggs and skin remains after moulting. If you notice a musty smell
or you see cockroaches in plain daylight this means that your home is infested. That's when you need to contact a
The cockroach can lay 30 to 40 eggs at a time; eggs that will become adults after 60 days. The cockroach is able to lay eggs four to five times in its life that lasts between 3 and 6 ½ months. This means that it has an amazing ability to reproduce.
Habitat and habits
Cockroaches love to live in warm and damp places such as kitchens and bathrooms because they need water to survive. Cockroaches preferably hide in small slits near a kitchen cabinet, a sink or a wet place
and they spend most of their time there. They are nocturnal and eat everything, including soap, toothpaste, glue, etc. Cockroaches move from one apartment to another in order to survive or also when repellent products have been deposited in their customary habitat.
Not only do cockroaches inspire disgust but, as they are present in trash cans and other contaminated sites, bacteria cling to them and can infect food
and materials with which they are in contact.
Among the bacteria that cockroaches carry there are the salmonella that can cause severe diarrhea, E. coli, streptococcus (responsible for pneumonia) and some worms and even viruses causing polio.
Cockroach droppings can cause allergies and breathing difficulties.