Got cockroaches? As with many pests, it's important to know which species you might be dealing with. Learn more below about common types of cockroaches in Indiana an how POW Pest Control can help you rid them from your home or business.
Yes, cockroaches are fairly common in Indiana. The most common cockroach species found here are the American Cockroach and the German Cockroach.
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American Cockroaches are the largest species of cockroach in Indiana. Adults grow up to 2 inches in length and reddish-brown in color. Although large in size, they're quite fast runners and are capable of flying, if you weren't terrified enough already.
These pests are also known as sewer cockroaches, since they prefer warm, damp spaces like sewer systems and plumbing. If you ever find one of these pests inside your home or business, you're most likely to spot them near the bathroom or any other room with a drain. They will typically make their way through the sewer system to gain access to your home or business.
American Cockroaches or "sewer cockroaches" pose a greater threat to you, your family, and/or you business because they bring dangerous sewage germs, bacteria, and allergens with them. Cockroaches are notoriously hard to kill as well.
The German Cockroach is the most common of the structure infesting cockroaches in the United States. Adults don't grow nearly as large as American Cockroaches (only 1/2 to 5/8 of an inch) nor are they able to fly.
They can be spotted throughout various human-occupied spaces, but prefer warm and humid locations such as kitchens and bathrooms. This cockroach is very persistent and often difficult to exterminate.
German Cockroaches are most often associated with infestations in restaurants, food processing facilities, hotels, nursing homes, and other occupied facilities.
Cockroaches are one of the most resilient Indiana pests that you might face as a homeowner or business owner. Let the professionals at POW Pest Control customize your service plan and deliver the pest control solutions you need to get rid of this problem once and for all. Our phone lines are open 24 hours a day, give us a call at (812) 696-2100.
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