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Exactly Why Do We Hate Cockroaches So Much?

What Is It About Cockroaches That We Hate?
What Is It About Cockroaches That We Hate?

The last thing a property owner wants to see scurrying around their property is a cockroach. These intimidating bugs are fast, creative at getting into food sources, and in some cases show no fear when confronted.

About Cockroaches

There are even more reasons why the sight of cockroaches traveling over, under, and around your living area can make your skin crawl. Any one of these situations is why many people choose to contact a NYC cockroach exterminator for professional help needed to eliminate these and other bug problems.

• Cockroaches have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, which means they have adapted very well to the planet’s many changes and are most likely at the top of the list of survivors.

• Cockroaches have around 4,600 subspecies setting up housekeeping around the world.

• Some species are known to carry allergens that can be problematic for asthma sufferers.

• Roaches are transporters of bacteria as they traverse through many dark, dank, and unclean areas.

• Most people have an adverse attitude towards cockroaches because of their size and armored-body look.

• They’re just gross.

• However, on the list of dangerous insects that are harmful to humans, cockroaches rank much lower than mosquitoes.

At Stern Environmental Group, our NYC cockroach exterminator specialists are standing by to rid your property of disease carrying bugs. Contact us by phone or through our online form for more information or to schedule an appointment.

The Trouble with Cockroaches

The Trouble With Cockroaches
The Trouble With Cockroaches

If you’re like many people, you probably think of cockroaches and assume that anyone who is harboring these pests in their kitchen must not be very clean. However, you tend to think differently when cockroaches come to visit your business.

Clean Areas Invite Cockroaches Too

Even if you clean meticulously, you can still be prone to a cockroach infestation and not even know it. Very small food particles can be missed when you’re sweeping the kitchen floor. It’s also easy to forget those minor water spills. Sometimes these small amounts are all that’s needed to encourage a cockroach infestation.

Health Problems Caused by Cockroaches

Many people are allergic to the substances produced by cockroaches that are found in their droppings. Cockroaches tend to stay out of sight, so you might not know you have an infestation for a long time. In the meantime, the allergens that are present in their fetal matter quickly become airborne, resulting in chronic lung and breathing problems for many people.

The only way to effectively get rid of a cockroach infestation for good is by talking with a Pest Control Specialist about your problem. An experienced exterminator will be able to assess your infestation and determine the best way to rid your space of these pests for good.

If you’d like to make an appointment for an inspection, please contact us today.