Southern Maine Cockroach Exterminator

There is not much worse than spotting an ugly, dirty cockroach in your home. You may recoil at its mere presence, then wonder where it came from, how it got in and if it has friends hiding nearby. Cockroaches are truly one of the United States’ most disgusting insects, but they are also dangerous and should be taken care of immediately by a proven southern Maine cockroach exterminator like Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control.

Crawling Germs

Maine Cockroach Exterminators | Maine Bed Bugs and Pest ControlCockroaches are usually easily identified by their long, stocky brown bodies (up to two inches long), six legs and two antennae. Some cockroaches also have wings in a brownish red color, however thankfully most winged cockroaches don’t usual fly.

While these common household pests are quite a nuisance and health hazard in homes, they are actually beneficial to the environment by helping to recycle decaying organic materials. Thus why they love dirty homes with food left out, and how they obtain and carry various harmful diseases. In addition to carrying diseases and leaving bacteria in their wake, the debris from their dead bodies and droppings can escalate allergies.

But you can keep a spotless home with food always put away and still see cockroaches. The American Cockroach is notorious for finding entry points in even the smallest of crevices and through HVAC vents, plus they are nocturnal and most active when the lights are out and you are fast asleep. Then there is their lightning-fast reproduction. You can almost guarantee that for every one you see, there are many more hiding out in various stages of life.

Head into Battle

Because of the cockroach’s elusiveness and ability to hide well and breed quickly, do-it-yourself extermination rarely goes well or kills them all. Their eggs are even naturally protected from most over-the-counter insecticides. To really head into battle and win the infestation, you need Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control as your premier southern Maine cockroach exterminator. Protect your home and your family – call us today at (207) 650-8654.