Roaches are one of the most disliked insects we encounter in our homes or offices. They’re sneaky, can carry diseases, and are tough to target if you’re attempting to rid your home or office of them yourself. Sometimes it can feel like roaches can survive just about anything! If you’re feeling frustrated or simply can’t find a way to tell these pesky bugs to pack their bags, your team of pest control heroes at Clegg’s is here to help save the day. Our highly trained team will swoop in with effective treatment techniques and safe practices that will eliminate the presence of roaches, giving you back your home or office, as well as your peace of mind. We’ve served our friends and neighbors throughout Greensboro and North Carolina since 1964 and are ready to help you as well! Call us at 888-MRCLEGG or contact us today to schedule your FREE inspection today.
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How Do Roaches Get in My Home?
You probably know that roaches can get into your home or office through cracks in the foundation or exterior walls, but they can also enter in many other ways. Roaches can also squeeze through openings that are as small as 1/6th of an inch wide, which means they can scoot under doors or loose windows. These insects are creative and won’t let anything stop them, so you might also find that they are entering through drains or hitching rides on cardboard boxes or newspapers. If you bring firewood into your home to use in your fireplace, be sure to store it away from the house and bring in only what you need; roaches enjoy living in wood piles and can come in with you as you get ready to light the fire.
Where Should I Look for Roaches?
These insects are nocturnal, so you might not notice them as you go about your day-to-day activities. However, you may spot them in dark areas, like inside cabinets, underneath appliances, or in drawers. Be sure to check underneath your refrigerator, behind the stove, and in any floor drains.
How Will I Know if I Have an Infestation?
If you see a roach out in daylight, that’s a sure sign there are more hiding around. Other things you can look for include roach droppings (these will resemble black pepper flakes), egg casings that are long and oval in shape and light brown in color. Do you smell something that’s just not right? When roaches inhabit a space, they can leave a lingering musty or oily odor, which is another sign that it’s time to call in an expert. Be sure to check underneath furniture, behind books on bookshelves, and in other dark areas of your home for signs. If you’re not sure, you can always call our team for a free inspection.
Trust Clegg’s Pest Control
Whether you’ve seen evidence of roaches or simply would like a preventative inspection, our team is here to serve you and make sure you can enjoy a bug-free home. After all, creepers and crawlers belong at the Greensboro Science Center, not beside you in the kitchen! Contact us for more information and let our team of Greensboro pest control heroes create a custom treatment plan to tackle your roach problem. As Greensboro’s top choice for pest control, we look forward to working with you soon.