Four Ways To Tell If You Have A Roach Infestation


If you think you may have cockroaches in your home, it’s time to take action before the problem gets worse. Here are four ways that you can tell if you have a roach infestation:

1. Roach Droppings

One surefire sign that you have a roach problem is roach droppings. The small black flecks may resemble coffee grounds, and seeing droppings concentrated in an area typically means that is where the roaches are congregating and looking for food.

2. A Bad Smell

Cockroaches emit a bad oily or musky smell. One or two roaches won’t typically smell like anything, but if you have an infestation, you’ll be able to catch a whiff.

3. Seeing a Cockroach in the Daytime

You may think that seeing a cockroach is a telltale sign there is a problem, but since roaches are nocturnal, they aren’t usually caught in the act. Seeing one in the daytime may indicate that you have a complete infestation.

4. Dead Roaches and Egg Cases

Finding dead roaches or the egg casings left behind by recently hatched roaches is a bad sign of a roach infestation.

If you have a roach infestation, the problem is likely too big to tackle on your own. A professional can help you solve your roach problem once and for all. To learn more about the telltale signs that you have a roach infestation, call Bugman Pest Elimination, Inc. today!

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