Sharing your house with cockroaches is definitely a terrible experience that you can have in your life. These nasty intruders suddenly come into your life, hide in dark places and throughout the night the start appearing everywhere, from your kitchen to your bedroom!
They are not only nasty at the same time cockroaches carry lot of diseases with them, which may harm you or your family.
The key for a successful cockroach control and extermination relies on where to treat your house. In order to achieve the success, you must be aware of where cockroaches hide.
The primary hiding places of cockroaches can be listed as follows:
Cracks and crevices:
Once cockroaches enter your house, they’ll find the best dark and safe place for building their nests. Just like humans, they will be looking for protecting their family by choosing the hard to access places for nesting. Wall cracks and crevices form the perfect gap for cockroaches to enter and locate their nests for the rest of their colony.
Your refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and dryer are perfect locations for cockroaches to hide as they maintain both the water source that the roaches need and the perfect environment regarding the temperature. Make sure you have checked behind your refrigerator and pulled out your dishwasher for a successful treatment.
Small appliances like coffee machine and microwave should also be at the top of your checklist during your cockroach treatment process.
It is so common that cockroaches tend to hide in electronics like your game console. Often, the electronics including your laptop may form a good location for cockroaches to leave their eggs for new baby roaches.
Doesn’t matter if you are applying home made cockroach remedies or already have hired a pest control company, the above listed areas where cockroaches tend to hide should always be checked before and during the treatment period for the most effective cockroach control.