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How to Tell If You Have a Cockroach Problem

Cockroaches are some of the most resilient pests on the planet. They seem to live forever. And, although they are most associated with hotter climates, they can be found in Rochester. Cockroaches can spread disease and ruin food. So, you definitely do not want them in your home.

If you are worried about having a cockroach problem, then you need to read this article. In it, we will discuss how to spot cockroaches in your Rochester home, and—most importantly—how to get rid of them. And, if you have any questions at the end of the article, don’t hesitate to call the operators at Fox Pest Control. We are happy to give you any information we can to fix your cockroach problem immediately.

How to Spot Cockroaches

If you have never looked for cockroaches before, there are a few signs that tell you they are in your Rochester home.

  • You see a cockroach. Obviously, if you see a cockroach, you probably have a cockroach problem. There is never just one cockroach in your home. So, if you see one or two, there are probably a lot more around that you don’t see.
  • This one is a little gross, but if you see smear mark on your walls or the floor, you may have a cockroach problem. Cockroaches will smear your walls as they move around your home. The smears will be brown and irregularly shaped.
  • Cockroaches do a lot of damage. They will attack your food like many other pests. However, they don’t stop at foodstuff. Instead, they will eat anything that’s organic. This includes your leather couches and a library full of books. If you see damage on any of these items, you likely have a cockroach problem.
  • Cockroaches give off an unusual smell. So, if you smell something that is unpleasant and it won’t go away, then you may have a cockroach problem. Smell is hard to go by on its own because many other pests also give off a bad smell. But, if there are a strong bad smell and some of the other signs on this list, you need to call professional pest control because your cockroach problem is likely quite bad.

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches

Although you can find cockroach traps and poison at any grocery or home improvement store, the best way to get rid of your cockroach problem is to call in the professionals. In Rochester, your best bet is Fox Pest Control. We guarantee all of our pest control services, so you can rest assured that the cockroaches are out of your home.

Fox Pest Control also provides free inspections and estimates without any obligation. Therefore, if you are not 100% sure you have a cockroach problem, give us a call. If you contact us before 2 p.m., we will be out there within four hours. We will conduct the inspection and let you know the state of your home without any risk to you.

For peace of mind and a Rochester home with no cockroaches, call Fox Pest Control at (585) 206-3240 today. Also visit this link to claim your $50 0ff coupon.

Posted on October 2, 2019.

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