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Cockroaches are stealthy insects that tend to hide during the day. For that reason, it can be hard to know when you have an infestation. However, seeing even one roach is an indicator that there are likely many more nearby. It’s important to learn how to manage cockroaches by learning what attracts them to your property in the first place. Implementing preventative measures can help keep cockroaches away from your property—for good.
Preventing cockroach problems
Like any pest, roaches are searching for three main things: food, water, and shelter. To effectively keep them away from your home, it’s important to stay vigilant about reducing or eliminating their survival sources inside your home. Some ways you can keep cockroaches away include:
- Refrigerate unsealed food and store food in airtight containers.
- Avoid leaving pet food out overnight and promptly put it away after mealtime.
- Wipe or clean up spills and crumbs immediately.
- Keep your oven, microwave, and counters debris-free.
- Never leave clutter or piles of junk around your property.
- Seal all cracks and gaps around pipes and in your home’s exterior.
- Completely seal trash and take it out routinely.
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Can you get rid of cockroaches yourself?
For the most part, managing a cockroach infestation always requires the help of a professional exterminator. Although there are many all-natural or DIY cockroach control methods that you may read about online, they are never a long-term solution.
Cockroaches are known for hiding in the nooks and crannies of your property, making them difficult to find without the eye of a trained professional. Your best best at managing a cockroach infestation is preventing them in the first place and working with a cockroach exterminator.
Reliable cockroach extermination
Cockroaches are known for their survival skills, making them even harder to get rid of without an exterminator. If you see even a single roach inside your property, it’s time to call a professional cockroach exterminator. The cockroach removal team at Johnson Pest Control will thoroughly inspect your home for roaches, implement methods to control or remove them, and help keep them away for good—guaranteed. To learn more about how we can keep you and your family safe from cockroaches, call us today!Back to Cockroach Control – Exterminators – Removal
How to Manage a Cockroach Infestation in Sevierville TN
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