German Cockroach

German Cockroach

The German cockroach is known as the survival machine. The
ability of this pest to survive is legendary within the pest
control industry. However, in more recent years integrated
pest management known as IPM , which looks at the entire
spectrum of conditions that are conducive to infestations and
seeks to mitigate them has had a positive effect on

This pest makes up at least 95% of all calls that relate to
cockroaches to Professional Exterminating. This is the
central pest that restaurants want to eliminate and prevent.

The german cockroach is more active species than the other:
produces more eggs per capsule , usually about 30 to 40 and
48 at maximum. The female carries the egg capsule until
hatching in about 50 to 60 days. More females are produced
than males insuring a population explosion if left unchecked.

This cockroach goes from nymph to adult in about 3-months.
Everything about cockroaches is pretty gross.

What cokroaches do:

They regurgitate what they eat, unfortunately in large
infestations this odor is recognizable to the Pest Control
Operator or PCO.

Their fesces and transit across surfaces makes them
unsanitary. This is especially important in food preparation

To go from egg to adult a cockroach goes through a series of
molts the exoskeleton gets discarded. In recent years it has
been implicated as a problem to people with asthma or certain

We are glad to say that at Professional Extermiating we have
had excellent results eliminating this pest.

Everything starts with a complete inspection of house,
restaurant or business. A course of action is then proposed.
IPM is key to the success of our program.

We treat all restaurants with this pest in mind.
So whether you have a restaurant, business or a house.
Call us.

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