Green Pest Solutions – Cockroaches

Cockroaches are a stressful home pest. Cockroaches are abundant in Pennsylvania and a common home invader. They eat your food, they surprise your family, and they carry oils that can lead to significant allergies and problems for those with asthma.

While homeowners may not look forward to the winter heating bills, the winter does represent some relief from pests. Rodents tend to be a problem, but many other pests die out over the winter, hiding their eggs so that their DNA can live on. But not all Insects die. Some live on, finding places to hide or hibernate and waiting until the weather warms up. The following are some examples of scurrying creatures that survive the winter.

As soon as you start to notice insects swarming around your home, it’s not uncommon to go to your local hardware store and seek out a bug zapper. Bug zappers are outdoor machines that attract insects and zap them with low amount of electricity, thus decreasing the insect population around your home and cutting down on the number of pests that may invade your property.

Whether you have neighbors with cockroaches or have just exterminated cockroaches from your home, the following steps will help your home to reject future roach infestations.

Some pests remain active during the winter and will happily come into your home where they can stay cozy. The following are places you will almost certainly encounter pests during the winter.

They are considered a venomous spider, but they are not aggressive. However this doesn't mean that they should not be considered dangerous, they will bite freely if provoked.

Cockroaches are one of the most common household pests. There are about 3,500 species of roaches found worldwide, however only four of those species are prevalent pests in Pennsylvania, German Cockroaches being the most prominent.