Portland Cockroach Exterminator

Do you have a cockroach infestation?  Cockroaches are one of the most widespread insects that infest homes worldwide. Once cockroaches become established, they are prolific breeders capable of producing several thousand offspring in a year. Cockroaches prefer to live where there is food, warmth and moisture.

German CockroachThe German cockroach is by far the most common roach found in homes.  Oriental and American cockroaches usually prefer dark, damp areas such as basements, floor drains, crawl spaces, and utility closets. While these are the most common there are more types of cockroaches:

  • American Cockroaches
  • Asian Cockroaches
  • Brownbanded Cockroaches
  • German Cockroaches
  • Oriental Cockroaches
  • Smoky Brown Cockroaches

Regardless of the species, cockroaches can carry many disease vectors, including Salmonella and E. coli.  In addition, once stirred about and made airborne, their skin, feces, and saliva can negatively affect those who suffer from asthma.  They are not just creepy they are potentially harmful to your family.

Many over-the-counter products homeowners utilize often prove ineffective against a cockroach infestation. These pests are extremely adaptable and may even be resistant to some home extermination methods.  The most effective methods of pest control are those administered by a professional.  The proper treatment in the correct dosage is one of the surest ways to safely exterminate all pests, especially roaches.