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How to Get Rid of Roaches Naturally

Here are some rather, um, interesting facts about roaches.

  • Cockroaches have been around since the time of dinosaurs.
  • A cockroach can live almost a month without food.
  • A cockroach can live about two weeks without water.
  • Some female cockroaches only mate once and stay pregnant for life
  • A cockroach can live for up to one week without its head!
  • Cockroaches can hold their breath for up to 40 minutes.
  • Cockroaches can run up to 3 miles an hour.

We would like to thank pestworldforkids.org for posting more information than you’ll ever want to know about these repugnant critters…ew.How to get rid of roaches

But here’s the most important fact you need to know—Macy’s Termite & Pest Control can help you eliminate these seemingly indestructible nuisances with green solutions! And you do want to take quick action when you see these pests. They multiply quickly and are known to transmit diseases. Salmonella and other food poisonings are commonly attributed to roach infestations. Early intervention is best!

Roaches are attracted to untidy places, damp, dark places, already infested areas, and places where they can hide. Here are some everyday steps to help you get rid of cockroaches:

  • Nеvеr leave dirty dishes іn your sink оr dishwasher overnight. Roaches live for food debris!
  • Wіpe your counters well аnd sweep thе floor оf уоur kitchen аt night. This eliminates crumbs.
  • Store food іn airtight containers.
  • Seal аnу cracks оr crevices іn thе walls, beneath thе sink оr аnуwhеrе іn thе house.
  • Empty thе kitchen trash саn daily аnd uѕе а plastic bag tо cover the inside of your trash саn.
  • De-clutter your home аnd get rid оf аll thе places thаt roaches can hide.
  • Install weatherstripping оn your doors аnd windows tо prevent cockroaches frоm entering уоur house.

Sometimes these steps are not enough to get rid of roaches in your home. That’s when it’s time to call Macy’s Termite & Pest Control. With our eco-superior methods and green pest solutions, you can say good-bye to repulsive roaches!

Macy’s is a Green leader in the pest control industry and we strive to bring you the best in green pest control in Sarasota. We are constantly striving to update our methods with the leading green products.  Working with EPA registered minimum- risk products, we have been able to further our world-class rating as the “best of the best” when it comes to managing pest problems naturally.

Call us today if you would like more information or need help eliminating roaches from your home.

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