DATE POSTED: January 8, 2016
Have you ever had something like this happen to you? You're lying in bed at 3 in the morning, unable to sleep. You roll out of bed, slip into comfy slippers, and shuffle off down the hallway towards the kitchen, and the leftover chocolate cake calling to you from the sideboard. All seems calm in the house, but when you flick on the light, something skitters across the floor. Another something…
DATE POSTED: December 3, 2015
How do you like your bugs? Do you prefer them to be crawling on the walls, chewing into your pantry foods, sliding across your silverware, or would you rather find them laying on the floor stiff as a board? You may be thinking that you'd rather not see them at all, and we agree. That is the best way to see them. But the cold, hard truth about cockroaches is that these are clever and effective…
DATE POSTED: November 23, 2015
What exactly is an American cockroach? Well, we know one thing, they really are "American" cockroaches, and we Americans own this fact. Unlike those Germans who refer to German cockroaches as "Russian" cockroaches. These American cockroaches, which are also known as "water bugs" or "palmetto bugs" are a reddish-brown color, about 1.5 inches long or longer, and have wings, though they seldom fly.
DATE POSTED: October 21, 2015
There are basically three main cockroaches in Rhode Island and Massachusetts that are major household pests: American cockroaches, German cockroaches, and Oriental cockroaches. We'll give you a quick rundown on how you can tell these three apart and what you can do to keep them out of your home.
DATE POSTED: September 23, 2015
There are few things in this life as disturbing as a cockroach running across your wall at full speed. Perhaps you've experienced this--or perhaps you're experiencing it right now. If you've seen a big, shiny, reddish cockroach running on your wall and want to know how to get rid of it with extreme prejudice, you've come to the right place. Here's your quick guide to controlling American…
DATE POSTED: July 31, 2015
Unfortunately, yes. Cockroaches love urban centers. As the population of Rhode Island grows more and more dense, roaches will increase and thrive. Here are a few examples of how dense population aids in the production of cockroaches, and a few tips on how you can make your home more resistant.