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Cockroaches in North Carolina are one of the toughest pests to get rid of. They have adapted very well to deprive themselves of food and water for weeks, making them highly adaptable to different situations. There are around 70 different types of cockroaches found in the United States, and around 4,000 types in the world.

Cockroaches live close to food and water, so many discover them in kitchens and in warm environments. It’s important to eliminate them fast, because they multiply very quickly. So quickly that in a matter of one month, baby cockroaches are reproducing their own babies. Not only do they multiply extremely fast, but they also pose a health risk. They can spread many diseases like asthma and allergies, since they bring numerous variations of bacteria and germs by shedding their skins and contaminating food and kitchen surfaces.


Types Of Cockroaches

American Cockroaches

The American cockroach actually derives from Africa, despite its name. This cockroach is one of the most common species found in houses. They can hatch around 150 offspring per year, and they have antennas, wings, and 6 legs. Their shape is oval and they measure about two inches long. These cockroaches will eat about anything, including insects. They live in dark, wet places, usually within pipes and sewers in both homes and commercial buildings.

Brown Banded Cockroaches

Brown banded cockroaches usually hide their eggs under furniture, like tables and sofas, as well as in places where food is readily available when it gets dark. Female cockroaches have smaller wings than males, and their size is about half an inch long. They get their name from the two light brown bands on their body. Brown banded roaches prefer warm, dry places rather than wet areas. You will find this type of cockroach all across your home, instead of just in your kitchen.

German Cockroaches

German cockroaches are the most difficult to get rid of. This type of cockroach measures to be about half an inch in size, and their color ranges from brown to dark brown. German cockroaches live near kitchens and bathrooms. They will eat non-organic items like paper and toothpaste, but they prefer sweet, fatty, and starchy foods. If you see this type of cockroach in your home, you must call a professional exterminator immediately for complete elimination.

Oriental Cockroaches

Compared to other cockroaches, Oriental cockroaches are large and dark. This type of cockroach thrives in dirty places with cooler temperatures, and creates a strong smell. You will find them living in dirty places such as basements, crawlspaces, trash cans, firewood, leaf piles, and more. They feed on all types of garbage and organic materials.

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