Cockroaches are the one of the nastiest pests found in a home. Cockroaches may become a problem in homes, warehouses, offices, restaurants, hospitals or in any other structure that has stores or food preparation areas. These pests are known to transmit diseases since they carry bacteria from human excrement in sewers and pet droppings. German cockroaches in particular are believed to transmit disease causing organisms such as hepatitis virus, Staphylococcus spp. and coliform bacteria. They have also been associated with the spread of dysentery and typhoid. It is also believed that an infestation can cause allergens and asthma in some populations.
Viewing posts tagged COCKROACH INFESTATION
There are different ways to repel cockroaches from your home but many people are now turning to repellents to do the job. There are many cockroach repellents available on the market today offering different options on smell and effectiveness. The main purpose for repellents is to create an environment that makes it uncomfortable for roaches to nest and move around. As such, the repellent must be toxic enough to be effective for a long period of time. Some repellents are branded as natural while some are purely chemical but you need to buy one that is suitable for the home environment. Here are a few repellents that have been widely recommended for their effectiveness and user friendliness.