Pest Identification

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Can You Eliminate Cockroaches with Traps?

Cockroaches are one of the worst pests that can invade your home. They are incredibly dirty and contaminate food they touch. They have also been known to cause allergies and incite asthma attacks in some people. The worst of it is being unaware of whether or not you have a full-on infestation, which can be tricky to decipher. You may occasionally see a cockroach crawling up a wall, but more may be hiding in the walls. Cockroaches also tend to be nocturnal, so you may not even see them at all. There are various ways to make your home a clean environment once again, so go over your options to see what method is ideal.


The Benefit of Traps


Traps are incredibly beneficial in determining whether you have a cockroach infestation at all. Traps work by placing an adhesive material in an area that cockroaches are likely to come into contact with (usually the kitchen). Once they do come into contact with the trap, they’ll become stuck. If you start see roaches stuck on the trap you set out around your home, you’ll know whether or not your house has become a haven for roaches. From here, you can delve deeper to discover the depth of the outbreak.


Reminder Regarding Traps


Seeing that one trapped roach can seem like a real victory, but eliminating the entire source is how you win the war. More likely than not, there are many more cockroaches hiding in your walls or near your home that need to be dealt with also.

Going through an extensive elimination method is a waste of time and effort if you are unsure about the extent. Regardless of how many you’re dealing with, roaches are a menace. You can take back your home with the help of Combat Roach bait products.