Buzz Kill Pest Control provides comprehensive pest management services. We relate to our customers like family and we care for their homes as if they were our own. There are many different species of roaches that we deal with in the Dallas Fort Worth area and Buzz Kill Pest Control has comprehensive treatments for designed for any roaches that are bugging you.
Cockroaches can be a health hazard, since they can trigger asthma attacks, especially in children. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences reports that one in five children has sensitivities to cockroach allergens, which are introduced into the home through roach saliva, droppings, and decomposing bodies. Cockroaches also spread nearly 32 kinds of bacteria, including E.coli and Salmonella, which can contaminate cooking utensils, food, and food surfaces.
Most common Cockroaches found in Texas
The German Cockroach is one of the most cockroaches encountered by exterminators in Texas. This type of cockroach can be found anywhere there is food, moisture and warmth.
German Cockroaches are vectors of many serious diseases. They are known for being involved in the transmission of food poisoning, salmonella, dysentery and typhoid.
Faster than any other residential cockroach, the females can hold 18-50 eggs at a time with hatching every 3 to 4 weeks.
Smaller than German cockroaches the Brown-Banded Cockroach usually reaches about half and inch in length as adults. Both males and females have two light yellow bands across their backs.
Brown-Banded Cockroaches prefer dry environments such as closets, cabinets, trash storage areas, electrical devises and cardboard boxes. This type of cockroach can survive on almost any type of food.
Commonly known as a “water bug” this cockroach is one of the largest is size reaching one and a half inches in length. Mainly brown in color with yellowish to brownish margin around the edge of their body.
American Cockroaches prefer warm, dark, moist areas. You can find them in crawl spaces, basements, utility areas and under sinks and bathtubs.
Oriental Cockroaches are dark brown to black with a rather large body size reaching one inch in length. This type of cockroach can be found in dark, damp basements. During warmer months they often will travel outside nesting around garbage storage area or other places food can be found.