Cockroaches: The Bugs That Just Won’t Go Away
Do you have a roach problem in your home or commercial property? Well if so you’ve come to the right place. Standard Pest Management has been providing
effective cockroach control services in NYC and Long Island since 1929. The biggest issue with roaches is just how resilient and persistent they are. While in some situations, they are a clear sign of unsanitary conditions, this is not true in a number of cases. Even a tidy, clean well-kept area can be subject to a roach infestations. Roaches like all animals are looking for a quality life which includes adequate food, water and shelter with species appropriate environment. While some roaches like it hot others prefer cooler areas. If there is an adjacent apartment or business where the roaches requirements are met the will increase in numbers and then expand out to neighboring areas.
The myth of the Persistence of New York Roaches is so prevalent that it’s
found in pop culture, comedy skits and chances are you’ve probably heard them yourself. However to the trained professional the truth is that a cockroach problem is manageable and can be resolved with the right help from an experienced pest management company.
While roaches can be seen in comedy films like “Joe’s Apartment”, on NYC, T shirts and video clips the fact of the matter is that they are no laughing matter. Roaches damage property and can short out electronics. They are unsightly and even worse, can spread disease like stomach virus, diarrhea, dysentery and worse in the wrong environment strep. Cockroaches are also allergens and their presence cast skins and droppings have led to many emergency room visits for asthma relief.
There are four main species of roaches in NYC the most common is the German (5/8”) which is found in the kitchen & bathroom, Brown Banded (5/8”) commonly found in closets, stored paper and other stored goods, Oriental (1’) basements in cooler areas and the biggest the American Roach (1.5”) frequently incorrectly referred to as a water bug. They like warmer areas and frequently enter buildings through sewer and vent lines. Because each roach has its own characteristics, behavior and control methods if it is more than a roach carried in on a bag or delivery you may need the professional help from a firm like Standard Pest Management. We remove roaches and stop them from coming back, we also help educate you to seal access points and maintain a pest free environment, which in NYC is not always that easy. Standard Pest is proud to say that we have over 88 years of experience dealing with the roaches of New York City. You can count on us to utilize the best materials and expert training necessary to get those roaches out of your establishment pronto!