Know When to Call a Professional
Cockroaches have been around for millions of years. There are countless types, including the American Cockroach, Oriental Cockroach, Pennsylvania Wood Cockroach, and German Cockroach. German Cockroaches, in particular, can be difficult to get rid of. They tend to bring with them bacteria that can cause a number of health problems, resulting in things like food poisoning, dysentery, and other problems. Particularly heavy infestations can even cause issues like respiratory infections.
There are a couple of signs that you might have an infestation. Aside from finding the roaches themselves, pungent odors and smear marks on your walls can be signs that you have an infestation. If you’re worried you might have an infestation, then contact a qualified roach exterminator for assistance.