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German Cockroaches – Pest of the Month

German cockroaches give other cockroaches a bad name. It's one of the hardest pests to get rid of and has been in existence for around over 300 million years. They can survive a lethal dose of radiation 6 to 15 times higher than humans as well as survive without their head for a week. Interestingly it's not because they have lost their head that eventually kills them, it's the fact the decapitation will have turned to sepsis…

Four Seasons HomeTown German cockroach

Cockroaches of North Carolina – The Scavengers of the Insect World

Cockroaches in North Carolina are nasty little critters, not only are they elusive but they carry so many germs and pathogens which get transferred to us and our environment. The Smokey Brown Cockroach and American Cockroach are native to this area and our technicians are seeing an increase in them, which is probably due to the weather warming up. Cockroaches like to live in warm surroundings and anywhere with food, water and harborage. Cockroaches are the scavengers of…