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Category Archives: Cockroaches

When it comes to pest management and control, it’s paramount to stay up-to-date on environmental discoveries, extermination innovations and the changing dynamics of the world around us. We think it’s important to share these findings with you, along with the new discoveries and any new topics we uncover in our own day-to-day work as your hometown professionals.

  1. Something Crawling in Your Basement? Here’s How to Get Rid of Silverfish

    When it comes to the creepy-crawlies that inhabit our basements, it’s no surprise to learn they might be among the worst pests to invade your home. Basements and crawl spaces are the perfect living and breeding ground for many unwanted pests—cool, damp, undisturbed areas make for easy attraction. But dealing with these pests properly—including waterbugs…

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  2. Can Cockroaches Make You Sick?

    When it comes to allergy season, we tend to think about plant pollens as the major culprit of our itchy eyes and runny noses. But there are also a host of non-plant and year-round triggers for allergy symptoms and asthma attacks that you probably never considered. They go by the name of cockroaches. Allergies Are…

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  3. Why You Shouldn’t Use Essential Oils For Roaches

    As tempting as it may be to take the all-natural route, using essential oils for roaches isn’t the best of ideas. In fact, the reality is that you should steer clear completely. While the Internet would have you believe there’s an essential oil cure for any pest—including roaches—homeowners notoriously waste time and money with an…

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  4. Bad News: Roaches Are Getting Harder to Kill

    Cockroaches have a reputation for being hard to kill. We’re sure you’re heard the joke about cockroaches surviving a nuclear apocalypse! Unfortunately, that joke isn’t too far from the truth. Roaches are a hardy pest that have only gotten harder to kill over time. A recent study, published in Scientific Reports, showed just how hard it’s gotten…

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  5. Do You Really Have Bed Bugs, or Bed Bug Look-a-Likes?

    If we had to pick the most feared pest in Cincinnati, it would probably be bed bugs. Sure, no one wants termites or rats—but when it comes to the pest that creeps out apartment dwellers and homeowners alike, it’s gotta be bed bugs. For that reason, we get a number of calls from people worried…

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