Cockroaches are attracted to your home by the available food within. They feed on food, plastic, paper, packaging, fabrics and pet debris. Cockroaches are nocturnal creatures and spotting cockroaches scurrying about after switching on the lights is a solid indication of infestation. They carry and transport pathogenic microbes on their bodies and can trigger allergic reactions. Baby cockroaches are known to crawl into human ears.
- Odor - A large cockroach presence will emit an undesirable musty odor.
- Droppings - Cockroaches leave thin black droppings of variable length.
- Shed skin - Cockroaches shed their skin several times during development to their adult form.
- Live sightings - Spotting live cockroaches crawling around are a sure sign of infestation.