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Spring Cleaning & Spring Pest-Proofing Go Hand-in-Hand

March 24th, 2021

While spring cleaning is a great time for homeowners to de-clutter and spruce up the home, this seasonal tradition is a doubly beneficial time to tidy up in order to prevent undesirable, springtime pests such as ants, termites, mice, and fruit flies. To help the public maintain pest-free homes this spring, the National Pest Management…

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The Dangers Of Cockroaches

February 11th, 2021

Cockroach infestations are disgusting. No one wants these pests around the home. However, roaches may cause more than just discomfort. They may carry certain diseases on their bodies, and they are actually one of the most common causes of indoor allergies. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the dangers posed by…

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Cockroaches Evolved To Hate The Taste Of Sweets In Order To Avoid Poisons

January 12th, 2021

After 350 million years of survival, it’s fair to say that cockroaches are doing something right. Over this time period, the cockroaches evolved many adaptations that made them so hardy. However, one adaptation in particular stands out. Cockroaches have changed their internal chemistry in a way in which glucose no longer tastes sweet, but bitter.…

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Ways to Avoid Roach Rage

October 16th, 2020

Cockroaches are among the most common insect pests and like to eat many of the same foods we do. They’re especially troublesome if found wherever food is prepared or served, as they may transfer disease-causing organisms. The most common types of cockroaches in Georgia  are the American cockroach, German cockroach, oriental cockroach and smoky brown…

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Atlanta Is One Of The Most Cockroach-Infested US Cities

May 26th, 2020

The United States is home to several cockroach species that are pests of homes and buildings, and given Georgia’s subtropical climate, cockroaches find the state to be particularly hospitable. This is because virtually all 3,500 to 4,000 cockroach species that have been documented worldwide must inhabit humid and wet conditions in order to thrive. In…

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The 411 on Cockroaches in the Home

May 20th, 2020
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Australian Cockroaches Are More Prevalent In Georgia Homes Than Many Residents Likely Realize, And They Are Associated With The Spread Of Disease, Food Contamination, And Allergic Conditions

February 13th, 2020

Periplaneta australasiae, better known as the Australian cockroach, is a globally distributed cockroach species that commonly invades homes where they can successfully reproduce, spread disease-causing microorganisms, infest pantries, contaminate stored foods, trigger allergic reactions, and damage wood, cardboard, paper and other materials. While Australian cockroaches are not as well known among the American public as…

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Why Asian Cockroaches Often Invade Georgia Homes In Large Numbers, And How Can These Roaches Be Eliminated From The Homes That They Infest?

January 16th, 2020

More than 4,000 cockroach species have been documented worldwide, and the majority of these species can only be found in tropical regions. Surprisingly, of all documented roach species, only 30 are known for being pests of homes and buildings. The United States is home to around 70 documented cockroach species, but only around a dozen…

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The Oriental Cockroach Is Able To Survive Best In Southeastern US Homes Where They Hide Their Eggs Within Enclosed Indoor Spaces

December 13th, 2019

Multiple species of cockroaches are abundant in Georgia where humidity and wet weather provides them with the conditions they need to thrive. The most common cockroach pests found in homes in the state include German, Oriental, American, brown-banded and brown cockroaches. The three most widely distributed cockroach pests in the US are German, American and…

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The Smokybrown Cockroach Is The Second Most Common Roach Pest Found In Georgia Homes

November 20th, 2019

A significant number of cockroach species are commonly encountered pests within Georgia homes and buildings. Some of the most common roach pests in the state include German, American, brown-banded, and Oriental cockroaches. The state has also become home to non-native species that have been introduced into the US somewhat recently. These species include Turkestan, smokybrown…

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