From planes to cars, cockroaches seem to be everywhere. How do these resourceful pests find their way into places that humans would prefer they stay away from? Cockroaches are programmed to find a way into any sheltered area with a water and food source.
Cracks, Crevices and Holes
As with any household pests, cockroaches (also known as Palmetto Bugs) are most often able to find a way into a building by locating small cracks or holes that lead to a warm, sheltered place to live. A nearby food and water source is another big draw. Sealing up cracks can keep cockroaches from coming into a home, but these pests are known for their resourcefulness and ability to find a way to survive.
Even if a property owner ensures that there are no cracks or holes that can encourage pests to enter a building, cockroaches are adept at finding a way to hitchhike … Read Full Post »