Cockroaches are an insect that attacks our pantries and kitchens in an attempt to find food, shelter and water in our homes, but can be controlled by your Tulsa pest control company. These pantry pests find their way to us wherever we are. Humans been plagued by them for years, and they have piggybacked off of our shipping lanes in order to find their way into homes around the world. So in this article, let us take a good hard look at cockroaches, their life cycle, and what you and your Tulsa pest-control company can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from these invading insects.


The two most prominent indoor cockroaches are the German cockroach and the brown banded cockroaches. These cockroaches get inside our homes and feed on the same things that we do. They love breads and processed foods. Fats and proteins are also consumable by these insects. The number one way to keep them out is by keeping a clean and sanitary home. Leaving a pan of grease on the stove invites these insects to come out for a smorgasbord. Food fallen down and not cleaned up on the floor or left out on the countertop can also invite these pantry pests.  Teenagers putting dirty plates under their beds or not washing the dishes before you go to bed at night can also create problems.

While keeping a clean house can keep them out of your home, once they’re there simply cleaning up is not going to get rid of them. At this point, you’ll need to call your Tulsa pest-control company for help. Many people will go straight to the hardware store and get a can of their favorite pesticide. While this will kill the ones that you see on contact, it can cause the ones you don’t see to multiply causing a larger problem when you’re done. Check out our reviews! These pesticides are able to be sensed by other cockroaches, and they will avoid walking through it. If you spray them excessively, you can trap them in a wall where they’ll continue to reproduce until the pesticide breaks down. This means you’ll have more cockroaches at the end then when you started.


Once you do, call your Tulsa pest control company and they will have multiple ways that they can protect your home from these insects. Baits are very effective means by which to do this. Cockroaches are a community type of insect. While they don’t use full on colonies like termites or ants, they do gather together in the same harborage point and help each other to survive. The larger adults will go out and forge for food. As they do, they’ll eat some and pick some up on the sides of their exoskeleton. When you go back to the harborage point, the young ones and smaller ones will feed off of the spots of food that attach to their exoskeleton. They also eat their droppings. Contact your Tulsa pest control company for more information.

If you’re having issues with cockroaches or any other pest control issues then its time to contact your Tulsa pest control company today. Here at TermMax pest control, we are the best in the business when it comes to dealing with cockroaches or any other pantry pest. We service the greater Tulsa area, including Broken Arrow, Coweta, Claremore, Catoosa, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Prattville, Owasso, Turley, Jenks, Bixby, and so much more. Call today for a free estimate. We’re here to help!

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