How many roaches is an infestation

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They are sneaky little creatures

Just when you think you got them all, another hoard of them show u[p and spread their germs around your home. And for every 1 you see, there are about 10 or more hiding somewhere in your kitchen or home.

All they are asking for is a little food, water and warm place to sleep when they are not roaming around.

How many roaches is an infestation

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There is no good news when answering that question. That is because there is no real set number that determines whether you have a few cockroaches in your home or your house is infested with them. Even 1 cockroach can be called an infestation.

What makes matters worse, they pick the hardest and most out of the way spots for yo to reach in order to do their breeding.

Read more: how to get rid of roaches in your car

How do you know you have a cockroach infestation problem

There are some signs that let you know that it is time to contact an exterminator. And you can call them when you see just one for if there is one, more are on their way.

Here are 4 signs that let you know you have a cockroach infestation:

  • #1. You start to see those little creatures during the day time
  • #2. You start to see little roach droppings. They do not all look the same as there are 70 different species of cockroaches
  • #3. You start to find roach eggs in different parts of your home
  • #4. Your home starts to smell very badly. Cockroaches do give off a strong odor and the more there are the stronger the odor

What attracts cockroaches

Cockroaches are looking for food, water, shelter and a little warmth so if your home has food crumbs lying around or leaky pipes then you are n your way to having bug visitors.

Along with leaky pipes, condensation will attract cockroaches and if your hoe is nice and warm all the time these little creatures will head your way. And, they like to eat weird items like wall paper paste, book bindings, leather, grease and sop among other not so attractive items.

Actually, anything organic serves as food for these little creatures. Then even if your home is very air tight, cockroaches are able to flatten their bodies and sneak into your home through little cracks or openings.

Once you get a cockroach

They are hard to get rid of. With one being an infestation, you should check your home thoroughly and see where it got in for that will be the same entrance others will use.

Once inside, you will have a very difficult time getting rid of them. They are very hearty invaders

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