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Why Summer is the Season for Cockroaches to Return to Your Home?

HiCare    February 28, 2022   |   Monday

Roaches infest our houses every summer. It's easier to get through the hot months if you know how to keep cockroaches away. This article will explain why this is happening and how to fix it. Pest control services are always ideal solutions to any cockroach problem.

What Causes Cockroaches to Reappear Every Summer?

Cockroaches seek warm places in their natural environment. Cockroaches will be attracted to any gaps in your house that allow air to enter a warm area. Below are some reasons for cockroach infestations:

1. They enjoy warm temperatures.

Cockroaches are connected with human environments in around 30 species out of 3,500 species. Roaches of four species are well-known and can adapt to a wide range of settings, favouring the warm temperatures present within houses.

2. It is humid indoors.

Cockroaches prefer humid places. Humidity stimulates them to seek out warmer environments. 

3. They prefer dark and damp spaces, which can be found indoors.

Cockroaches seek shelter in dark, moist locations at night. They hide throughout the day because their exoskeletons are so sensitive to sunlight. 

Cockroaches prefer warm, humid, and food-rich settings in the home. If you do not take the appropriate precautions, they will continue to breed and move into houses—contact pest control services for assistance.

Tips for Getting Rid of Cockroaches in the Summer

Below are some tips to help you address the issue of cockroaches in your home. 

1. Maintain a clean environment in your house.

Grime and dirt attract these pests naturally. Repel them by keeping your house clean and neat. When your home is clean and clutter-free, roaches have difficulty finding food, water, and shelter.

2. Repair any leaking pipes.

Water seeping from pipes within your house would almost certainly result in the growth of mould and mildew. Cockroaches love the warmth, as previously indicated, and will return if the humidity is above normal.

3. Fill up the crevices in your house.

You must seal any gaps in your house that enable roaches to enter your home. With caulk or steel wool, gaps or crevices around doors, windows, or walls can be fixed. Pest control services will be able to help. 

4. Make sure the food is kept as airtight as possible.

Be sure to clean up any crumbs or food that has been left out in your kitchen. 

Keep in mind that food is an essential channel for infectious disease transmission to people. Food-borne infections make up around a quarter of the germs isolated from cockroaches. So, it's vital to keep your food sealed and free of roaches.

Are you hoping to get rid of all cockroaches in your house? Either contact pest control services or take action to prevent pests from entering in the first place.

HiCare is ready to help you in your battle against insect infestations with our thorough pest control services.

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