November 13, 2018


Have you encountered an insect scurrying across your counter top when you flip on the lights for a midnight snack? Cockroaches can hitchhike into even the cleanest of homes on items as innocuous as your grocery bags.

Cockroach Extermination and Treatment Services

NYC Pest Control, offers residential and commercial clients a range of preventive and responsive cockroach management extermination services and solutions, all delivered by trained and dedicated pest control professionals. We provide dependable, flexible and effective residential and commercial cockroach treatments and extermination services. We can identify your cockroach problem and help you get rid of cockroaches.

What do they look like?

Size: Adults range from 1/2 to 3/4 inch in length. Young cockroaches may be much smaller.

Color:  Tan, reddish-brown or brownish-black.

Identifying Characteristics: Cockroaches are medium-sized flattened insects. Wings, if present are leathery in appearance, and may not cover the entire abdomen. The common cockroaches, the German cockroach is mostly light brown or tan excerpt for two dark lines behind the head.

What does it eat? Cockroaches will consume everything humans eat. Fermenting foods and beverages are highly attractive to German cockroaches. They can survive on toothpaste, glue, and even shop. In some instances, adults can live a month on water alone.

Where does it hide? Adults are nymphs hide in cracks and water source. German cockroaches prefer kitchen and bathroom, However, other species may be found in crawlspaces, basements or other areas of structures.

What can it do to me? German cockroaches often infest areas with poor sanitation. These conditions are often places where disease-causing organism can be found. The German cockroaches has been identified as a carrier of many pathogens that cause food borne illness.