Brown-banded Cockroaches

Unlike their relatives the German, Oriental and American cockroaches, brown-banded cockroaches tend towards areas away from water sources.  Warm areas near refrigerator motors are a particular favorite along with high in cabinets and on walls/ceilings.  They can also be found in furniture, dressers, clocks, and radios as well as behind wall hangings, electrical plate covers, […]

German Cockroaches

German cockroaches are one of the most commonly encountered species of roaches.  They hold top priority as far as importance due to their disease carrying abilities.  German roaches are known vectors of numerous types of bacteria, half a dozen parasitic worms and several other pathogens.  They are also responsible for household allergens and are even […]

American Cockroaches

The largest of Colorado’s roaches at roughly two inches in length, the American cockroach is most common in commercial buildings where steam tunnels, boiler and furnace rooms are present.  They can however migrate to nearby structures during warm weather or be transported on food containers from one location to another. American cockroaches are mahogany (reddish-brown) […]

Oriental Cockroaches

Of the 3,500 species of roaches found worldwide, less than 2% of the species are found within the Untied States.  Oriental cockroaches often invade from the outdoors, traveling into homes and buildings along plumbing and other utility penetrations or slipping in through gaps and cracks at foundation level.  They have also been known to travel […]