What Temperature Kills Cockroaches?
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What Temperature Kills Cockroaches?

Cockroaches have a reputation for being indestructible, however, their precise temperature requirements prove that these pesky animals require very specific living conditions to survive and thrive.  Roaches are highly sensitive to temperature changes, both hot and cold, and can go into shock quite quickly. Anything below 45°F or above 115°F is considered uninhabitable for a cockroach.    Keep…

Can Cockroaches Swim?
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Can Cockroaches Swim?

Horror movies such as 1982’s classic ‘Creepshow’ have put a solid fear of creepy-crawly roaches in the minds of most of us. They seem to be able to get into anything, anywhere, whenever they want! This naturally begs the question: Can cockroaches swim or will they drown if submerged in water? You’ll be happy to…

Can Cockroaches Fly?
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Can Cockroaches Fly?

Have you ever wondered “can cockroaches fly?” when dealing with these little pests. They are unpleasant enough to have around without wings, but the idea that they might also have wings can be a bit of a creepy one, because that lends them access to so many more parts of the home. The answer depends…

What Eats Cockroaches
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What Eats Cockroaches

Have you ever wondered what eats cockroaches? Cockroaches are small insects, and like many small insects, they have a good handful of natural predators, such as birds, frogs, toads, certain types of beetle, reptiles such as lizards, spiders, and even some household pets such as cats and dogs. While cockroaches do have plenty of predators,…

Do Cockroaches Bite?
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Do Cockroaches Bite?

If you’re ever wondered “do cockroaches bite?” the answer is: yes, they can, but they rarely do so, and only in fairly extreme circumstances. You are unlikely to get bitten by a cockroach most of the time, but they are capable of piercing human flesh, and will do so in some limited situations. What Does…

Where Do Cockroaches Live?
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Where Do Cockroaches Live?

Cockroaches can live both indoors and outdoors. Most species are more likely to be found inside, but some cockroach species prefer to be outdoors. Knowing where to look for cockroaches and what attracts them to specific environments can help you prevent and control an infestation. In this post, we will cover the most common places…