Four Types of Cockroaches Plague Commercial Offices in New Jersey

Plagued by cockroaches? Cockroaches come in different sizes and species. Knowing which type you have in your offices can help you determine how much of a problem they are and when it’s time to get help from Allison Pest Control, your NJ commercial pest control specialists.

American Cockroaches

American cockroaches are large, light brown bugs that mainly prefer living outdoors in humid environments. They can be a problem if they infest garbage cans and other outdoor areas, they can make their way inside to break rooms and reception areas..

Oriental Cockroaches

Oriental cockroaches are large, dark brown or black bugs that also prefer outdoor environments. Although they seldom come indoors, they can wander into humid indoor environments from time to time.

German Cockroaches

German cockroaches, which are smaller and light brown, are the ones that are mainly a problem for property managers and business owners. These insects are commonly seen inside break rooms looking for food, water and shelter. They can spread germs around as they move about, making them a health problem for your staff.

Brown-banded Cockroaches

Brown-banded cockroaches are also smaller, although they’re darker in color than German cockroaches. These striped or banded bugs can be found inside as well, where they run around looking for food and water.

No matter what kind of cockroaches you have in your office or place of business, our specialized NJ cockroach commercial pest control services can help. Contact Allison Pest Control or phone us at 800-564-4585 for help dealing with these difficult to eradicate pests.

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