25 Different Types of Cockroaches in Florida

types of cockroaches in Florida

Let’s face it, nobody wants to deal with roaches in their home. Yet cockroaches are actually an important part of the ecosystem. There are far more species that would rather avoid your home than there are those that want to live with you rent free. Today we’ll be taking a brief look at just a … Read more

17 Different Types of Cockroaches in California

types of cockroaches in California

California has a lot of problems, and they’re less than two inches long. In fact, these problems have been around long before there was even a California. Of course, we’re talking about cockroaches: the tiny monsters that terrorize homeowners everywhere. But something you might not know is that most cockroaches never bother to enter your … Read more

Are Shrimp and Cockroaches Related?

are shrimp and cockroaches related?

Science has a very complicated way of classifying things. They will often group things together based upon physical similarities, only to later separate them based on minor differences. Even more confusing is the fact that there are multiple classification systems which can place a plant or animal on completely different locations on the evolutionary tree … Read more

9 Bugs That Look Like Black Sesame Seeds (or Poppy Seeds)

bugs that look like black sesame seeds

You often hear people on the news talking about how there are too many people in the world, yet the human race is just one of millions (if not more) species on this planet – and we’re actually one of the smaller ones. In fact, the world of bugs has us outnumbered by astronomical proportions … Read more

How to Get Rid of Palmetto Bugs (Florida Woods Roaches)

Across most of the country, the term “palmetto bug” means nothing, but in the southeastern states, it’s a term to be feared. These little pests can pose some health risks and are rather unpleasant to be around. Even worse, there’s a lot of false information about palmetto bugs out there, making it harder to diagnose … Read more

How to Get Rid of Roaches

how to get rid of roaches

Us humans tend to have a lot of fears, such as: Socially programmed (fearing others who look or think differently) Phobias (an irrational fear) Experiential (ex: the fear of loss) But one fear that tends to be well-founded and buried deep in the human psyche is the fear of cockroaches. Cockroaches are living fossils dating … Read more

9 Different Types of Roaches (Found in the US)

types of roaches

You’re probably thinking, “If it’s a roach, and it’s in my house, why should I care what type it is?” The unfortunate answer is that different roaches have different preferences and habits. For example, not all roaches are attracted to moisture, and some don’t even care if your house is messy or clean. Other types … Read more

How to Get Roaches Out of Your Dishwasher

roaches in dishwasher

Cockroaches are a bane of our existence because they simply don’t die quickly. So it can be pretty concerning if you find an infestation of roaches in your kitchen, especially in your cabinets or appliances like a dishwasher, refrigerator, or microwave. Sure, there are ways to kill them, but this is your kitchen where the … Read more

How to Get Roaches Out of Your Microwave

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Cockroaches are a nuisance on their own, but when found in the kitchen, they turn from a nuisance to a sanitation problem. If you notice a cockroach infestation in your microwave, you should take immediate steps to deal with it. If not done on time, you can face a myriad of problems like damage to … Read more