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How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in the Shower Drain

Enjoying the shower or bath is a great way to start the day or unwind at its end, but it’s difficult to feel relaxed during your bathing routine if you have an insect audience. Because they seek out water, cockroaches are a common pest in bathrooms, and drains are often their entry point. Learn how …

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How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in Your Coffee Maker

Cockroaches can hide in many different areas of your home, especially in dark places that provide food, water, and a safe place to shelter, like kitchens and bathrooms. Cockroaches living in a coffee maker might sound strange, but it’s not as unusual as you might think. If you find cockroaches in your coffee machine, here’s …

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Identifying Bugs that Look Like Cockroaches

You may have a general idea of what cockroaches look like: crawling insects with brown, oval-shaped bodies, with six legs and antennae. But these physical characteristics aren’t as unique to cockroaches as you might think. We’ve rounded up some of the most common types of bugs that can be confused with cockroaches, as well as …

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What are Brown-Banded Cockroaches (and How to Get Rid of Them)

Even those with a high tolerance for insects can find themselves shuddering at the sight of a cockroach. With their propensity to live in less-than-sanitary locations and tendency to jump up when startled, it’s understandable that these critters can scare many of us.  Brown-banded cockroaches are a specific type of roach common throughout North America. …

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How to Get Rid of American Cockroaches

Cockroaches are a well-known pest, especially in larger cities where they have access to big buildings full of shelter and food. With adults as big as 2+ inches, the American cockroach is one of the largest and most common types that you might see crawling inside your home. The German cockroach is slightly more abundant …

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How To Get Rid of German Cockroaches

The first glimpse of a cockroach, with its quick-moving, tiny legs housed under that flat, oval-shaped husky body can set most of us into a frenzy. Understandably, cockroaches aren’t the most welcome insect in your home. But learning about the different types of cockroaches, the risks they may pose, and how to get rid of …

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