Disgusting, Dirty, and Here to Stay.
265 million years ago, cockroaches roamed the earth looking much the same as they do today. The fact that these creatures have changed very little in so many years shows how well adapted they really are. If cockroaches can endure the ravages of the dinosaurs and the Ice Age, just think how tough they are to get rid of now.
The Survival of the Fittest.
Highly developed survival mechanisms enable cockroaches to live through practically anything.
Experts at hide-and-seek, cockroaches start running the minute they “feel” a word, step, or even a breath. Cerci, sensory projections located at the tip of the abdomen, pick up a stimulus, and the result is a lightning-fast response. The cockroaches quickly hide, with their flat shape fitting easily into small cracks, crevices, or almost anywhere.
Whether they’re hiding or not, cockroaches can survive on minimal food and water. They will eat almost anything if it means staying alive, including wallpaper, dirty clothes and leather. In fact, some species can live up to 90 days on water alone, and 30 days with nothing at all.
Surprisingly, cockroaches are usually somewhat cautious when it comes to their diet. To sample food before actually eating it, taste hairs allow cockroaches to pick up taste sensations such as salt, sweet, or acid. Thus, it is very difficult to poison cockroaches since they can usually detect the poison before actually ingesting it.
Even if you manage to kill off most of these annoying pests, their offspring will soon take over. In fact, if you eliminate 99% of a German Cockroach population, you’ll have to contend with about 1.2 million more in only one year. Some species don’t even have to mate, and will produce only female offspring.
The Perpetual Problem.
In the process of feeling out their environment, cockroaches make their presence known in a variety of disgusting ways. Scent glands leave an oily secretion usually deposited on dishes and counters, while a dark liquid regurgitated from their mouth when sampling food can end up in your food. During these activities, cockroaches also transfer harmful bacteria responsible for typhoid fever, diarrhea, food poisoning, or even bubonic plague, to name only a few.
Commercial businesses are constantly threatened, since cockroaches can hitch a ride on deliveries and customers. Because the possibility of infestation is always present, Redi National’s preventive treatment is the only answer.
The Redi Solution
Let’s face it. Cockroaches are here to stay. But they don’t have to stay with you. Redi National trains select individuals specifically for cockroach elimination. This talented team travels throughout the country providing exceptional service to homes and businesses particularly susceptible to infestation, such as restaurants and hotels. While other companies guarantee pest control, Redi National guarantees total pest elimination, offering you the most effective approach for your dollar.
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