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October 25, 2019

The Long History of the Cockroach

Cockroaches are a well-known pest with over 4,600 different species located worldwide. In America, we have about 55 species of these nocturnal bugs to deal with. While humans are more than capable of destroying them, the cockroach as a species has a longer history than our own. In this week's blog post, Boz Pest Control wants to tell you about the history of the cockroach, which dates back to hundreds of millions of years ago.

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September 13, 2019

7 Common Fall Pests in Massachusetts

As fall moves in, most pests will become less active as the insects die off. However, there are still many pests that are still active during the cooler months. Some pests become more common as they prepare for the winter. Most likely by trying to find shelter in your home. As you enjoy the change in seasons and prepare for football, keep in mind some of the more common fall pests you can expect to see.

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August 16, 2019

Why Summer is Cockroach Season in Massachusetts

Summer is in full swing in Massachusetts, and that means it's time to enjoy the hot weather! However, it turns out the average cockroach also enjoys the Massachusetts summer. Some might wonder what is it about cockroaches that make them more active in the summer. The simplest answer involves two factors: their mating cycle and their intolerance of the cold.

Summer loving and cockroach chills in Massachusetts

  While cockroaches don't own calendars, they're able to tell the season via moisture in the ... Read More
November 27, 2018

Where Do North Shore Bugs Go in the Winter?

As the weather gets even chillier here in Lynn, MA, and the surrounding areas, you may find yourself wondering where the bugs go. It may seem like just yesterday that you were swatting mosquitoes and dodging wasps, but now you hardly see any insects in a given day. Do they die? Do they hibernate? Do they migrate? The answer depends on the bug! Heres what happens to the local insects when the temperature drops:


Despite their durability and resilience, cockroaches don't ... Read More
April 2, 2018

Preventing a Cockroach Infestation in Your Home

Spring has finally sprung! As the temperature rises outside, you may find yourself daydreaming about days at the beach, weekends by the pool, and spending time outdoors with family and friends. Keep in mind that you aren't the only one daydreaming about warmth! As the weather gets more hot and humid, cockroaches begin to thrive. Early detection is key when it comes to pest infestation, so it's important that you know the signs before it grows out of control. To keep ... Read More
July 11, 2017

Ways to Get Rid of Cockroaches

Seeing a large insect scurry across your kitchen floor is a frightening and disturbing experience, but also a sign that your home and possessions are at risk of damage due to a cockroach infestation. A member of the Blattodea order, cockroaches are insects about two inches in length, with six legs, two antennae, and sometimes wings. Some species are helpful in recycling organic material, but others can become nuisances once they enter and begin nesting in homes. These pests can ... Read More
December 23, 2015

Roach Infestation in Beverly: 3 Things in Your Home That Attract Roaches

The holidays are often associated with plenty of food and while that may whet your appetite, you also need to take into consideration leftovers will only increase the risk of roach infestation in Beverly. As we advance into the coldest months of the year, roaches will be looking to go anywhere with warmth, filth, and food.  And your home may be their target! Your home may transform from a holiday If you want to eliminate the threat of roach infestation in ... Read More
November 12, 2015

How Can You Prevent Roach Infestation in Danvers?

Sure, roaches may appear small and unimposing, but they can bring plenty of chaos to your otherwise peaceful home.  Roaches love to travel in packs and can quickly take over your home sooner than you think. While that may sound like a plot from the latest sci-fi blockbuster, it’s a real world possibility, especially we slowly make our way to winter when roaches will be looking for warm places to seek residency. Roaches can contaminate food supply, give members of ... Read More
November 26, 2013

Ask a Lynn Pest Control Company: Cockroaches in Apartment Building

Check for signs you may have an infestation in your home

    This customer was having a problem with cockroaches in her apartment. She said that there were three units and hers was the only one with the problem. When exterminating them, however, it would probably be best to do each unit so they don't continue to come back. Since cockroaches are nocturnal insects, it may be hard to recognize if you have them in your home. But there are some things you ... Read More
October 31, 2013

Ask a Norwood Pest Control Company: Roach Extermination

Six-month extermination guarantee with use of bait gel

    The more common approach to eliminating cockroaches is through the use of bait gel. No one needs to leave the house and we offer a six-month guarantee. There are some forms of gel that are available to the public, but they are not as powerful as the ones professionals use. The reason is that more powerful gels can be poisonous if they are not correctly applied by a licensed exterminator. Gel baits are usually ... Read More