Common Cockroach


Cockroach infestation can be huge problem because they multiply rapidly and they are harmful to human health as they transmit bacteria.

Cockroaches may be a public health concern in certain locations such as restaurants or hospitals because they have been known to carry Salmonella bacteria - theOrganisms responsible for food poisoning. There are five species of cockroaches commonly found in Ontario:
German
Brown Banded
Oriental
American
Pennsylvania Wood cockroaches

The main attractions for a cockroach include food, water and shelter. To them, almost anything is food, including any foodstuff, paper, Cloth, plants, and even glue used for binding books.

They can be found in every part of the home, but most prefer some kind of damp environment. Since most cockroaches are active at night, many people may be completely unaware of their Presence in their home.