Since the reemergence of the bedbug, it seems we hear less and less about everyone’s old favorite, the cockroach. Although the attention has been shifted to our newfound blood-sucking friends, the cockroach is still alive and well.
There have been many improvements made to the products we use to control cockroaches, which helps minimize the amount of chemicals needed to control these pests. When cockroaches are found in kitchen cabinets for example, rather than treating the cabinets with sprays, we can use baits and insect growth regulators which make the cockroaches unable to molt and reproduce. In many situations, we use a vacuum cleaner to remove the bulk of the population, so there are far fewer insects that need to be controlled. With the use of vacuum cleaners, baits and insect growth regulators.