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It is often easier to spot signs of a cockroach problem than the actual insect pest. Cockroaches are mostly nocturnal, during the day they prefer to stay hidden in cracks and crevices, coming out to feed mostly at night time.
Cockroaches are attracted to all types of food available in your home. They will eat anything from foods, paper, packaging, plastics and fabrics to animal matter (i.e. hamster and rabbit droppings). If you suspect a problem in your home or business there are some simple ways to tell if have cockroaches.
Some common signs that can help you to identify a possible cockroach infestation.
Identifying the location of a cockroach infestation can depend greatly on the species of cockroach that has invaded your property. Some prefer warm and humid areas, whilst other species can tolerate cooler conditions.
Cockroaches are widespread because they an thrive on very little. Only a few species affect our properties and are considered as pests, and although they all seek water, food and shelter their preferences can vary. Common Cockroach species often found in the UK are:
Watch our infographic video about cockroaches.