I can answer questions about the control of pest insects, spiders, mites and related arthropods. These household pests include termites, carpenter ants, powderpost beetles, nuisance ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas, wasps, and many others. I can also answer questions about using pesticides and other pest control tools such as baits and traps.
I am a retired university extension entomologist. I've taught and conducted research in urban and agricultural entomology. I've published over 70 extension publications, 20 research publications and several books about insects.
Ph.D. in Entomology
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Sherri, The best option in this case is cockroach baits (see http://www.livingwithbugs.com/cockroach_control.html). You can apply these yourself but given your location (southern US) I'd use the professional
Cecillia, Cockroaches are very common in apartment buildings and attached condos (see http://www.livingwithbugs.com/cockroaches.html for general information about these insects). They probably did not
John, I agree with Ed that the image in that question is not related to bed bugs, see http://www.livingwithbugs.com/bed_bug.html for ways to detect and identify bed bugs. If you have a photo of your
Tom, I assume you are talking about soffit vents. Why not purchase plastic screen vents that fit in these holes? The vents are available from places like Home Depot. It is a good idea to screen these
Edward, The Sentricon label I have calls for service every 2-6 weeks, not once a year. I think this interval is more a function of the new company rather than the bait. It is true that you want to be
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