Identification:  The adult Oriental cockroach is 1 - 1 1/4" in length.  They are a very dark reddish-brown to a shiny black in color.

Habits:  The Oriental cockroach is often called a "waterbug".  They prefer dark, damp places like drains, basements, crawl spaces, woodpiles, garbage cans, etc.  They feed on all kinds of food and decaying organic materials.

Control:  Hand spray interior of the structure paying particular attention to damp crawl spaces and basements with the appropriately labeled insecticide.  Outside perimeter treatments are also effective.  Monroe Monroe Pest Control Co., Inc. has highly qualified personnel who will eliminate these cockroaches.  We stand behind our work and offer a warranty with our services.

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