Cockroaches are a nightmare for many people as they are creepy, ugly and grubby. They are a part of human culture for ancient times, and a vast majority of them lives in homes, gutters, trash areas, and other corner and crevices all around Australia. For instance their offense increases when they are found in cabinets, cupboards, washrooms, backyards, and kitchens of our homes. Cockroaches enter our homes through cracks, drainage pipelines, or sewerage holes and lines, and additionally by the items we carry into our homes like furniture pieces and boxes.
Their size varies from 50mm to 2 inches in length depending upon the type of species. These insects have, a pair of antennae attached to their heads and sometimes have wings too which they can use to fly. Cockroaches are often stubborn, and become extremely tough to get rid of. With speed they can quickly reach the host areas and often conventional insect killing pesticides are unable to control them. In conclusion, the reproduction cycle of a cockroach is fast and can reproduce in great numbers in just a few weeks.
There are almost 4600 types of cockroaches around the world among which 30 varieties are affiliated with human habitats and very few are considered as pests. The most common types found in Australian homes are mentioned below.
For Instance, there are several simple and specialised techniques to control infestation of cockroaches and to limit from entering human living spaces.