American Cockroach


American Cockroaches are the largest of the periodomestic cockroaches.


Reddish-brown in color with light markings behind the head.


Up to 1 1/2 inches long.


It is found mainly in basements, sewers, steam tunnels and drainage systems.

Interesting facts

American cockroaches can become a public health concern due to their association with human waste and disease. They like cool damp areas and commonly wander into buildings from the outdoors.

How does Batzner get rid of American Cockroaches?

Batzner Service Professionals are highly trained to conduct a thorough inspection to find evidence of cockroaches. American cockroach control can be difficult. There are various solutions to eliminate cockroaches, but in order to prevent more problems, maintaining sanitary conditions is vital.

A Batzner Service Professional will perform a service to eliminate the cockroaches from your home or business and will make sanitation or repair recommendations to help prevent future problems.

What steps can I take to control or prevent American Cockroaches?

Good sanitation practices such as eliminating food and moisture, keeping premises clean and clutter-free to eliminate harborage areas and vacuuming regularly will help to control the cockroach population.

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