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Keep roaches out of your business by not attracting them in the first place. By denying them the foods they like, water to drink and access to dark, quiet areas where they can lay their eggs, you can limit their ability to flourish in your workplace.

If you’ve spotted an uninvited six-legged coworker scuttling across your office floor, we can help. Getting rid of roaches requires a mix of prevention and treatment. While roaches have a reputation for being indestructible – and it’s true they can live without their head for a week – a good pest control plan can keep cockroaches from taking over your workplace.


What Attracts Roaches?

If you are seeing cockroaches in your workplace, chances are something beyond the 401K plan attracted them there. Here are the main incentives they have for punching in:


Signs of New York Roaches in Your Workplace

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Spotting a live roach is the clearest confirmation that you have new recruits moving in. Beyond that, there are other signs to watch out for. If you notice any of these signs, you may be looking at a roach infestation:





How to Keep Roaches Out

A clean workplace is your biggest weapon against roaches. By cleaning regularly and maintaining a healthy space, you will discourage roaches from settling in.

We are sometimes asked: “Does bleach kill cockroaches?” The answer is yes, but only if you soak them in it. Cleaning your office with bleach is still a good idea to kill germs and bacteria that invite pests and other problems.

A little caulk and a few hours of dedicated pest-proofing on your business can make a difference. If you’re not sure where roaches are getting in, a trained pest control specialist can help identify areas where your business may be vulnerable.


How to Get Rid of Roaches

There are many sprays, powders and baits you can use to eliminate cockroaches.






Expert Cockroach Control for Your New York Business

We’ve been dealing with pesky roaches for a long time. We know what a detriment they can be to your business if left untreated. Call Assured Environments or contact us online and put one of our pest control specialists to work on your roach problem today.