Why Cockroaches Need To Be Eliminated From Our Lives Forever and Ever

February 28th, 2014 by dp.admin

Besides the obvious — they’re nasty —  cockroaches have good reason to be hated. They pose very real health problems to us humans. Cockroaches can cause or exacerbate respiratory problems — proteins in cockroach feces, saliva, and body parts can cause allergic reactions or trigger asthma attacks. In fact, in a 2005 research study of inner-city asthma […]

Ten Facts About Cockroaches That Might Make You Hate Them Even More.

February 24th, 2014 by dp.admin

Palmetto bugs ARE roaches. Don’t let the nicer name fool you — a “palmetto bug” is just another term for the American cockroach (periplaneta americana). A cockroach can live for a week without its head. Just when you thought these things couldn’t get any grosser … Cockroaches breathe through openings all over their body, so they […]

How to avoid roaches in your home

February 20th, 2014 by dp.admin

We all know how to get rid of roaches & other pests (use DeadPest 4 times per year!)  But we’ve all heard old wives’ tales about household items that can cut down your roach and bug infestation.  I found this great article on Huffington Post that tested out some of the more common theories.  After […]

Why are we afraid of roaches?

February 15th, 2014 by dp.admin

Roaches and other bugs and pests in our home can gross anyone out. But we’re so much bigger & stronger than these creatures – so why do people squirm and run when they see this tiny bug? Although they can carry disease organisms, roaches have never been tired to a major disease outbreak in the […]

Protecting Your Pets

February 10th, 2014 by dp.admin

We all love our animals, and it’s important to use products in our homes that we know won’t harm them. Everything from cleaning supplies to pest control can be found in pet-friendly versions. DeadPest prides ourselves on being 100% safe for your animals. We kill the pests and keep your furry loved ones protected and […]

Should you squash a roach?

February 4th, 2014 by dp.admin

I recently heard someone say that you shouldn’t squash a cockroach to kill it, because you’ll release all of its eggs and end up with more baby cockroaches.  I set out to debunk this myth, and here’s what I found: “One of the reasons cockroaches keep coming back is the way they produce their eggs. […]