The Trouble with Cockroaches: A Local Exterminator for Roaches Explains

By | 2017-10-10T07:49:59+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Cockroach|

The Trouble with Cockroaches: A Local Exterminator for Roaches Explains There are thousands of species of cockroaches, but only a few of them are considered pests. Unfortunately, some of the worst live right here. Of all the troublesome roaches that inhabit the DC area, the most dangerous may be the American cockroach. Capitol Pest, your

Preventing Ants & Roaches in Your Home This Summer

By | 2017-08-29T23:19:40+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Ants, Cockroach|

Insects can destroy the value of a property while preventing families from enjoying their own home. Preventing ant and roach problems, therefore, should be a priority for homeowners in today's world. The good news is that homeowners can be sure to keep pests away by taking the right preventative measures. With an effective prevention strategy,

Four Tips for Preventing Indoor Pests like Cockroaches from Invading Your Home

By | 2017-08-29T15:16:46+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Cockroach|

Although cockroaches might be rather sturdy, they still require basic necessities such as food, water, and shelter. As a homeowner, you can tackle all of these necessities, which can help to prevent cockroaches and other invasive indoor pests from becoming a problem within your home. Keep the Kitchen Spotless Eliminating potential food sources is important,

Cockroach Control in the Washington, D.C. Area

By | 2017-08-29T12:58:08+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Cockroach|

Cockroaches are known as some of the most resilient creatures on the planet for their ability to survive and thrive under almost any circumstances. Four types of cockroaches infest human habitats. These include the American cockroach, the brown banded cockroach, the German cockroach and the oriental cockroach. The German and American varieties are the most

Identifying Different Types of Roaches

By | 2017-08-29T19:26:32+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Cockroach|

As sometimes happens, early this week four insect specimens were dropped off at Capitol Pest for identification.   These samples were presented in what I call “pests under glass” which is an insect taped to a piece of paper.  Although this method of presentation is handy for the individual affecting the capture, collateral damage to the insect sample