Category Archives: Precise Pest and Termite Control Services

Roaches: A Health Hazard Hidden in Your Home

It is a scenario that strikes dread into the heart of anyone. You head into the kitchen for a drink of water, flip on the light and see roaches scuttling for cover. Or even worse, you wake up to discover something crawling on you. Most people feel a primordial revulsion at the very thought of a cockroach. They slither around at night, leaving behind a fetid odor, feces, and egg cases. But that’s not the worst of it. Roaches are actually dangerous to your health. Contact Precise Pest Control to regain control of your home.

Dangers from Cockroaches

Roaches can carry bacteria from one place to another. They actively seek out sewage and decaying matter to feed on, and their hooked legs collect bacteria. The roaches then track it across anything they walk on. Studies have shown that roaches can transmit all sorts of disease germs, including salmonella, pneumonia, staphylococcus, streptococcus, diphtheria and even yellow fever. Some outbreaks of disease in crowded buildings are attributed to roach transmission. While this certainly sounds alarming, the chances of a person in New Jersey being infected with one of these illnesses are pretty small.

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Choosing the Right Pest Control Company in New Jersey

There are a number of pests that are common in the state of New Jersey, especially at certain times of the year. For example, the changing months of fall and spring tend to be popular times for insect problems in residential areas. Furthermore, the cooler months of winter are a common time for rat, mouse, and even raccoon problems. Regardless what kind of pest the homeowner may be dealing with, what remains most important is that they contact professional pest control services to have the situation addressed and taken care of as soon as possible.

Getting Rid of Your Pest Infestation

The first step is always figuring out what kind of pest is infesting your home. Precise Termite and Pest Control are experts in their field and have been offering homeowners in the New Jersey area pest control services for over 25 years.

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