Cockroach Crickets have been a household pest for as long as man has been stomping on them.
Finding them in your house is always a surprise, but in some cases it is more of a mystery. Like how did a Cockroach end up in the closet? Or how did that Cricket make its way into my bathroom? To answer those questions you have to look into the “BIG HOW?” of the Cockroach Crickets.
We are talking about the Common Cockroach and the Field Cricket. These two species are incredibly similar, but at the same time very different. Beginning with their choice of home, as you may have guessed, it is highly populated within our sewage systems. Cockroach Crickets live together in these environments. Sharing the same food and water sources. Since Cockroaches have no carnage like reactions to the Crickets presence, they live gregariously. To clarify as well, a Cockroach can definitely come from out of your drain pipe. More than likely there are Cockroaches hanging out around your pipe lines right now! Not to say they are, but a full Pest Control preventive doesn’t hurt.
Cockroaches tend to be much more nocturnal than Crickets, certainly not as loud however. Showing themselves only when light is not being casted. This is not limited to the sun either. German Cockroaches, a species of cockroach that infests the inside of structures only, will scatter like a wild mob once the refrigerator door is opened. That ambient white light is enough to make them run to the hills. Field Crickets have been known to travel during the day, being more actively alive at night. This is mainly because, like a moth to a flame, a Field Cricket will follow a light source. If you sit outside here in Las Vegas, you are more than familiar with what crawls on the ground at night.
So what can be done about this tag team pest that is the Cockroach Crickets? Getting professional General Pest Control on a month to month or bi-monthly basis is a great solution to Cockroach Crickets. Not to mention those Spiders that you just can’t seem to get rid of by only knocking down there web.