We at ABC Exterminating have seen our fair share of cockroach infestations. Whether in a residential, commercial, industrial, or institutional establishment, we’ve seen it all. We’ve been in business since 1966, so we are knowledgeable about pests and their natural habitats.

Cockroaches are nocturnal creatures, so they enjoy hiding in moist, dark places. So, if you see a cockroach during the day, the chances of an infestation are high. Here are four places that cockroaches like to hide.

Furniture

More often than not, we consider furniture as a hiding place with bed bugs, but they are not the only ones who like to hide between the couch cushions. Cockroaches love to hide deep inside your sofas and reclining chairs, especially if you eat food on your furniture and happen to drop some crumbs between the cushions.

Closets and Crannies

Whether you live in a home or an apartment, chances are you have a fair number of closets and storage areas. If that’s the case, those places are prime real estate for cockroaches. They love those dark areas. There are some unlikely places they like to stay as well, such as behind picture frames and in baseboards.

Kitchen Appliances

Another dark area where cockroaches like to hide in is your kitchen appliances. These are great places for them to hide, especially in the appliances that you use only a couple times a year. They also enjoy hiding behind or under your fridge and in your cupboards.

Bathrooms

Cleaning bathrooms is never a fun item on your weekly to-do list, but it’s about to get even worse. Cockroaches love bathrooms because it’s the very definition of a moist, dark place. The condensation from showers and baths creates an excess of moisture, attracting these insects.

If you want to know if you have a cockroach infestation, take a look in your bathroom, including in any cabinets.

Unless you are an entomologist, someone who studies insects, you probably think cockroaches are disgusting and ugly critters. If you are in need of residential or commercial pest control services, reach out to us today to schedule an appointment. Our staff here at ABC Exterminating Inc. take an invested interest in our customers, making sure to provide the highest level of customer service.