Specialized Pest Patrol of Sacramento has over 2 decades of experience performing effective affordable Cockroach Control Sacramento services for residents and businesses. Learn 6 Things You Didn’t Know about Sacramento Cockroaches with the facts we’ve provided on this page.


Do Cockroaches Bite Humans In Their Sleep?

Sacramento Cockroaches do bite humans in their sleep. They bite humans to eat such items off them such as fingernails and eyebrows while they sleep. Worse yet, Sacramento Cockroaches can get inside your ears!

Cockroaches are a popular insect that’s removed from humans ears. Check this story on Huffington Post: Doctors Remove Live Squirming Cockroach From Woman’s Skull. Instead of the usual “sleep tight don’t let the bedbugs bite,” you may want to add in “don’t let the cockroaches bite” as well.

How Fast Is A Cockroach?

Ever tried stepping on a cockroach and noticed it got away? Well cockroaches have extremely fast nervous systems and hairs covering their flanks which help them detect even the faintest movements in the air. Cockroaches reflexes are among the speediest of pests which love to invade homes. Once cockroaches sense a threat, they can run up to 1 meter per second and change direction 25 times per second (sounds like cockroaches would make great football quarterbacks). This speed of cockroaches is the equal to you running the 100-meter dash in a second while constantly changing direction. So you can see why catching roaches to stomp on is no easy feat.

How Long Can Cockroaches Live Without Food

Sacramento cockroaches can survive up to 30 days without a meal, which means they can wait it out for you as a homeowner to leave food out (such as dropped food by accident). Sacramento cockroaches are adept scavengers; they will eat just almost anything to receive the food they need. Items Sacramento Cockroaches eat are oil, grease, soap, leather, and even scarier your hair and fingernails while you sleep.

Can A Cockroach Survive Without Its Head?

Sacramento cockroaches can live up to a week without its head. This amazing survival tactic is due to their open circulatory system. This system enables Cockroaches to breathe through small holes through their body. The only reason Sacramento Cockroaches die eventually is because they’re unable to drink water. No head, no mouth to drink. In which case, a Sacramento Cockroach can survive without water for 7 days.

Can Cockroaches Survive In Water?

A popular question we get asked here at Specialized Pest Patrol of Sacramento is “can Sacramento Cockroaches Survive In Water?” The answer is yes, cockroaches are able to hold their breath up to 40 minutes enabling them to survive in water for quite some time. There are many ideas how Sacramento cockroaches can hold their breath. 1 idea is that Cockroaches need to retain water for survival. Another idea is that it helps Cockroaches prevent excess oxygen from entering their body (which can hurt them in excess). Whatever the reason, nature gives Cockroaches the ability to survive under water.

What Is The Life Expectancy Of A Cockroach?

The two most common in Sacramento are the German and American cockroaches.

  • German cockroaches live between 3 to 4 months.
  • American cockroaches live between 1 to 2 years.

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With over 2 decades of experience awards and great reviews, we have the knowledge and expertise to locate and identify your cockroach infestation. We have the equipment necessary to help us efficiently perform cockroach control and cockroach removal where cockroaches hide. This allows is to reach where no over the counter sprays can. Our cockroach removal methods are safe for your home, your office, and the people (and pets) inside.

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Specialized Pest Patrol removes Sacramento Cockroaches effectively and cost-effectively like those shown in video below.

When you have a cockroach problem, immediate action needs to be taken by calling us at Pest Control Sacramento Company Specialized Pest Patrol. These are some reasons why below:

  • Cockroaches are extremely destructive. They don’t just eat the food in your Sacramento, CA home or office, they also can damage property within, including furniture, fabrics, books and important documents.
  • Sacramento Cockroaches shed skin and leave feces which can cause allergies.
  • Sacramento Cockroaches can carry disease, which can easily be transmitted to anyone in your Roseville home or office. Because they work at night, you have no way of knowing everywhere that a cockroach has walked.

No matter if it’s cockroach control and cockroach removal n Sacramento, California or other pest control issues that you need handled; Pest Control Sacramento Company Specialized Pest Patrol can take care of them for you in an efficient and affordable manner. Contact Pest Control Sacramento Company Specialized Pest Patrol today to schedule an appointment, get a free estimate or get free pest control for first time residential customers!

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