The German cockroach is one of the most common roaches found in apartment houses, restaurants, and hotels. German cockroaches (eggs included), are “brought in”, usually on people’s belongings, luggage, boxes or packages.
All it takes is bringing in one egg capsule, six months later you have an infestation.
When beginning your Brown-banded Cockroach control program, sanitation is one of the first things to consider. Brown-banded Cockroaches only need a small amount of food to sustain them.
When inspecting for Brown-banded Cockroaches, thoroughness is very important. It is important to place the insecticides as close to their runways and harborage as possible. Their excrement looks like black pepper.
A flashlight would be a handy tool to check the following places.