These water-loving cockroaches are also known as “waterbugs.” They prefer to live in moist areas and can be found in sewers, drains, damp basements, and other wet areas. Oriental cockroaches are very large and can be as big as 1.14 inches long. The males and females look very different. Male oriental cockroaches sport long wings and narrow bodies, while the females have two small and fairly useless wings with a wide body. They live in households all around the world and are very elusive, making them harder to get rid of than other types of cockroaches.

What Do Oriental Cockroaches Look Like?

  • Can be as long as 1.14. inches.
  • Have glossy brown to black bodies.

Where Do Oriental Cockroaches Live?

  • Make their home in any moist area they can find.
  • Spotting their egg cases is one way to know they are lurking around.

How Do I Deal With Oriental Cockroaches?

Trying to remove cockroaches from your home can be a grueling process. If you would like some help dealing with the problem, U.S. Pest would be glad to help. Call us today for a FREE inspection!

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