American Cockroaches

Also known as Palmetto Bugs or Waterbugs, American Cockroaches are the largest cockroach in the U.S. American Cockroaches are considered one of the fastest running insects; they often dart out of sight when someone enters a room, and can fit into small spaces despite their large size. They have been known to fly.



  • American cockroaches are reddish brown in color and have a yellowish margin on their body

  • 1.5 to 2 inches in length


  • American cockroaches usually lives in dark, damp areas such as sewers, storm drains, steam tunnels, and outdoors in landscaping and tree holes

  • Prefer warm, dark, humid environments in homes such as wall voids, crawl spaces, basements, utility rooms, or attics

  • Typically feed on decaying organic matter and a variety of other foods


  • American roaches are not commonly seen in homes

  • May move indoors during colder months seeking warmer temperatures and food through openings in the foundation


  • Granular bait formulations in attics and crawl spaces

  • Dust in attic and crawl spaces

  • Perimeter spray treatments

  • Perimeter granular bait treatments


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