Depending upon the type, some cockroaches can make noises. Common cockroaches can make quiet clicking or chirping noises, while some varieties make louder noises, such as the Madagascar hissing cockroach. More »

The physical appearance of cockroaches varies depending on what stage of life the insects are in as well as their specific breed. Male and female cockroaches also vary in appearance: males are generally much larger than ... More »

Sewer bugs are cockroaches, according to Orkin. Sometimes the creatures are called water roaches as well, though the Oriental cockroach is the official common name. Sewer bugs act in the same fashion as more common house... More »

Some common household bugs are ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas and termites. Reduce the likelihood of bug infestations in the home by storing all food, taking out trash and quickly recycling all old newspaper and card... More »

While cockroaches and their bites are not poisonous, allergens in their feces, saliva and body parts can trigger allergic reactions and asthma, especially in children. Statistics from the National Cooperative Inner-City ... More »

To get rid of cockroaches, clean the home thoroughly, and use sticky boards to identify the insect's nesting sites. Then use cockroach baits, boric acid and diatomaceous earth to kill the insects. Most cockroach infestat... More »

While cockroaches are considered non-predatory or non-aggressive insects, different species of water bugs are often highly predatory, feeding on such quarries as small fish and tadpoles. Most species of water bugs are al... More »

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