Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattaria. This name derives from the Latin word for “cockroach”, Barata.
There are about 4,000 species of cockroach, of which 30 species are associated with human habitations and about four species are well known as pests. The most common in British Columbia is the “German Cockroach”.
Local Pest Control has a comprehensive program to rid cockroaches for the long-term for residences and commercial properties.