Cockroaches have long been the focal point of urban legends due to their incredible ability to survive even the harshest of conditions, and rightfully so. These pests are not your ordinary invaders, and it often seems like no matter what treatments you perform, they simply won’t go away.
Aside from being a scary sight to see, cockroach infestations can be very harmful to you and your family’s health, especially if there are people with asthma in your home. This is why getting them out should be your highest priority, but many times, this is easier said than done. In order to better understand just how resilient these pests truly are, following are 6 amazing – and creepy – facts about cockroaches.
Cockroaches are thigmotropic, which means they prefer the feeling of something solid in contact with their bodies. No, I’m not saying they look to be petted by their gracious hosts, but rather they like the feeling of being in tight, confined spaces like cracks and holes in walls.