Some roach species are known to transmit disease-causing organisms, and are frequently implicated in the transmission of Salmonella, typically the causal agent of gastrointestinal disorder. German cockroaches also cause respiratory system issues to people sensitive to the irritants they produce.
The majority of cockroaches are tropical or sub-tropical in origin and normally live outdoors. Some species have adapted well to living indoors with people. It is true that they thrive in clutter, filth and gunk, occasionally cockroaches infest even the most hygienic and well-organized houses and buildings.
Roaches are typically brought inside homes in infested foods, particularly dried pet foods and in seasoned fire wood. They also enter around loose-fitting windows and doors, where electrical lines or water and steam pipes go through wall surfaces.
If a home or building is unoccupied and sinks are not used, enabling the P-trap to dry up will enable cockroaches gain access however they will not come through the sewage system lines otherwise. Roaches will eat any type of unprotected kitchen products contaminating food with waste matter and salivary secretions. Some will also consume materials such as leather, wallpaper paste and bookbinding.
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