Do you also think cockroaches are attracted to water? You are quite wrong: what are they being pushed out of? The details.
A cockroach (Image from Pixabay)
The arrival of summer does not only imply fun, but unfortunately summer also brings a series of tasks. One of them is undoubtedly the proliferation of insects which, never like this 2022, causes a series of problems, even serious ones. Cockroaches are one of them and are the animals that appreciate the highest temperatures.
The fact that summer is clearly anticipated leads to a greater presence of small animals both in the countryside and in the city, which means that it is much easier to find one or sometimes an invasion right in our homes. . But how should we behave?
Cockroaches aren’t attracted to water – everything you need to know about these pesky insects
As we have just mentioned, the sudden increase in temperatures and the scorching heat that affects the entire national territory, bring with them the unpleasant presence of cockroaches.
Cockroach (Image from Pixabay)
It should be emphasized that these are not dangerous animals for humans, but only extremely annoying and repellent for the eyes (at least for mine). There are different schools of thought regarding their proliferation and many believe that these insects are attracted to water and therefore to wetter areas.
The reality is that it is not! They are undoubtedly attracted to small dark spaces, but have you ever wondered why they are also found in the kitchen? Here is the answer. These are insects strongly attracted by food scraps, you can just come across one under a high piece of furniture.
It is believed, in fact, that cockroaches only nest where hygiene is poor, but this belief must also be denied. They are attracted to food and can be found everywhere. A useful step to avoid finding it at home is to keep food out of sight on the shelves, for example.
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How do they get into the house? Their privileged access are the drain pipes, which is why it is also possible to find them in our bathroom.