Fact or Fake: Are cockroach allergies real?

Cockroach allergies are real: True Cockroaches contain proteins that trigger allergies in many people.  The body parts, saliva and waste of a cockroach all can cause allergies.  Even if it’s dead!! If you are experiencing some of these symptoms, you may have cockroach allergies: coughing/wheezing nasal congestion ear infection sinus infection skin rash/itchy skin itchy/watery eyes What can you do …

FACT or FAKE: Does squishing a cockroach release it’s eggs?

Squishing a cockroach releases it’s eggs: Fake Most species of cockroaches will bundle their eggs in a egg case, called a ootheca.  The female cockroaches will deposit these oothecas in various places around your home.  As it sits, the protein substance surrounding the egg case hardens, protecting the eggs inside.  One ootheca can have anywhere from 10-50 eggs inside, depending on …