Do swimming pools attract cockroaches? Yeah, it does. Pools are warmth and have great supply of water – two elements roaches need to thrive.
These bugs not only turn up in swimming pools, they turn up near drips and along retaining walls, too. They crawl out of sewers at night and go from house to house as homeowners spray their property just to send the roaches moving to their neighbors.
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Types of Roaches in Vegas You might find in your Pool
There are more than 4,000 cockroach types all over the world, The common ones found in the United States, Canada, Australia, India, and United Kingdom include:
- American Cockroaches (aka Palmetto Bugs) – Reddish-Brown With Yellow Figure-8 Pattern On Head
- Oriental Cockroaches – Jet Black Or Dark Brown, Shiny
- German Cockroaches – Light Brown To Tan, Two Dark Stripes
- Australian Cockroaches – Reddish Brown With Prominent Yellow Stripes
So while roaches may not bite or attack you, they are known to be popular carriers of allergies and over 33 different kinds of bacteria.
How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in the PoolS
You can try out gel baits or DE. You can use either the Insecticidal DE or the Pool DE. The pool DE works better than the insecticidal DE. However, either will do the job.