Being in the pest control trenches you get to see some pretty cool stuff!!! OK, it’s cool to us pest control people but to “normal” people it’s utterly disgusting! What you see it a juvenile (nymph) American Cockroach molting out of its exoskeleton to go to its next growth stage. They go through 6-14 growth stages from egg to adult. Newly molted roaches are white in color but quickly turn to their normal color (reddish-brown) within a hour or so. To many people these things are called the “water bug” or “palmetto bug.”
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They are common in commercial buildings as they often enter structures from city steam and sewer pipes. EHS are experts when it comes to cockroach elimination.