The Common Bathroom Pests and Ways To Get Rid of Them!


Spotting a pesky roach in the bathroom is quite common. In fact, the bathroom is one of the most pest-infested areas in an average house. Irrespective how clean the bathroom is, the annoying little creature like flies, cockroaches, silverfish, and spiders will lurk.

Which are the Common Bugs Found in Your Bathrooms?

Let’s round up the usual (sus)pests!

These are some of the common bugs most likely found lurking from a dark corner in your bathroom:

  1. Cockroaches Cockroaches love food – Most of us know this fact. However, what most people don’t know is that cockroaches love water, too! That’s the reason why the bathroom are prone to a roach infestation. An average bathroom has the right temperature, humidity and proximity to water to provide a conducive environment for roaches to thrive. One of the practical ways to deal with a roach infestation is to get the leaky taps fixed and dehumidify the bathroom.
  2. Silverfish Humidity + paper offer perfect condition for the silverfish to thrive and a bathroom has an ample supply of both. Therefore, you can almost be sure to find silverfish (s) in your bathroom.
  3. Drain Flies The drain flies exist in the real world! And just like a B-grade horror movie, you can see them crawling out of the drain. In fact, these creatures live and breed in the filthy drains. Bathrooms provide an ideal condition for the drain files to survive and thrive, eventually posing potential health hazards.

How To Get Rid Of Bugs In Your Bathroom

Seeing a bunch of creepy little creature crawling out of your drain while you have a shower may not be an ideal situation.

There are a few tips that will allow you to get rid of these bugs:

  • Remove slime and grime from drains regularly – There’s always tons of soap and other residues around the ducts – and the pests love it to gobble it up. You need to meticulously clean entire bathroom regularly and make sure there isn’t any gunk left. Do that regularly to reduce the chance of pests crawling out of your drains.
  • Inspect your bathroom for leaks – Leaks are among the top reasons why you might have a pest infestation at home. When you have a leak, it provides an ideal condition for the bugs to grow and multiply. Everything from cockroaches to centipedes and anything in between will find the right environment, making the infestation worst. Inspect your bathroom thoroughly for leaks and fix them as early as possible.

In the end, you can always contact a professional pest control service to schedule your pest treatment to get rid of the creepy tiny pest that hides in the dark corners of your bathroom!

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