Appearance Oriental cockroaches are a larger species of the cockroach, growing as long as 18-29 mm. Female oriental cockroaches have a slightly different appearance than the males. Both dark brown or black in color, females have wider bodies than the male and males have long wings and a narrower body. Habitat Also known as the waterbug, the oriental cockroaches prefer dark and moist habitats including decaying organic matter, sewers, drains, damp basmements, and more. Considered a major pest, all the oriental cockroach needs to survive is warmth and high humidity. Oriental cockroaches are known to reside in your homes sewer pipes and may access your home through sink drains. Entry and Damage Due to their reproduction cycle, oriental cockroach control may be a tricky task. Critter Control of Seattle has experience and knowledge in proper control methods that will effectively get rid of your oriental cockroach control problem. Prevention Critter Control of Seattle Service Area Algona, Auburn, Beaux Arts Village, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Bonney Lake, Bothell, Brier, Buckley, Burien, Carnation, Clyde Hill, Covington, Darrington, Des Moines, Dupont, Duvall, Edgewood, Edmonds, Enumclaw, Everett, Fall City, Federal Way, Fife, Fircrest, Gig Harbor, Hunts Point, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kent, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Lakewood, Lynnwood, Maple Valley, Medina, Mercer Island, Mill Creek, Milton, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo, Newcastle, Normandy Park, North Bend, Pacific, Preston, Puyallup, Ravensdale, Redmond, Renton, Ruston, Sammamish, Seatac, Seattle, Shoreline, Snoqualmie, South Hill, South Prairie, Steilacoom, Sumner, Tacoma, Tukwila, University Place, Woodinville, Woodway, Yarrow Point, King County, Pierce County. This franchise is independently owned and operated by Awrylo Enterprises, Inc. dba Critter Control of Seattle. Licensed, bonded, and insured.