And as such it is extremely important to get rid of the cockroach infestation as soon as possible. These cockroaches infest one’s home in search of food as well as shelter. These pests are nocturnal and as such are the most active during the nighttime. One can see the cockroaches roaming about in huge numbers near the sink and waste basket, as well as in the kitchen and pantry. It can be pretty difficult to get rid of these cockroaches simply with the help of repellant sprays at home.