Have you seen them running around the kitchen? Have you watched one crawl out of your air conditioner upside down, and then scurry up the wall? There aren't many who would say that having roaches is wonderful, but surprisingly few people appropriately deal with this insect. Laying down a few roach motels or spraying the cracks of your kitchen with pesticide is not only ineffective, it puts your family at risk. But, before I tell you what you should do, listen to what these three scientific organizations have to say about cockroaches.