Cockroaches do not make noises that are loud and are quite quiet. They do, however, make noises while mating or in response to danger. They also make noises when interacting with their surroundings. This can include scurrying across the floor or crawling along walls. Because cockroaches are sensitive to sounds, they can also make noises to warn off cats or predators.
The reason house cockroaches make noise is because they communicate with each other. Their pheromones, which are chemicals that affect other roaches in the area, cause these sounds. Cockroaches also make noise when they feel threatened or when they’re trying to establish their dominance. During the night, they are more active, and this means they’ll make noises.
Although cockroaches don’t make much noise during the day, they can make a lot of noise at night. Identifying these noises is a critical part of identifying a roach problem. But it’s important to note that different species make different noises.
Male cockroaches make a distinct hissing sound. It’s believed that their hiss is a way to determine whether a potential rival is large enough to start a fight. This way, they can avoid physical conflict. The hissing noises can also be made when cockroaches feel threatened by people or other animals.