Picture this: It’s six am and you’re fiddling about with your coffee machine.
The sun isn’t up, the dog isn’t up, and there’s… a cockroach crawling into your cup.
Yep. A cockroach. It sounds like a nightmare scenario, but the issue of cockroaches living in coffee machines is apparently more common than you think.
The company even addresses its competitors to comment on how they “choose to overlook, avoid and even deny” the issue.
The offered guide argues cockroaches choose coffee machines because they boast three of the critters' favourite characteristics.
"They are naturally attracted to three things: darkness, moisture and nutrients. What do coffee machines have? All three! It’s no wonder it’s a cockroach utopia," the guide reads.
Aquaespresso offers customers a few ways of removing them.
- Boric Acid: "Make sure the Boric acid comes nowhere close to being in contact with any of the consumables of the machine."
- Clean with hot soapy water with some bleach added to it: "If it’s movable, take it out and wash it." (Post continues after gallery.)