Our buildings are ideal for cockroaches because they provide food, water, warmth and shelter. You will probably have a problem with the prolific German Cockroach.
If you see the German Cockroach during the day or in areas where there is no food available such as bedrooms then you may have enormous populations
Spread disease By transporting bacteria and organisms from sewers and other unsanitary sources to food and food handling surfaces and utensils.
Seriously harm The reputation of a business. The appearance of Cockroaches in the public areas of a business can cause a huge loss of goodwill. Even your staff can find the presence of Cockroaches quite repulsive.
Contaminate foodWith their droppings, their dead casts (outer skeleton) discarded Cockroach egg cases even dead Cockroaches and vomit marks.
Cause unpleasant odours Due to secretions from their mouths and outer shell. These are particularly severe when large populations are present.
Signs of Cockroach Activity Include
Droppings Cockroach droppings resemble pepper and larger droppings of around 2mm can have ridges along their sides and have blunt ends
Casts Cockroaches cast off their outer body or skeleton during their life and you may notice these in various areas around your home or building.
Spoilt Food Cockroaches will eat food that has not been properly stored and vomit back onto the food.
What We Do
Set up a guaranteed program to control cockroaches in a building and it’s surrounding environment and advise how you can help reduce future problems.
We will carry out a survey and report our findings.
We may apply dust to your roof void, subfloor and in your wall cavities.
We may apply a special surface spray which is licensed and formulated for Cockroach control. This is applied to the perimeter of your home or building.
What You Can Do With Our Help & Advice
SanitationYou can reduce food and water available to Cockroaches. Even small pockets of moisture can keep Cockroaches nearby as they can go without food for over a month. One way you can help is to avoid keeping rubbish indoors overnight.
Proofing We can advise you on ways you can help to proof your home against Cockroach entry. This may include simple measures such as fixing mesh over holes to prevent Cockroach entry and to seal cracks and crevices.
Stock Ensure regular stock rotation and also inspect incoming food stock.
Storage Ensure food is stored above the ground and clear of walls.
GarbageEnsure your garbage is kept secure and locked.
Jim’s Cockroach control for Cockroach control
Cockroaches are nocturnal insects that have invaded our abodes and have become the No.1 pest on our list. Cockroaches hide in the smallest of cracks and crevices in our homes, offices etc and scrounge for food when we are asleep.
Cockroaches are very resilient pests, and are able to adapt quickly and easily to any environment. They breed in large numbers and could become a major problem to our way of living if we do not take corrective measures.
Cockroaches bring sickness and disease, and we need to find effective ways to keep them at bay. Cockroach control could begin with keeping a very clean kitchen where we deny their food sources. Food leftovers scattered around is relished by cockroaches.
Closing all little entry points to our homes, is another method of cockroach control which would deny them free access to forage for food. Regular cleaning and finding their hiding places and directing cockroach control initiatives directly at them would reduce their ability to propagate.
Cockroaches have lived on Earth for millions of years, and we have not been able to exterminate or eliminate them, hence it is imperative that we employ methods in effective cockroach control to stop their advance into our abodes.