Cockroach Pest Control Adelaide
Cockroaches are a high-risk pest to have in your home. They can carry a wide range of minor & serious illnesses including:
The risk is particularly higher in homes where there are children or elderly. Cockroaches produce an unpleasant odor that contaminates nearby food & belongings.
They can breed rapidly and are highly resilient when it comes to poisons. A quick & rapid response is required when you see them in your home.
How Do You Identify The Signs Of Cockroaches?
Discovering Cockroaches can be hard as they are nocturnal creatures coming out more so at night to feed. You will most likely see signs of them rather than the cockroaches themselves. These signs are listed below.
Cockroach Droppings: They leave 1mm wide black droppings. These marks & smears can be found at wall-floor junctions. If there is water around the droppings can be more borwn of colour.
Shed Skin: Cockroaches shed their skin between 5-8 times as they mature into adults which means you may spot the shed skin.
Damage: Cockroaches will eat almost anything including leather, books plastics, fabrics & food of course. So if you suspect cockroaches look for odd damage where you would not usually look.
The Smell: Cockroaches leave an unpleasant musty smell that lingers. This odor is the causes of many illnesses. Cockroaches are very dirty so getting rid of them ASAP is advised.
Seeing a Cockroach: If you see a cockroach in your bathroom, kitchen or laundry that is a dead give away. But where there is one there is usually more. So give us a call
How to prevent cockroaches once we have gotten rid of them for you?
Homes are an ideal breeding ground for certain species of cockroaches.
Made even more so if the home in question is dirty for long periods of time. For example not cleaning up food scraps & dishes. Leaving food out overnight, not cleaning up spills & crumbs.
The best way to prevent cockroaches is to deny them easy access to food water & shelter. Below is a quick list of prevention tips follow as many as you can you can limit them appearing.
- Don't leave open food in an easily accessible place
- clean up floors of any food and liquid from spills (vacuum/mop often)
- Don't leave pet food out uneaten
- Rinse cans, plastics & bottles before placing them into recycling
- Surface clean all areas regularly, shelves tables etc
- seal entry points to your home where possible. They are thin small insects that can fit through small gaps
Why Choose Adelaide Pest Exterminators?
We are affordable, efficient, reliable & fast. In addition, we service all areas of Adelaide & have over 35 years experience.
A wide range of pest extermination services to help your home & business.