The Rentokil Pest Control cockroach experts use the most environmentally friendly methods of treatment to get rid of cockroaches from your home.
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Call Rentokil Pest Control on 800 PESTS (73787) for further advice on how to get rid of cockroaches or to arrange a visit by your local pest control technician.
Cockroaches are a high risk pest to have in the home because:
A quick response is essential to ensure a cockroach infestation does not become established or spread to neighbouring properties. If you have a cockroach infestation call Rentokil on 800 PESTS (73787).
There are three common species found in the home:
These cockroaches are brown in colour and have wings, although they prefer to run or climb.
American cockroaches, also known
as the palmetto bug, tend to be found in dark, undisturbed areas that are high in humidity.
All species are usually found in greatest numbers in the kitchen or where food is stored.
Sealing entry points can help prevent a cockroach from entering the home. Key risks are gaps under doors or around pipes to the outside or neighbouring properties.
Also seal gaps where cockroaches can hide - cockroaches are nocturnal and hide during the day in cracks and crevices in the walls, around skirting boards or behind electrical sockets.
The most effective way of controlling a cockroach infestation is to stop them getting food and water:
In our experience, electromagnetic or ultrasonic repellers are ineffective at dealing with cockroaches and are not recommended to prevent or control cockroach infestations.
Call Rentokil Pest Control on 800 PESTS (73787) for advice on how to keep cockroaches away from your home.
If untreated, cockroaches quickly establish themselves in high numbers and will spread to adjoining properties.
Whilst DIY products may be effective in getting rid of smaller cockroach problems, it can be difficult to reach all cockroach hiding places with amateur products.
An established cockroach problem will often require professional pest control to ensure that it will not recur. Infestations are likely to reappear especially when surviving cockroach eggs hatch after one or two months. Rentokil Pest Control offers a fast and effective call out service to get rid of cockroaches in your home.
Call Rentokil Pest Control on 800 PESTS (73787) for more advice on how to get rid of cockroaches.