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How to get rid of cockroaches

A cockroach infestation in your home or business can cause a lot of health risks as they are carriers of pathogens that may cause food poisoning. Their droppings and moulded skin can cause allergic reaction to people with sensitive skins and in some cases, may trigger asthma attack when the allergen is inhaled or contaminated in food. Besides, some of the business impact cockroach infestations are stock contamination, which may damage your business reputation. Any disruption to the business operations and breach of hygiene regulations may result in loss of revenue and customer's trust.

There are plenty of ways that you can use to kill cockroach. However, the problem is that cockroaches are difficult to get rid of and they can breed rapidly. If you see a couple of cockroaches at your home or business premises, there could be many more hiding and multiplying in the dark. An inspection by professionals will help identify the correct species, locate where cockroaches infestation originate and ensure that the most effective solution is being carried out.

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Cockroach Control Service

At Rentokil, our experts are fully trained, licensed professionals with knowledge of the habits and lifecycle of cockroaches. We protect your home and business premises with long term cockroach control through integrated pest management (IPM), where we have a range of effective cockroaches solutions such as residual spray and gel baiting that are highly targeted at cockroaches hiding place.

The residual spraying will be applied to the corner surfaces of your internal and external property. As for the gel baiting, it is applied on cracks and crevices of the area that has potential signs of cockroaches. When the cockroaches ingest these solutions, it will lead to their deaths. If you are a homeowner, find out more about our Rentokil Year Round Protection Plan that protects your home from common pests all year round.

How does IPM benefit you?

  • Early detection - Potential pest problem reduces risk of infestation
  • Monitoring of pest trend - Determine the right dispersion of pesticides
  • Correct deployment of maintenance plans - Accurate identification and monitoring of pest with our solutions
  • Minimise disruption - Reduces potential obstruction and shutdowns to daily operations
  • Mitigate pest infestation - Avoid introducing new pest into the premises

Why Choose Rentokil?

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Experienced and Licensed Technicians - All our Service Technicians are licensed professionals with Pesticide Applicator License/ Assistant Pesticide Applicator License (PAL/ APAL), certified by the Department of Agriculture.

Expert Knowledge - Our pest experts are periodically provided with continuous training programmes, to ensure that their pest knowledge is up-to-date.

Targeted Treatments - Our extensive knowledge means we can provide you with targeted and effective treatment to get rid of cockroaches at your business property.

Site Risk Assessment - Is completed in compliance with Rentokil Pest Control requirement to ensure that all treatments carried out in your premises are conducted in a safe manner.

myRentokil - Our user friendly online reporting system grants you access to information, such as contract details and service reports at your fingertips.


Contact Rentokil today to get rid of your cockroaches infestation and eliminate any stress or cockroach concerns you have in your home or businesses. Call us today at 1300 881 911 or submit a form.

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