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Cockroaches - FAQ

Most will have a fear and phobia for cockroaches because of its pesky nature, besides their mighty capabilities of escaping our insecticide sprays and any other pest remedies. In fact, it is a common pest turning up in a home uninvited and cause various risks such as food contamination, diseases, allergies, property damage (due to the urine stains) and possible cockroach bites. Read on the useful FAQ in understanding and managing cockroach infestation and cockroach control better.

How do I know if I have a cockroach infestation?

Signs of a cockroach problem can be identified by various physical evidence such as cockroach droppings, smear marks, moulted skin, cockroach eggs, damage caused by cockroaches, unusual odour and actual sightings in kitchens and bathrooms.

What species of cockroaches are there in Singapore?

There are several species of cockroaches found in Singapore which are:

Can cockroaches fly?

Cockroaches flying capability vary according to species and gender. Most common household species are weak flyers; for example German cockroach does not fly. A number of tropical species use their wings to glide from high elevations to lower surfaces.

How do I keep cockroaches away?

The most effective way to keep cockroaches away is to deny them easy access to food, water and shelter, which are the main factors that attract them into your home or business.

How do I get rid of cockroaches?

Although there are many off-the-shelf DIY products offering temporary solution, professional cockroach control service is the most effective solution to combat cockroach infestations and help reduce the risk of re-infestation.

What are the treaatments for cockroaches?

We offer solutions which are highly targeted at the cracks and crevices area where cockroaches hide. Solutions used may include gel baiting and residual spraying.

Do cockroaches bite human?

Cockroaches are omnivore, meaning it eats everything edible. They are rarely aggressive enough to bite people who are awake but could if you are asleep. Even when they do bite, its more of a nibble and rarely does that happen.

Call for professional cockroach control specialist for your home

Cockroaches are not easy pests to eliminate because of several reasons. Firstly, they do not come up in the daytime as they are nocturnal that made detection and control harder. Secondly, while visible cockroaches may lurk at obvious space in the home such as bathroom, kitchen tabletops or behind appliances, their nests may be hiding well within cabinets and dark corners. Thirdly, because of their fast gliding movements, DIY cockroach remedies such as smacking them with papers or spraying with insecticide may be unsuccessful. As cockroaches do bite, spread diseases and triggers allergies with their saliva or dropping, it is important to seek proper pest control solutions to get rid of cockroaches effectively.

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