Cockroach Control

Cockroach Control

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A cockroach inside your home undoubtedly is a health risk to asthmatic individuals. They can carry disease-causing microorganisms. In fact, several of the procedures traditionally used to eradicate them bring about additional health hazards.

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Without a doubt, almost any home can have cockroaches. Yet, there are actions you can perform to avoid becoming a dilemma in your own home. Therefore, you must determine the extent of and approaches to any potential cockroach concern. Also, minimise or get rid of cockroach issues. Of course, they eat just about anything, from food, paper, book bindings, and even human flesh—cockroach control. Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry guarantee cockroach control service treatments.


Cockroach Health Hazards

Disease: They can carry disease-causing bacteria, spreading salmonella, dysentery, gastroenteritis, and diarrhoea, among others. Furthermore, the organisms causing these diseases are on the legs and bodies of cockroaches. Specifically, deposited on food and utensils as cockroaches feed and move. However, cockroach control helps keep the youngest, oldest and most vulnerable members of your family safe.

Asthma and allergies: Cockroaches can also be responsible for asthmatic reactions. Along with children, the elderly and people prone to bronchial ailments. In addition, they can react to the discarded fragments of “skin” when cockroaches moult.

Adaptability: Every property is at risk from a cockroach infestation, and almost any organic matter is food for cockroaches. Usually, they are great hitchhikers and fliers, spreading rapidly.

Breeding success: They are rapid breeders. Just a couple of cockroaches can turn into considerable numbers in only a few weeks. Furthermore, adult and juvenile cockroaches’ continued sightings is a reasonably good sign that they are breeding nearby. However, Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Auckland services providing bed bug elimination, carpet beetle, wasps, ants, spiders, dust mites, cockroaches, fleas, flies, and rodent control service since 1987. Serving North Shore, West Auckland, Eastern bays, South Auckland and Hibiscus Coast. 


There are three basic principles of DIY cockroach control:

1. Take away food: You need to reduce the food source for the cockroaches. Thus, it means removing stray food particles lying around by acceptable cleaning practices. Do not leave food scraps exposed. Make sure that you pay particular attention to cleaning cracks, cervices, benchtops, and appliances. It’s also an excellent idea to seal up any rubbish bins and make sure they are well covered. Likewise, keep all your food in sealed containers.

2. Remove the water: They need water to survive because cockroaches love warm, damp places. Making sure there are none in your house is the second major cockroach control step. Look out for leaking taps or places indoors where water seems to collect. Also, check that there is no leaking plumbing in the kitchen, bathrooms and laundry areas. If your property has a subfloor area, make sure that water drains away correctly, and is well ventilated.

3. Remove shelter: Of course, cockroaches prefer small confined spaces like cracks and crevices. Indeed, taking away their preferred habitat and breeding grounds is an essential aspect of cockroach control. Seal all cracks and holes in the bathroom, pantry and kitchen cupboards, including cracked tiles and splashback.

Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control Auckland services provide bed bug elimination ants, cockroaches, fleas, flys, carpet beetle, wasps, spiders, dust mites and rodent control service 1987. Throughout West Auckland, North Shore, Eastern bays, South Auckland and Hibiscus Coast. Furthermore, avoid storing unnecessary items, like cardboard boxes, as well as plastic bags from the supermarket and old toys or clothes. Read more:

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Experienced, researched and written by Mr Graeme Stephens. An IICRC Master Restoration Technician in 2001. With over 34 years of disinfecting, cleaning and pest control Auckland services experience.

Published: 6/11/2014 Updated: 22/03/2021