Cockroaches are susceptible to invade human dwellings by stealth and spread various diseases. The worst part is they can evade all our efforts to eradicate them as they are very adaptable and can survive in any hostile environment. Such pests like cockroaches can be carriers of various diseases, germs, allergies, skin problems and many other diseases because they are commonly found near waste deposits. But I was surprised when I noticed cockroaches in my kitchen and it was like roaming around the food. That was a terrible experience I was kind of wondering how to get rid of them effectively?
I just hate cockroaches or any other insects and pests for that matter. But when I found it in my kitchen I decided to do something about it and get rid of these cockroaches by myself, and started looking around for cockroach removal services. I started researching and learned various techniques and found that it’s better to hire a professional pest control agency for cockroach removal and then be alert myself to ensure they don’t enter my house again.
To get rid of pests and cockroaches, I decide to learn more about it and here’s what I found.
Entry of Cockroaches
Cockroaches are generally attracted to the odor of left out wastes especially wet waste materials like food left outs and veggies or fish peels. They can enter your home in many different ways, from the outside through cracks and crevices, vents, sewer and drain pipes.
Ideal Living conditions
Cockroaches generally invade places with plenty of waste food materials and water and they prefer warm places, they can remain active all year round. Your home itself is an ideal breeding ground for these unwanted species. Due to their adaptable nature and surviving instincts these pests can survive under tough environments.
Cockroaches can reproduce very quickly. If you spot one, be rest assured that there are several others hiding and multiplying behind your walls. You should immediately take action to eradicate them.
Cockroaches are hard to track
Cockroaches are nocturnal species, they generally avoid detection during day time, it makes them hard to trace. Now if you somehow see one, you probably haven’t seen them all. If you see one during the day time, it could mean they were likely forced due to the overwhelming population in their current nest; it is a possible sign of severe infestation.
Diseases spread by cockroaches
The debris created by cast-off cockroach skins, dead bodies and droppings can aggravate allergies, especially in children and sensitive individuals. They can even contaminate uncovered foods, vegetables, fruits, etc. Cockroach litters are also harmful. Cockroaches sometimes lay their eggs on the clothes we wear which can cause allergies and skin disorders.
Now that I have pointed out that how hard it might be to get rid of these pests. You might consider asking help from a professional pest control company.
Cockroach removal by professionals can help
A professional pest control can deal with these pests in a better and efficient manner. For instance they will start by figuring out their origin to start their operation, and hit where it hurt most. Above all they will use pesticides and treatment techniques which are eco-friendly and do not harm the inhabitants of the house.
The most common and popular control technique is gel treatment, where the odorless gel is applied as bait on the places where these pests wander mostly. They get lured by the gel, eat it and die along with the other cockroaches as the gel is contagious. It drastically reduces their population.
Different pest control companies may have different approach towards cockroach removal but herbal and gel based treatment is most popular and here’s why?
- Its generally odorless
- No need to clear the area or even cover food.
- Hassle free and safe.
- You can stay at home during the treatment.
- This treatment can be carried out anytime of the day.
- Long lasting effect.
Now you might be thinking that how much it might cost to get professional pest control service. The cost of controlling cockroaches may vary according to the area that has been infested by pests or the number of pests. But cockroach removal service starts at around Rs. 1000 and it could increase depending on the level of problem, total area and on the service provider you are working with.
Over to you
You know what, they say “prevention is better than cure” and rightly so. You can always prevent these bugs from infesting in your premises by keeping your house and surrounding clean. Always wipe off food remains spilled on the ground, kitchen slabs, dining tables etc.
Cockroaches may appear in bathroom and hence keeping your bathroom and toilets clean could help you big time. Treat them with germicides on a regular interval.
How do you ensure your house is free from pests and cockroaches?