This little insect existed since 400 million years ago even before the establishment of human civilization. Today, about 4,000 species of cockroaches have been identified, however only a handful of these species inhabit human dwelling.
Basically cockroach feeds on almost anything that is nutritious including those fermented and rotten food. These cockroaches are commonly found in sewers, food-storage areas, basements and other hidden places. Their presence is not only a nuisance but they are also known to be capable of carrying disease pathogen that could cause allergic, diarrhea, dysentery and even hepatitis B antigen.
In Malaysia, the American (Periplaneta americana) and German (Blattella germanica) cockroaches are considered as important household and commercial pests. The female can lay about 10-60 eggs in each ootheca (egg case) depending on the species. The ootheca is usually placed or glued at hidden or dark places which are near the water and food source.
However, for the German cockroach, it will carry the ootheca for 24-48 hours before the eggs hatch and one week before hatching, the female will usually stop feeding. This behavior makes it even harder to be detected and controlled. Apart from that, condition with relatively higher humidity and temperature will shorten the developmental time.
Cockroaches’ presence in business environment poses a real threat of food contamination, damage to stored items and business reputation. Additionally, the health hazards associated with this disease-spreading pest are a real concern for homeowners too.
If you have identified a cockroach problem in your home or business, professional cockroach control service can provide an effective solution for this unwanted pest. Professionals know the best control solutions to combat cockroach infestations and help reduce the risk of re-infestation
- RESIDUAL SPRAY
To be applied at strategic places such as the sewage tank, drainage hole, wall edges as well as corners.
- GEL BAITING
This environmental-friendly approach is most suitable to be used in sensitive areas such as the kitchen, toddler’s or the elderly’s room, food processing area, pet shop, etc.
This will help to reduce the availability of harborage, water and food.