Various physical evidence such as smear marks, cockroach droppings, shed skin, cockroach eggs, damage are all signs of a cockroach problem. There may be an unusual odour and physical sightings of cockroaches in kitchens, basements and laundry roof voids.
Several species of cockroaches can be found in South Australia:
Brown Banded Cockroach
Yes! Some cockroach species are better at flying than others. However, the Oriental and German species do not fly.
The best way to prevent cockroaches is to deny them access to food, water and shelter. These are the main factors that attract them into your residence.
Professional treatment is the most effective way to get rid of cockroaches in your home. There are several DIY products available in supermarkets but these are not the most effective.
Yes, we offer treatments that are non-toxic which target crevices where cockroaches hide. Products that may be used include a gel baits, spray or dusting powders.
Only the larger species could take a bite through human skin. The cockroach is an omnivore, that is, it eats everything edible. However, they are rarely aggressive enough to attack people while awake but possibly could if you were asleep.