Cockroach Control

Cockroach Control

Cockroach Control in Melbourne

Cockroach infestations in homes and businesses require professional pest control Truganina. We have the expertise to identify cockroach species and provide effective treatment solutions.

Cockroaches can be a pest in homes, schools, restaurants, hospitals, warehouses, offices, and virtually any structure with food preparation or storage areas. They destroy products and impart stains and unpleasant odors to surfaces they come in contact with.

Effective Cockroach Control Melbourne

For effective cockroach control Melbourne, there are four things you need to keep in mind: Thorough investigation of infected areas

Restrict Access to Food, Water and Shelter, Including: –

  • Compliance with high hygiene standards.
  • Limit water use by removing unnecessary water tanks and repairing leaky faucets and pipes.
  • Storing food in closed airtight containers and closed trash cans.
  • Seal cracks and crevices if possible.
  • Spraying pesticides in areas where cockroaches are targeted.
  • Continuous monitoring and maintenance of hygiene.

Species of Cockroaches Found in Australia

American Cockroach

American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) The American cockroach is the largest and most widespread species of cockroach, reaching 35-40 mm in length. They are reddish brown with a bright yellow border around the upper thorax and pale legs. Males and females can be distinguished by their wings, which extend over their abdomen. American cockroaches can fly short distances in warm environments. A female lays up to 50 large egg sacs each containing her 12 to her 16 eggs during her lifetime.

Australian Cockroach

Australian cockroach (Periplaneta australasiae) Dark brown cockroach about 35 mm long with yellow markings on the upper thorax and leading edge of the forewings. Females lay up to 20 egg cases, each containing up to 24 eggs. Development lasts 6-12 months and adults live 4-8 months. Australian cockroaches are commonly found in temperate subtropical to tropical environments, usually in outdoor greenhouses, around shrubs and trees, around piles of trees, and under bark and leaves in gardens.

German Cockroach

German cockroaches congregate in moist, warm, and undisturbed areas. Most pests are found in the kitchen. Cockroaches can be found under sinks, in and under cabinets and drawers, and near appliances. It hides in crevices and crevices during the day and feeds at night. Sightings elsewhere in the home, such as the bedroom, may indicate a major break-in.

Oriental Cockroach

Oriental cockroaches (Blatta orientalis) are medium-sized (20–25 mm long) and uniformly dark brown to black. Male wings cover most of the abdomen, female wings are smaller, and the larvae are wingless. These cockroaches usually do not fly. Females can lay up to 14 eggshells in their lifetime, with up to 16 eggs each. These prefer cool climates and are often found outdoors under leaves and bark, in moist subsoil, and near drainage systems.

Smokey Brown Cockroach

Controlling the smoky brown cockroach (Periplaneta fuliginosa) The smoky brown cockroach is about 30 mm long, has a glossy dark brown-black color and is fully winged. The Egg Crate holds up to 26 eggs that can be dropped or glued to surfaces. After hatching, it takes 6 to 12 months for the larvae to become adults. Adult lifespan is her 6-12 months, during which the female lays up to 17 eggs. Smoky brown cockroaches tend to lose moisture from their cuticles, so these are usually found in damp, dark, poorly ventilated environments. 


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