It’s Not Just One You See, It’s Thousand Cockroaches You Don’t See !!
Cockroaches are the most common pests found in Brisbane. They are one of the most unsanitary pests. A single cockroach in a home seems like a heavy cockroach infestation. As soon as you spot a cockroach inside the premises you need to be careful and treatment should be done as the roaches contaminate the food and other things. This spreads a lot of diseases and may harm the health of your family. Looking for professionals to get you rid of cockroaches now? Contact the expert team of Ace Cockroach Control Brisbane who provides the best and safe services on the same day hiring.
Cockroaches have genetics to survive even in the hardest conditions. This is the infestation which can’t be removed with the normal cleaning of the house. That is the reason why Ace Pest Control has come up with a wide range of cockroach control and other pest control services to help you deal with them. We have a team of verified cockroach control experts who are fully trained to eliminate them from their place.
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Common Type of Cockroaches Found In Australia
Out of 4000 species of cockroaches and among them 450 species are seen in Australia. Here is the list of most common cockroaches infestation which is found in Brisbane.
Appearance: American Cockroaches are largest in size. They have an average length of 4 cm and are around 7 mm tall. These roaches are reddish brown in colour and on their head they have a yellowish margin.
Habitat: These American Cockroaches usually reside in moist and dark places. They can also live in dry places if there is easy access to water. These cockroaches are commonly found in sewers, basements and drainage pipes.
Appearance: German Cockroaches have a small body size. They have an estimated size of 1.1 cm – 1.6 cm long. The color of these german roaches varies from tan shade to black and they have parallel streaks from their head to wings.
Habitat: These german cockroaches prefer to live in humid and warm places but the fact is that they can reside anywhere. They usually infest the places where there is easy availability of food and water.
Brown Banded Cockroaches
Appearance: Brown Banded Cockroaches is one of the small cockroach species. They are approximately 10 – 14 mm long. These roaches are light brown in color and have two yellow brown stripes across the wings and abdomen.
Habitat: These Brown Banded Cockroaches like to live in drier and warmer places. So they prefer to roam around in houses such as bed rooms and living rooms. They are less common in restaurants. You can also spot them in daytime.
Appearance: Oriental Cockroaches are large in size and have dark and shiny skin. They are almost 20 – 25 mm in size.
Habitat: These Oriental Cockroaches are known as water bugs as they prefer to live in dark and moist places. These roaches are comparatively slower than other species. They are usually found in decaying organic matter, sewers, drains, porches etc.
How To Identify Cockroach Infestation?
No one likes to have any type of pest infestation in the premises whether it is a commercial property or a residential property. But the problem is that, many of the people are not able to identify the signs that the pest has attacked the house. It is always better to take precautionary measures before the infestation grows. Here are the few signs which will guide you that you are having cockroach infestation inside the premises.
1. Shed Skin
If you are having a cockroach infestation at your premises, you will spot the shed skins of roaches inside the premises because while growing into an adult the cockroaches shed their skin 6-7 times in their life span.
2. Roach Droppings
While roaming around in the property, cockroaches leave behind the black droppings that appear like ground coffee. Their droppings are small, even less than 1 mm.
3. Egg Capsules
Having the presence of egg capsules in the dark corners of the room or cupboards, near the garbage area or drainage pipes ensures that you have cockroach infestation inside the premises.
4. Spatter Marks
Cockroaches leave some irregular brown shaped marks while crawling on water from one place to another.
5. Damaged Things
It will come into your notice that not only your food items are being contaminated but also your books and other stuff will also be seen damaged.
6. Cockroach Sightings
If your premises is infested by cockroaches then you might see the live cockroach in your basement, kitchen, almirah, drains of your house as they prefer to reside in dark and moist places.
Steps Taken to Exterminate the Cockroaches From the Property
Cockroach infestation is the most common infestation found in Australia. So, there are a lot of options and methods available for the extermination of cockroaches from the premises. You need to take the correct measures to eliminate the roaches as each method works effectively. Follow these following steps:
Cockroach Bait: The most common method used to exterminate the cockroaches from the premises is using a cockroach bait. This method is most commonly used indoors such as kitchens, hotels, hospitals, etc. Cockroach bait is available in three formats i.e gel, liquid and solid. This is considered the most successful method for the extermination of whole colonies of roaches from the premises.
Cockroach Fumigation: The fumigation method is the traditional method used for the elimination of cockroaches. This involves the utilization of insecticides and pesticides to eradicate the roaches from a particular area. The fumigation process is used when the cockroach infestation is at an immense level. To reduce the infestation a gas is used in that zone. Cockroach fumigation is commonly used at business places like manufacturing, warehousing, milling and agriculture.
Heat Treatment: Heat treatment is also used as one of the common methods for exterminating the cockroaches from the property. This is the safe and eco-friendly method for the removal of the cockroach infestation. This eradicates all the roaches whether it’s an egg or an adult.
DIY Tips to Exterminate Cockroaches
Having a cockroach infestation? You can try these DIY tips which can help you to eliminate the roaches from the premises. Before calling an expert for the service, you can go through these home remedies.
- Baking Soda & Sugar
- Bay Leaves
- Fabric Softener Spray
- Lemon Juice
To get the detailed information, check this – how to get rid of cockroaches.
Tips to Prevent Cockroaches Infestation
After the cleaning and removal of cockroach infestation, you need to take some preventive measures to prevent the cockroaches from infesting the premises again. The following steps will surely help in preventing the cockroach infestation at home.
Elimination of food sources
The most effective way to obstruct the cockroaches is to eliminate the food, water and shelter sources. Just follow these things:
- Never leave the food open overnight.
- Don’t leave water in sinks or in buckets.
- Clean your kitchen after cooking each meal.
- Try to store food in airtight containers.
- Keep your kitchens and drains very clean.
Maintenance of Garbage
To avoid the entry of roaches in the premises you have to keep your premises neat by stopping dropping the garbage indoors and outdoors. As cockroaches are very well known to survive in garbage bins. It is clear that we all dispose of the leftovers in the garbage bins which becomes the source of cockroach infestation. So, make sure that you clean the garbage bin on a daily basis.
Keep a Check on The Sewage and Drain Pipes
The best place for cockroaches to survive is the drainage and sewage pipes. You have to keep a regular check on the leakages. If any leakage or problem, fix them as soon as possible. There are many products available to remove the cockroach infestation in your drains and pipes.
Areas We Serve
Ace Cockroach Control covers almost the whole Australia. The team of our experts are always ready to help you, you just need to give a call and tell us about your cockroach infestation. We are ready to serve you on the same day of the bookings as we are available 24*7 for the service. The main suburbs which we cover are:
What Makes Us Best In The Industry?
- These nasty roaches are expert in hiding between the pipes, cracks and crevices of the wall. They prove that they can survive in the harshest conditions and in dark places.
- With thorough inspection, the various damages caused by these pests, Ace Pest Control comes up with the integrated methods to manage them.
- Our expert team is highly skilled and utilizes special combination techniques such as trapping and gel baiting the cockroaches to tackle the infestation from root and instead of controlling them from the surface only.
- The team of our professionals are fully trained and experienced to control the infestation from the root.
- Cockroach Control Brisbane provides the hassle free roaches removal services and there is no need to clear out the premises during the service.
Cockroach Removal Cost
The Cockroach Removal Brisbane never asks for additional or extra charges on the same day hirings or emergency bookings. All the services provided by our team of experts are cost effective and under your budget. But, usually the cost of exterminating the cockroaches from the premises depends on the size of infestation occurring at your place. The approximate value that we charge for getting the cockroach removal treatment in Brisbane varies from $80 – $375. We also offer a guarantee period of a few months depending on the type of cockroach infestation at the premises.
Why Choose Us?
- Our team of professionals have an experience of more than 15 years.
- The services we provide are fully guaranteed and result oriented.
- We have a team of certified and licensed professionals.
- Our experts provide 100% customer satisfaction.
- We can deal with all types of pests present in the premises.
- We do provide the emergency services to the clients.
- Our team uses eco-friendly solutions during the service.
- We have a team of local experts who are ready to provide the services 24*7.
Get in Touch With Us!
Your peace of mind is of utmost important to us. As the most trustworthy and best pest control company, Ace Pest Control protects your home from those pesky cockroaches with intense care. You can contact us at 1800 033 756 today to get the free inspection of your home and book your same day appointments on call.