Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd – Discover How To Get Rid of Cockroaches

Knowing how to identify and prevent cockroaches is essential to keeping a hygienic environment. Prolific breeders, a single female cockroach can produce 150 eggs to 400 in their lifetime. Eggs hatch every 20-30 days, sooner with higher temperatures. These staggering numbers are what can cause an infestation almost overnight. Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd Owner/Operator David Batchelor says, “when it comes to Palmerston North pest control they typically come inside during extreme heat and also when it is wet.

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The three types of common cockroaches & how to identify them:

German Cockroaches

German cockroaches are the most common of the cockroach species found in homes and businesses around Palmerston North pest control. They can cause damage to appliances that carry harmful bacteria. Female cockroaches protect their eggs by carrying them around to ensure the highest survival rate.

Gisborne Cockroaches:

This introduced pest from Australia likes to live outside mainly close to wood chips and bark. But when temperatures heat up or rain threatens their habitat, they migrate elsewhere. They typically come inside during extreme heat and also when it is wet.

American Cockroaches

The American cockroach is one of the largest pests cockroaches to invade homes and commercial properties when it comes to Palmerston North pest control. They are up to 4cm long and have a yellow band around the thorax. They will live in drier conditions of wall cavities and floors but can also be found in drains and sewers.

What brings them inside?

Food – anything laying around that is consumable or for cockroaches, preferably decaying!

After they find their food source the female cockroaches seek an ideal habitat to lay their eggs.

Cockroaches have the ability to climb up most surfaces and disappear into tiny cracks and crevices, so when looking around the property check the following places:

1) Dark places such as kitchen cabinets and behind fridges

2) Below kitchen sinks

3) Check the roof void

4) Vacant or spare rooms

5) Rubbish areas inside and outside

Keeping a tidy and dry home is an effective way to prevent cockroaches. But also having a pest management system can help maintain an insect-free environment. Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd recommends using a combination of gel baits and spray.

Simply call 0210 851 8931 for some friendly advice or to make an appointment with Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd simply contact

Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd
[email protected]
22A Ihaka Street
New Zealand

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