Cockroaches are quite possibly the most formidable pest that is treated by our Cockroach Control Pretoria team of experts. Pretoria Pest Control informs clients that years of abuse by using the wrong chemicals have caused these hardy little critter to built quite a tolerance to common Pyrethroids. Under exposure or just incorrectly used and mixed compounds have created havoc in the world of a Professional Pest Controller.
Luckily for you, you have come to the right place, Pretoria Pest Control just so happens to be the authority when it comes to our Cockroach Control Pretoria. Our local technicians are trained to tackle any tricky Cockroach Infestations using a multiple faceted and integrated approach. Our Cockroach exterminations are targeted depending on the species of Cockroach as well as safer and more effective than many other Extermination services here in Pretoria.
A tailored and integrated approach to Cockroach Control Pretoria
As far as Pest Cockroaches are concerned the German Cockroach happens to be on top of the list of tough Pests to Eradicate. Unlike other common Insects such as Fleas and Ants, Cockroaches have developed a very tough chemical resistance hence we have trained our Cockroach Control Pretoria Exterminators to use a unique approach. This approach to Cockroach Control Pretoria is tailored and species specific.
Rather that just spray your kitchen or workplace and prey for some level of control. Our Pretoria teams annalise the situation unique to your infestation and treat it accordingly. Our staff are known to make use of Gel, Baits, Residual Insecticides and Baited Insecticides, Flushing agents and even traps.
Although our teams have all the above at their disposal, our Cockroach Control Pretoria teams use the least toxic effective method of control first to ensure a safer controlled treatment. To add some, our staff Identify key areas of interest regarding your infestation and make recommendation for our clients to ensure long term control. These recommendations could range from proofing and maintenance to health and hygiene practices. This makes for a holistic approach to Cockroach Eradication within greater Pretoria.
The most common Cockroaches treated by our Cockroach Control Pretoria team
German Cockroach Control Pretoria
German Cockroaches found here in Pretoria are quite possible the worst of all pests. They infest kitchen appliances, bathrooms and spread bacteria and disease. They have the highest chemical tolerance to any other Cockroach and this shows by the difficulty most people have gaining control of them.
German Cockroaches are the smaller of the common Cockroaches here in Pretoria. Adults range in size between 11mm – 16mm in length. They are brown in color. Although German Cockroaches have wings, they are unable to fly. Adults have a stripe ranging from their head through to their body. The German Cockroach thrives in warm conditions. This combines with a food source makes most kitchens suitable for an Infestation.
American Cockroach Control Pretoria
Also referred to a Water Bug,American Cockroaches are attracted to your light in your home or workplace at night. They plague pizza joints and kitchens that use a lot of water and maintain high humidity levels. Although not as tough to treat as the German Cockroach our Cockroach Control Pretoria team of experts report that these critters are nearly as tough to kill given their living conditions.
American Cockroaches are one of the larger Cockroach species here in Pretoria. Adults range in size between 30mm-40mm in length. Adults have a tell tale yellow margin on their prothorax. They are a reddish brown in color and more extremely fast. An American Cockroach can run about 5.4km/h. That’s about 50 body lengths every second. In human terms its like running 330km an hour. Who needs a Ferrari, right?
American Cockroaches are so successful as pests mainly due to their diet and their long life span of about 700 days. Given the right conditions, an all out infestation can develop within a couple weeks. The American Cockroach is a major vector for disease, its fast moving nature combined with its preferred habitat makes an infestation potentially harmful. Salmonella, Polio and and many dangerous diseases are spread by this species.
Oriental Cockroach Control Pretoria
Oriental Cockroaches are undoubtedly the most incorrectly identified Cockroach species here in Pretoria. They are shiny black alien looking with small useless wings. Oriental Cockroaches love heat and humidity. They frequent many of the same areas as their American cousins. Oriental Cockroaches are quite rare here in Pretoria, they are however commonly misidentified with some species of Wood Cockroach. Wood Cockroaches are not pests and an indigenous species here in Pretoria.
Cockroach Control Pretoria report adult Oriental Cockroaches to be about 20mm – 27mm in length. They are heavy set with a pitch black body. Like the other roaches on this list Oriental Cockroaches are metropolitan pests with a similar diet. Fatty proteins are the order of the day. Poor hygiene make successful Oriental Cockroach control quite tricky.
Pest Control in the greater Pretoria area is made easy with only a single call.
If you reside within the Pretoria area and suspect you may have an Insect Control Problem, feel free to call us. Crawling Insects, Flying Insects or even Biting Insects are easily eradicated by our seasoned Pest Control Professionals.
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