Cockroach Control In Sydney

If cockroaches are quickly becoming a problem in your home or office call us today. We offer affordable, efficient and guaranteed cockroach control services carried out in a professional, skilful and safe manner.

Why DIY Cockroach Treatment Can Fail

DIY cockroach treatments can be an attractive solution to getting rid of an infestation of cockroaches. However, it is often ineffective and can even make the problem worse. DIY cockroach treatment can fail for a variety of reasons.

Firstly, as cockroaches are resilient creatures, it can be difficult to eradicate them using DIY solutions. Since cockroaches can survive in extreme conditions, using a DIY solution may not be enough to eliminate the entire population.

Secondly, professional treatments are more effective than DIY solutions. Professional treatments use specialised products that are designed specifically to target cockroaches. This means that DIY solutions may not be as effective in tackling the infestation.

Finally, DIY solutions are often not tailored to the specific problem. Different cockroaches require different treatments, so while a DIY solution may be effective in dealing with one type, it may be ineffective in dealing with another.

For this reason, it is crucial to correctly identify the type of cockroach before attempting to treat it. In conclusion, DIY cockroach treatment can fail for various reasons, including the resilience of the cockroaches, the ineffectiveness of DIY solutions, and the lack of tailored treatment.

At Pestworks we have extensive experience in cockroach control. Therefore prior to work commence we will carry out an inspection in order to determine what cockroach species there are. Above all that is critical in deciding on the treatment type that should be undertaken. Our cockroach control measures are non-irritant and odourless and environmentally friendly. In other words you won’t have to remove things out of your kitchen cupboards.

You can go for months without realising you have a cockroach infestation, because these pests only come out in the darkness. Therefore you may be shocked the first time you get up in the middle of the night, go into the kitchen and turn on the lights. In other words you may notice a lot of cockroaches running for cover, quickly disappearing into the dark crevices of your cabinets or under the skirting boards. In addition you may also find droppings, regurgitation marks and cockroach egg cases around your kitchen cupboards;

Cockroach excrement look like tiny black pallets, regurgitation marks, dark brown stains, hatched egg shells thin brittle rectangular boxes  .

In conclusion, check behind the refrigerator and stove, as well as in and around the sink, cabinets, and food storage areas of your kitchen. If you see what looks like scattered  poppy seeds or black pallets and empty egg cases, you’ll know that area is a high-traffic area for cockroaches.

The first step is to remove any sources of food. That means, keep your sink clear of unwashed dishes, remove pet food at night, and store your food in plastic containers. You will also want to take the garbage out every night.

Cockroach droppings also contain a pheromone that attracts other cockroaches. Therefore this is one of the reasons they will tend to come back. You will need to give your home a deep cleaning, to remove all traces of roach faeces.  In other words, the key to preventing cockroaches is to keep your kitchen clean and free of food for them to eat.

is to deprive them suitable environments  and food for them to eat.


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