“Cockroaches are super-fast! They can run up to speeds of 1.5 meters per second. This is the human equivalent of around 320km per hour!”

Many people shudder at the sight of cockroaches

Usually when there is one there is many more harboring in warm areas in cracks and crevice’s, electrical appliances close to food sources in and around domestic or commercial properties migrating from sewers, grease traps, other sources of polluted water that contain disease causing organisms they are widely regarded as one of the most invasive pest, due to their prolific breeding including the German Cockroach, Australian Cockroach and American Cockroach. 

While their role in the spreading of parasitic worms’ eggs, diseases, bacteria, and viruses harmful to humans is usually the main concern, they can also trigger allergic reaction to some people including skin irritation, respiratory problems for asthmatics. Cockroaches have been known to also bite people, although rare in extreme infestations this is possible.

High sanitation and hygiene standards are critical to prevent and control infestations

Contamination of food products and utensils and various areas with droppings, cast skins, empty egg cases, dead cockroaches, and regurgitation marks on surfaces and an unpleasant odor may exist. This is an expensive exercise wasting time and money, discarding contaminated food products, and cleaning and disinfecting of areas. Using one of our experience pest technicians, we can identify and bring your cockroach problem under control. Checkmate Pest Control uses a variety of APVMA, and HACCP approved products and methods to the highest possible industry standard, we can also tailor a treatment plan package to suit your needs please contact our friendly team today.