Cockroach Control Services in The Northampton Area
If you are unfortunate enough to have found cockroaches in your home or workplace then you will want to act right away, rest assured that Pest Professionals in Northampton can help. We can assist to provide you with instant advice to help with any cockroach issue in two very easy and effective steps:
We will help you to evaluate your problem and give you immediate, honest and FREE advice … without obligation
IF REQUIRED, WE ORGANISE A VISIT or ON-SITE SURVEY FOR YOU
Your local Pest Professional will come round to sort the problem out rapidly and without fuss
The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both residential and business customers in the Northampton area. No coackroach extermination job is too big or too small for us to take a look at. Where relevant we are able to advise on any immediate action needed to safeguard your health, property or possessions before a visit. If a visit is called for we let you know if there will be a call out fee and also advise on the likely costs of any cockroach treatment should it be necessary.
Why Are Cockroaches a Big Problem?
When you understand how cockroaches operate, you quickly realise why you should remove them straight away. Cockroaches foul their environment with faeces or castings and with regurgitated food items, and they move indiscriminately from their filth to food and back over and over. They will eat anything from food fragments, to paper and cardboard and even fabric. They taint materials with their distinctive ‘musky, oily’ smell as well as the air in infested premises may contain fragments of their excrement. The opportunity for the spread of pathogens like salmonella and other diseases is obvious and it’s not a surprise that their presence causes great distress. We will not go further (even though we could!) but the bottom line is that if you have cockroaches, you will need to eliminate them and you require a professional pest controller to do the dirty work.
The most common (and arguably most disgusting) cockroach in the UK is the Oriental Cockroach. Adults are about 20-30mm long and dark brown. During the day they spend their time in harbourages, grouped all together. They are normally on the ground floor only because they are weak climbers. Their activity peaks in the hours of darkness– if you begin seeing them in the day the infestation may be quite severe. They often tend to prefer damp, dark places ordinarily so are often found under fridges, in drains, near pipes and in sewers.
Indications Of Cockroaches
- Lingering oily, musky odour
- Small black or brown cylindrical droppings about 2mm long
- Cockroach casts– take a note of where you find these
- Observing them in daylight– usually a sign that the infestation is well established
Before any work to remove cockroaches is carried out, it is essential to first identify the cockroach species. This will provide the pest controller with the biology, life cycle and typical habit information of the pest which will be instrumental in assisting prepare the required strategy. The pest controller will then look to establish where they are originating from. If this is not possible, they may assist in planning the use of night-vision cameras in this process.
A mix of sticky traps, professional strength gel baits and non-chemical control methods is commonly advised, and monitoring should be put in place. If the infestation is well established, an integrated strategy drawn up by an experienced professional pest controller is crucial.
If you need sound advice or swift solutions to cockroaches issues anywhere in Northampton or the surrounding towns and villages – get in touch.