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How to get rid of cockroaches

There are a lot of methods that you can use to eliminate cockroaches, but professional treatment is the most effective way to get rid of cockroaches in your home or business. Specialist services can guarantee a long-term solution and reduce the risk of re-infestation through professional prevention methods. Below we will lay out a few of our methods to get rid of cockroaches.

Call us at 800-937-8398 for specialist cockroach control. We pride ourselves on fast, responsive service every day.


Cockroach bait

One of the most common cockroach control methods our specialists use is cockroach bait. It is very effective for use in indoor locations such as hotelshospitalsfood processing facilities, and kitchens (both commercial and residential). Our specialists place the bait in strategic areas around a property where cockroaches are commonly found. When a cockroach consumes the bait, the toxins will not only affect this cockroach, but also will affect other roaches with which it comes in contact.

Cockroach fumigation

Fumigation is also incredibly effective when it comes to cockroach control. The fumigation process involves sealing off all or part of a facility where a cockroach infestation is present. A fumigant gas is then introduced into the area to reduce the population. In severe cases, fumigation may be applied in addition to other cockroach control services. Each fumigation technique is tailored to the environment in which it is used and the needs of those that inhabit it.

Cockroach fumigation is highly effective for businesses in industries such as manufacturing, warehousing, agriculture, food processing, and more.

Heat treatments for cockroaches

Heat treatment is a solution for eliminating cockroaches at any stage of their life cycle. It is both chemical-free and environmentally friendly, providing a solution for homes and businesses such as hotels, schools, hospitals, and restaurants.

Western Exterminator’s heat treatment consists of a mobile system that delivers dry heat between 122°F and 140°F for a monitored period. This ensures the cockroaches are killed without causing any damage to your property.

How to prevent cockroaches

Cockroaches are hardy insects that can survive in all kinds of conditions and are very resourceful in finding ways into buildings. Here are some practical steps you can take to keep cockroaches out and prevent an infestation.

  • Eliminate food sources by storing dry foods in tightly sealed containers. Do not leave food sitting out on counters or liquids in sinks or buckets.
  • Clean up! Clear all food debris and liquid spillage from food prep areas, under sinks and appliances. Empty your garbage on a daily basis and keep all garbage or compost in sealed bins.
  • Remove pet food as well as water bowls and litter trays before nighttime.
  • Rinse cans, bottles and plastics before putting them in recycling bins.
  • Declutter by removing old stacks of newspapers and magazines, unused cardboard boxes and all other forms of clutter from the floor or bottom of cupboards.
  • Varnish or paint wood shelves to seal them, and wipe them clean regularly.
  • Seal entry points to deny access to cockroaches. Key risk areas are gaps around pipes, drains and common walls with neighboring properties. Even tiny cracks around skirting boards and behind electrical sockets should be plugged to reduce potential hiding areas.

Western Exterminator cockroach prevention services

At Western Exterminator, we have specialists who know how to eliminate cockroaches and equipment that enables us to offer the most efficient way to get rid of cockroaches. We have years of experience providing reliable local cockroach control services in North America and the western portions of the United States. The very best form of prevention is regular monitoring and pest control by professionals.

Please call us at 800-937-8398 to discuss your requirements for effective cockroach prevention in your home or business.

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