Cockroach control is important to treat roach infestations especially because cockroaches can live almost a month without food and about two weeks without water. They can live for up to one week without its head and they can hold their breath for up to 40 minutes.
A cockroach infestation on your business or residential premises can:
Spread diseases (E.coli)
Damage goods — cockroaches will eat almost anything
Breed uncontrollably - making the problem more difficult to get rid of
Alarm — immediate loss of customer and employee trust
Damage — to goods, foodstuffs and your health and hygiene reputation
Cost — can be considerable. Temporary closure may be necessary
The typical signs of Cockroach Infestations are:
Seeing live insects – cockroaches are night time creatures
Droppings – cockroaches leave a trail of black droppings
A musty odour
What is cockroach control?
Sealing entry points
Close cracks and crevices
Deny them food and water
Store food in sealed containers
Clean all food and waste spillages straight away
Refuse and compost should be housed in sealed bins
Poor sanitation should be corrected
Bidvest Steiner offers the best cockroach control solutions for your office or business. Contact us now for a free consultation.