Characteristics

German Cockroach (Blatella germanica)- lives up to 12 months, Egg to adult stage takes about 103 days on the average. Up to 50 eggs per case.

American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana)- Development pace speeds up with favorable condition. Up to 14-16 eggs per case. Egg to adult stage takes about 600 days on the average. Adult can live up to 15 months.​

Brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa) - Average life span of 206 days. 10-18 eggs per case.

Injury/Damage

Cockroaches pose a variety of damages to homes, business and facilities. They feed on almost all sort of things like chocolates, meat, nuts, beer, softdrinks, breads, candies and even paper products and make up. Cockroaches bring germs and microorganisms through their legs and body as they crawl on food and items consumed by humans.

Management

Sanitation and exclusion through sealing possible entry points are the best ways of preventing cockroach infestation. Aside from these are less costly, they have been proven to be more effective means of keeping roaches away from your property.

Sanitation

  • Food and water removal
  • Reduction or elimination of clutter such as cartons, sacks, plastics and unnecessary papers
  • Exclusion
  • Repair cracks, holes, crevices on walls, floors, ceiling, etc.
  • Seal around plumbing and electrical holes
  • Seal gaps in between walls and fixtures
  • Prevention

Five-phase Cockroach Control Programs starts on:

  • Inspection and Survey.
  • Sanitation.    
  • Exclusion
  • Combination of Non-chemical and Chemical Methods
  • Monitoring

BOAZ Pest Control Services Cockroach Control Programs

  • Sanitation
  • Food and water removal
  • Reduction or elimination of clutter such as cartons, sacks, plastics and unnecessary papers
  • Exclusion
  • Repair cracks, holes, crevices on walls, floor, ceiling, etc
  • Seal around plumbing and electrical holes
  • Seal gaps in between walls and fixtures