Roaches produce an obnoxious odor that can contaminate nearby food and belongings. Due to this potential health risk and the general fear of having these pests in your home, it is very important to prevent roaches entering your home in the first place and to know how to get rid of them.
There are a number of steps you can take to prevent cockroaches invading your home.
Seal entry points: this can help to prevent cockroaches from entering your home. Key risks are gaps around pipes, drains and common walls with neighboring properties, especially when dealing with the Oriental and American cockroach.
Clear away crumbs and other particles of food: The German cockroach tends to favor kitchens and can be attracted by crumbs into your home.
As with many pests, the most effective way to get rid of cockroaches is to keep food and water out of reach.
It can be very difficult to get rid of cockroaches and they may require professional treatment. Although many homeowners struggle with do it yourself pest control products, the results are often less than satisfactory. Small cockroach problems can develop into large ones and this is when many people seek out the services of a pest control professional.
Why choose Ehrlich to get rid of roaches? Ehrlich technicians are skilled, experienced professionals – they are state certified, licensed applicators and are required to participate in regular training programs to maintain their expertise. They understand the habits of cockroaches and use that knowledge when developing a control program for your home.
At Ehrlich, we pride ourselves on fast, responsive service every day. We are always available 24 hours a day for any emergency pest concerns that may develop and all appointments are scheduled at times that are convenient for you.
Call Ehrlich Pest Control free at for further information on cockroach problems, advice on how to get rid of roaches or to arrange a visit by an Ehrlich technician.