Expert Pest Control For Different Types OF Cockroaches
When you see a cockroach, however small, crawling on your dining table or kitchen counter, it can be extremely embarrassing and disgusting. But do not despair! At Knock-Down, we altogether eliminate these disgusting creatures. More importantly, the solutions that we use are so powerful that the cockroaches will not return to your property for a reasonably long time.
Since there are different cockroach species, each one needs a different pest control technique to eradicate them. We have the knowledge, skills, and tools required to handle this job expertly. Knockdown Pest Control provides cockroach control for different species of pests.
Types Of Cockroaches
Here is some information about the types of cockroaches commonly found in Australian homes.
- Brown Banded Cockroach
Tan to light brown in colour, brown-banded cockroaches, and measure 13-14 mm in length. Often mistaken to be German cockroaches, they have a small population and aren’t as common as the latter.
- Australian Cockroach
This cockroach species has its origins in Asia. The Australian cockroach measures about 30-35 cm in length and looks reddish or dark brown in colour. It has noticeable yellow/white markings down the sides of its wings and around the thorax. These creatures usually hide in gardens and subfloor areas.
- American Cockroach
Shiny reddish to dark brown, this large cockroach species can grow to 28-44 mm in length. They are also the most common pests in residential and commercial properties in the Sydney Metropolitan area. They can fly and have a longer lifespan than most other cockroach species.
- Oriental Cockroach
These cockroaches love to live in sewers and breed rapidly. Oriental cockroaches are medium in size and measure 20-24mm. in length. They could be either dark black or dark reddish brown colour. They too have a long life span.
- German Cockroaches
This is one of the most annoying cockroach species. It’s extremely small in size and reproduces at a fast rate. Orange or dark brown in colour, they measure 10 to 15mm. in length. They live in large numbers in crevices, kitchen door hinges, cracks as well as warm places like electrical appliances.
- Smoky Brown Cockroach
These cockroaches are of a mahogany colour, almost dark brown and are longish at 30-35 mm. You can identify them by their dark and shiny thorax. They live in fences and subfloor areas and feed on stored timber.
Cockroaches have amazing flexibility in moving in and out of residential and commercial properties. Anything from food, beverages, dead animal skins, leather, paper, etc. are good enough for them to survive. It is not easy to catch them as they are nocturnal and live in inaccessible places like crevices, cracks, sewers, hinges, subfloors, etc. They are carriers of all kinds of diseases, infections; contaminate. They contaminate the food and cause damage to our property.
If you have a cockroach infestation on your property, call us today. We are a proven company in this space and provide prompt and professional cockroach control services. If you want to know more about our pest control services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Knock-Down Pest Control today! You can reach us through our Contact Us form or call 1300 262 463, and we’ll be happy to assist you.