Cockroach Control

Cockroach Control Service from Rentokil

How to solve a Cockroach Infestation

Business Call Out Service for Cockroach Control

Our cockroach call out service offers professional, discreet and effective solutions to solve any cockroach infestation quickly and efficiently:

  • Free business site survey
  • Advice on how to keep your premise cockroach free in the future
  • Trained and knowledgeable local technicians
  • Call now on 0800 552 004 to arrange a free site survey from an experienced Rentokil Surveyor

Danger Signs

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  • Cockroach droppings (or faecal pellets) which are black/dark brown in colour, cylindrical & less than 2mm long. These are produced when water is scarce. If water is readily available liquid excreta or smear marks are produced these are brown and irregular in shape
  • Live cockroaches searching for food at night
  • Dead adults or nymphs, egg cases (oothecae) and cast nymphal skins

Potential Harm

A cockroach infestation on your premises can:

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  • Lead to the spread of diseases, as a cockroach can carry disease organisms such as Salmonella (food poisoning) and Escherichia coli (Gastro-enteritis) which can be spread through saliva and excreta
  • Contaminate foodstuffs
  • Damage goods, leather, books, packaging, plastics, pictures etc — a cockroach will eat almost anything

Business Consequences

  • Damage — to goods, foodstuffs and your health and hygiene reputation. Any cockroach issues will have a negative effect on your Scores on the Doors food hygiene rating.
  • Alarm — immediate loss of customer and employee trust.
  • Cost — can be considerable. Temporary business closure may be necessary.

Immediate Steps to Take for Cockroach Control

  • Call free on 0800 552 004 for advice and information on Entotherm heat treatment our chemical-free heat treatment for cockroach control.
  • Arrange regular cockroach night inspections by qualified Rentokil technicians to prevent further outbreaks. A cockroach is a nocturnal creature and night-time inspections will better reveal any harbourages.
  • Rentokil technicians will advise on the best use of appropriate insecticides such as RID (Rentokil Insect Dust)*
  • Set up regular cockroach control monitoring with Insect Detection and Insect Monitor Units

*Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.

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