Megatrax is a South African market leader in Specialised Cockroach Pest Control Industry Established in 1989. Megatrax has kept abreast of international trends, implementing modern techniques with strict quality and safety standards throughout every project.

We are registered PCOs (Pest Control Operators) with the Department of Agriculture with a highly skilled and qualified team to complete the project by following the optimum environment safety standard.

Cockroach Control

Have you ever thought why cockroaches are considered as one of the most annoying insects around the world? These frightening creatures can provide different kinds of diseases such as diarrhea, gastro and salmonella by spreading over crockery and cutlery.

Reasons Why Cockroach Control is Essential?

A numbers of reasons are there that elaborate the significance of cockroach control. Some of the reasons are-

  • They can be responsible for different kinds of diseases such as gastroenteritis; dysentery etc. organisms of such diseases are carried on bodies and legs of the cockroaches. If you want to keep all members of your family safe from such diseases, then cockroach control is quite essential for this purpose.
  • Cockroaches can also be responsible for different kinds of allergies and asthmatic reactions.
  • Organic-stuff is food for cockroaches and they have the ability to adapt in any situation.
  • One of the biggest concerns regarding cockroaches is their rapid breeding. In few weeks mere two cockroaches can turn in to big numbers.

Thorough Inspection is Essential

  • All the wet areas of the house such as laundry and bathroom (in drawers and cabinets).
  • Inspecting the microwave oven, stove, dishwasher, fridge etc. in the kitchen area.
  • In case of sub-floor inspect the sub-floor area thoroughly.

What are the Professional Methods for Cockroach Control?

  • Wide ranges of products are available for cockroach control. One can use cockroach dusting and spraying products that can be highly effective in controlling the breeding of cockroaches. Such products will restrict the cockroaches migrating from one room to the next. These kinds of products can be extremely fruitful in the longer run if they are applied under an experts’ guidance. Though, one need to avoid wetting or cleaning the treated segments of the house otherwise the product will not be effective.
  • Baiting can also be a good option for cockroach control. Modern day baits for cockroach control are gel based and don’t carry any odor, therefore, they are more effective.
  • Sticky traps can also be helpful for this purpose. These traps are enriched with the attractant pheromone that drags the attention of cockroaches. Though, one should know that these traps may attract certain types of cockroaches only. Therefore, it can’t be considered as an absolute solution for cockroach control, still it is effective enough.

Professional assistance is a wise move when it comes to the matter of efficient cockroach control methods. It is quite vital to know about the species of cockroaches that have invaded your premises. After a precise identification you need to choose the most efficient and effective product to remove the existence of cockroaches from your home. There may be some home remedies, but they may not be that effective, therefore, it will be good to move forward under the guidance of a cockroach control expert.

Learn more about different cockroach species.

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