Cockroaches FAQs

  • How do I know if I have a cockroach infestation?

    Signs of a cockroach problem can be identified by various physical evidence such as cockroach eggs, smear marks, shed skin, cockroach droppings, damage caused by cockroaches, unusual odour and actual sightings in, kitchens, laundry roof voids and basements.

  • What species of cockroaches are there in South Africa?

    There are several species of cockroaches found in South Africa which are the 

    German Cockroach
    Oriental Cockroach
    American Cockroach
    Brown Banded Cockroach
    Dusky Cockroach
    Lesser Cockroach

  • Can cockroaches fly?

    Yes, some species are stronger flyers than others. The Oriental and German cockroach species do not fly.

  • How do I control cockroaches?

    The most effective way to prevent cockroaches is to deny them easy access to food, water and shelter, which are the main factors that attract them into your home or business.

  • How do I get rid of cockroaches?

    There are range of off the shelf DIY products that can be purchased from local shopping centres but professional treatment is often the most effective way to get rid of cockroaches in your home or business.

  • What are the treatments for cockroaches?

    We offer non-toxic products which are highly targeted at the crevices where cockroaches hide. Products used may include a spray, gel baits or dusting powders.

  • What type of cockroach killers are there?

    As a professional pest control company, we have a full range of highly effective insecticides and insect control products which offer an effective solution to a cockroach infestation.

  • Do cockroaches bite humans?

    As cockroaches are omnivorous, they eat everything edible. They are rarely aggressive enough to attack people while awake, but they could if you were asleep. Only the larger species could take a bite through our skin.