Identifying cockroaches

Most commonly found types of cockroach are the Oriental or German cockroaches which are:

  • 10-25 mm long
  • light, dark brown or black

Home treatments for cockroaches

An adult must be present throughout each visit. Treatments in your home typically involve:

  • up to 3 visits treating two to three weeks apart
  • placing gel bait under sink cabinets, around door hinges and other affected areas
  • a spray for intensive infested areas
  • an advice sheet with information about the bait used, where it was placed, and any special precautions needed
  • measures to protect children and pets

Preventing cockroach infestation

You can prevent cockroaches from entering your home by:

  • filling any cracks
  • reducing clutter
  • cleaning pet droppings with detergents and disinfectant
  • putting dead cockroaches in a plastic bag and in your wheelie bin
  • cleaning up all food debris from floors, tables, cupboards, and drawers

How much does it cost?

A pest treatment for cockroaches costs £170.20 and is for 3 visits.

Any additional visits are charged at £53.50 each.

For commercial rates and information see landlords, commercial premises, restaurants and schools.

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Book a pest control visit

For queries about bookings and payments fill in our contact form or call us on 020 8753 1081

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