There are plenty of prevention methods, such as daily cleaning and proper food storage, to prevent a cockroach infestation. But how do you get rid of cockroaches once they have already entered your home? They are highly resilient and breed rapidly.
A quick response at the very first sign of an infestation is essential to control cockroaches in your home—to put a stop to the spread of this pest. Knowing the type of cockroach you are dealing with can help when deciding how to get rid of them.

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Cockroaches thrive in warm, humid and dark environments so keep your kitchens clean, especially behind cabinets, shelves and sinks. Seal up cracks and holes. Fix water leaks and prevent cockroaches access to water.

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IDENTIFY COCKROACHES

The most common cockroaches found in Singapore are the American and German cockroaches. American cockroaches are large (4-5 cm) and dark brown in colour, whilst German cockroaches are small (1-2cm) and light brown in colour. As they have different nesting and behavioural habits, ORIGIN will inspect your property thoroughly and administer the most appropriate and effective treatment for your home and its occupants.

Cockroaches enter home in search of food, water and shelter. They can multiply quicly and can pose a threat to your health. Cockroaches carry pathogens that can result in food poisoning, diarrhoea and allergens. It is best to develop a cockroach control plan with ORIGIN, as we have indepth knowledge of cockroach biology and behaviour. To resolve the cockroach infestation, it may require more than one type of treatment method.

TREATMENT METHODS

ORIGIN has scientifically produced gel baits, which specifically target the biology and behaviour of cockroaches – effective for long-term cockroach control.Small gel dots, placed strategically and replenished regularly are consumed by the cockroaches which return to the nest—allowing us to target the source of the infestation. This spot treatment also ensures that our cockroach exterminators place these gel baitsin areas inaccessible to small children and pets.
Residual spraying is an extremely effective treatment for homes as it is not harmful to humans and will not stain the walls or flooring. A non-toxic pesticide solution is sprayed at targeted areas acting as a chemical barrier, killing cockroaches instantly upon contact.

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