Cockroaches are one of the most common pests found in the home and workplace.

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Cockroaches are one of the most common pests found in the home and workplace. They are well known for spreading germs and disease. Exposure to them could put you and your customers at risk of Salmonella, Dysentery and Gastro-enteritis, they can also increase eczema and childhood asthma.  

If you want to effectively treat cockroaches, it is essential to act quickly if you suspect cockroaches are in your home or business, they are quick to breed and difficult to control without the services of a professional pest controller, our products and services are targeted and effective in eliminating cockroaches in all lifecycles as well as, being safe.


Our treatment includes identifying the type of cockroach, the source and extent of your cockroach problem. We then determine which treatment method to use which can include and be a combination of: residual chemical spray, powder, gel method and cockroach monitoring traps.  

In some residential cases, cockroaches are treated as part of a general spray, this treatment will also help to control common house spiders, ants and silverfish. However, is any of those insects including cockroaches are at infestation level a further and a more specific treatment may be required, at an extra cost.

The most common cockroaches in Australia are the German Cockroach (small cockroach), American Cockroach and Oriental Cockroach. The German Cockroach is much harder to treat than the larger species, which is why it’s imperative to work with a qualified pest technician.

Working with a pest technician to eradicate cockroaches is the best way to ensure a long term solution to your problem. There are also non-chemical actions that you can implement to support a cockroach treatment at your property, they include but are not limited to:

  • Removing food sources ensuring correct disposal and removal of food scraps from your home or workplace. All food sources must be kept in sealed containers and no food should be exposed.
  • Thorough cleaning of all food areas, paying particular attention to cracks, crevices, bench tops and appliances.
  • Regular cleaning of residential and commercial properties, ensuring hygiene practices are adhered to and applied.
  • Making sure there are no sources of water such as dripping taps, leaking pipes as cockroaches need water to survive.
  • Making sure that pet food is not left out or scraps remain in bowls.

For businesses, cockroaches are a serious threat – their contamination and damage may destroy a reputation and shut down a business. The Professionals Pest Controllers are experts in treating commercial cockroach infestations. Our team work very closely with the local council and health inspectors – our experience and knowledge in this area is unrivalled, we not only treat but educate businesses on this issue.

Our technicians are highly educated and trained in all areas of cockroach habits and treatments. We use our knowledge and experience to develop an effective and targeted approach for your property.

If you’re interested in discussing what specialist cockroach services we offer, call us today on +61 (2) 9979 5048 or contact us online to arrange an inspection.