Cockroach Control Services in Markham
Cockroach Exterminator Markham offers fast and comprehensive pest control solutions.
Cockroaches have roamed the earth even before dinosaurs reigned and they are one insect species who seem to have survived all natural calamities. Nocturnal by nature, these crawly insects tend to attack and feed on food and leftovers in your kitchen, at night. They even feed on other items such as clothing, paper and plastic. They prefer dark and moist places and hence infest your kitchen, making it unhygienic. They multiply fairly quickly and so it gets rather difficult to exterminate them altogether.
We at Exterminator Markham we offer cockroach control services in Markham and can help you get rid of those nasty pests for good! We work 7 days a week, so, you can call us at 647-496-5755 and speak to our technician to book an appointment with our exterminator. We guarantee to provide you with the best and most reliable solution, post our inspection of the level of infestation in and around your property.
Getting Rid Of These Bothersome Pests
It is rare that your home or office would be infested by just a few cockroaches. These pests breed in hordes and invade your personal space, making it difficult for you to co-exist. Cockroaches can move easily through tiny openings in the walls, floorboards and ceilings; making it convenient for them to hide. There is also the constant fear of finding a few dead cockroaches in your food. They are carriers of diseases and could cause serious harm to your family and employees’ health. Their saliva is known to cause breathing allergies in adults and little children. It is therefore absolutely important that these pests are terminated at the earliest.
The reason you face challenges while trying to rid yourself of cockroaches is because:
- cockroaches infest in multitudes
- cockroaches have a very high reproduction rate
- a female cockroach can lay up to 90 eggs in one lifetime
- the eggs are usually laid in safe hidden locations so they hatch without any threat
- the odour that cockroaches leave behind tends to attract even more cockroaches
Types of Cockroaches
There many species of cockroaches, but the common species in Canada are these four:
German cockroach(Blattella germanica)
This group is one of the most common of all cockroaches found in Canada. The German cockroaches usually enter a home through clothing, furniture, and other materials brought into the home but can also spread to nearby apartments through cracks and crevices in the walls.
A German cockroach measures about 1.3 to 1.6 cm in length and has light-brown wings. Typically, there are two dark-brown stripes behind the head which extend to the wings. The cockroach can barely fly.
German cockroaches love to stay around kitchens, storage areas, and bathrooms. They usually live up to 12 months and can breed very fast. With one single female German cockroach in your home, you can have over 20,000 cockroaches in less than one year.
Oriental cockroach (Blatta orientalis)
The oriental cockroaches are known for their love for water. In any home they enter, they usually hide in dark and moist areas, where humans cannot find them. So they are very difficult to eliminate with the usual DIY methods.
They measure about 1.5 cm in length and are usually dark-brown or glossy-black in color. The males typically have short wings while the females may not even have wings at all, so they can’t fly. You will normally see them around sewers, damp basement, or anywhere there’s decaying organic matter.
Oriental cockroaches often come in through the sewer system or pass through basement windows, under the doors, and cracks in the wall. Because they stay where you will rarely find them, they can multiply to huge numbers before you’re aware of their presence.
American cockroach (Periplaneta americana)
It may not the most common cockroach in people’s homes, but it certainly is the largest in terms of size. American cockroaches are very rugged as they can live for more than two years. Commonly called palmetto bugs, this variety of cockroach can be very irritating since they can fly.
An adult American cockroach can be up to 5.5cm in length. It typically has a brown or reddish-brown head and wings. There is a light yellow band on pronotum, just behind the head.
American cockroaches love warm and damp areas, such as the sewers, kitchens, drains, laundry rooms, and the basements. They normally enter a building through the basement windows, garages, and sewer system.
Brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa)
This type of cockroaches love to stay in warm and dry places, and they prefer elevated places. They typically stay away from water, and you will normally find them inside your TVs, electronics, refrigerators, and other electrical appliances. They are usually brought in through visitors’ clothing or carried in with furniture and appliances.
Brown-banded cockroaches are usually smaller than the American or Oriental cockroaches and measure about 1.2 cm. Males dark-brown bodies and golden-tan wings. Females have dark-brown bodies too, but their wings are shorter and reddish-brown in color. Both male and females have two light-yellow bands on the wings. Only the males can fly.
Hire a Professional Cockroach Control Markham
Apart from being unsightly pests, cockroaches can contaminate food, water, and utensils. Most cockroaches stay in the sewers and can carry particles of feces on their legs. When they find their way to human food and plates, they can deposit those particles there.
Moreover, they can defecate too, and their feces can attract other pests. But most importantly, they can spread diseases. One common example is the salmonella bacteria, which can cause food poisoning or typhoid fever. Another one is pseudomonas infection, which can be difficult to treat because the bacteria is resistant to many antibiotics.
Hiring a professional cockroach control service to eliminate cockroaches from your home and prevent a re-infestation is a great decision. A professional is well-trained to know the type of cockroach infesting your home, find where they are hiding, and safely exterminate them without endangering you, your family, and your pets.
While it may seem like an extra expense, a professional pest control service will actually save you money when you consider the amount you spend on insecticides and other DIY methods which do not guarantee cockroach elimination —cockroaches are better at hiding than you will ever be at finding them.
As experts in cockroach control services, we guarantee the complete elimination of cockroaches from your home.
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Eradication and Cockroaches Control Markham
While we help you exterminate cockroaches from your home and commercial surroundings, we also provide long term solutions, so you can rest assured that these pesky pests will not return. Our focus is, enduring customer service. We use the best and latest techniques to exterminate these pests and we guarantee that the methods used for extermination are safe and reliable. Our exterminators inspect the property and locate every location that these insects are possibly infested in, so the extermination procedures can be carried out accordingly. Call our team of experts today at 647-496-5755 and give your family a cockroach-free home.