Cockroach control is one of the most challenging pest control issues. Cockroach Control in Jaipur suggests a comprehensive plan for effective cockroach control.
A. Preventive Measures:
1. No invitation
a) Cockroaches tend to enter any home via any form of luggage. Hence, it’s very crucial to examine your luggage while unpacking or packing.
b) Watch for cockroaches and their egg capsules especially if luggage you bring the luggage from locations infested with cockroaches. Remove and destroy any such capsules you find. The capsules are dark in colour and looks like a dry kidney bean.
c) It is easier to deal with a small population of cockroaches than to allow them to become abundant.
2. Cleanliness is next to godliness
Hygiene is very important to reduce cockroach infestation. Improving sanitation reduces the chances of infestation.
a) Do not leave any food out over night. Either you can keep it in the fridge or air tight containers.
b) Wash dirty vessels before sleeping.
c) Clean counters, sinks and tables with soapy water.
d) Ensure there is no food debris on the floor, near crevices and on counter tops.
e) Ensure the garbage is put closed container and cleaned daily.
f) Ensure there is no water leakage.
g) Remove any source of moisture from the house.
3. Clutter free
Eliminating clutter prevents cockroaches from living and reproducing in your home. Leave space between the packages while storing them.
4. Target Home
Identifying the source of infestation is very crucial for eradication. Cockroaches like tight, dark places like cracks in the walls or corners of bathroom and drainage areas. By sealing off such places, it enables us to get rid of them.
B. Cockroach Management
1. Physical removal.
Vacuuming is effective in removing significant number of cockroaches and egg cases. It can be more effective when combined with other methods.
2. Cold Treatment
If small items like toasters, clocks, or boxes are infested, then put the item in a Ziploc bag. Close the bag and put it in a freezer. Leave it for few days and then clean it well.
3. Insecticides Treatment
Place the sticky traps in a variety of locations, especially in areas where cockroaches have been sighted. There are several options for insecticide treatment of cockroaches such as baits, dust (powders) and sprays (liquid or aerosol).
Treating cockroach can be challenging. It’s best to call experienced Pest Control Services as they have the necessary experience and tools for effective elimination. However, improving sanitation and reducing harborage areas is very important in the cockroach control.