One of the most adaptable species in the World, cockroaches are often found making themselves comfortable in your factories, offices and hom...
Cockroaches are widely regarded as one of the oldest species on earth. Generally omnivores, these insects are mainly nocturnal and will run away when exposed to light. Hardy in design, a cockroach is capable of living for a month without food.
Cockroaches exist worldwide, with the exception of the polar regions. There are roughly 4,500 species in six families.
Of the 4,500 species worldwide, only three are truly native to the UK, but other cosmopolitan species have established breeding grounds.
What is Integrated Pest Management?
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a program of prevention, monitoring, and control which offers the opportunity to eliminate or drastically reduce the use of pesticides, and to minimise the toxicity of and exposure to any products which are used. ... [more]
IPM In Fast Food Restaurants
We can be proud that our pest control industry has been rightly called a "guardian of public health" – and we can be proud of that role as it applies to the fast food restaurant industry. The presence of flies, rodents and / or cockroaches in fast ... [more]
The Art Of Detection
Inspection and monitoring are described as the first steps in any integrated approach to pest management. Today, the pest management professional may spend as much or more time searching for, observing and collecting data on activity than in the actu... [more]
Targeted Pest Control
There are a number of pest control companies who offer blanket spraying of your property for a fixed annual fee. They claim that they can kill all crawling insects by implementing this method. Besides spraying pesticides without a target pest, there... [more]
Is Your Home Harbouring Pesticides?
Two new reports out this week provide two more good reasons to avoid using pesticides whenever possible. The first found that pesticides linger in living spaces long after they've been used to kill cockroaches, ants, wasps, fleas and ticks or other p... [more]
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