Cockroaches carry food-poisoning germs on their bodies and are responsible for the spread of a number of diseases including dysentery and gastroenteritis. They feed on almost anything such as rotten animals, faecal matter and food meant for human consumption.
Why you may need to control cockroaches
Cockroaches are now a very common but dangerous pest to have in your home or business. They are They are rarely seen in the day are usually found in small gaps and crevices and come out at night to feed.
The two most common species of cockroach in the UK are the:
- Oriental cockroach
- German cockroach
These can be distinguished by their size and colour, with the Oriental cockroach being larger and darker in colour. Only the German cockroach can climb smooth vertical surfaces.
How to get rid of cockroaches
Cockroaches are notoriously difficult to eradicate without the help of a professional. Stratford Pest Control has the knowledge and expertise to control any cockroach infestation which may have invaded your home or business.