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Learn More About German Cockroach

Learn More About German Cockroaches

The German Cockroaches Singapore’s #1 Cockroach Pest

They are one of the most common type of insect pests found in Singapore and throughout the world. Well-suited to the human environment and even enjoy the similar humid weather and temperature level just like us. Our methods can remove German cockroaches from homes, offices, restaurants, boats, and gardens. A few types of cockroach species prefers the indoors like the American cockroaches.

Especially when we make food and water sources accessible. Both nymphs and adults have two long stripes near the head that runs the body parts. Adults are about half an inch long in length with have a pale brown to their wings and body. The nymphs are small cockroach that tend to have dark brown to reddish brown bodies and are wingless.

Similarly, brown-banded cockroaches have the same size and shape, but they inhabit different habitats. Brown-banded cockroaches prefer dry areas whereby the German cockroaches prefers to closer to water and food sources. Females may have an egg case projecting from their abdomen until one or two days before the eggs hatch.

The egg capsule case size of a grain of rice called ootheca contains approximately 40 eggs. And known to have a high reproductive rate and a rapid lifecycle. This makes German cockroach infestation one of the most complaint pests nuisance in Singapore.

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Basic German Cockroach Control Signs

These species of pest are active at night and well-hidden during the day. To kill German cockroaches, first you need to understand the biology and characteristics. You can try do-it-yourself boric acid remedy if the infestation is not too severe.

Commonly found indoors hidden in cracks or crevices, kitchen cabinets or cardboard boxes. If you have observe a light brown in colour, small Cockroach with two black horizontal stripes behind its head and body. Even though these cockroaches have wings, they hardly use it to fly. They prefer to crawl around on floors or kitchen counters, under the sink and other warm, humid areas in your property.

They carry harmful bacteria because of the unsanitary places they crawl to source for food. German cockroach infestation may trigger asthma and rashes. German cockroaches infestation can transmit dangerous diseases and people must not take it lightly. Engage Innovative Pest Control services to protect your residential and commercial property from unwanted pests.

Cockroach Activity During the Day Time.

Cockroaches are nocturnal insects, so if you see them scattering across your floor during the daytime. High chance that you have a major roach infestation in your property. Finding cockroach droppings around pet food or under the sink are clear indication of their presence.

Oily, Musty Odour

German cockroaches produces a variety of odorous chemicals. If you have noticed an oily and musty odour lingering, there is a good chance that you are facing an infestation.

Cockroach Droppings

Individuals occasionally get confuse identifying cockroach poop with mouse droppings. Identifying German cockroach feces can be easy because they are similar to coffee grounds. Pest control companies experts locate them in drawers or kitchen counters. Roach faeces may even leave dark stains and markings in the corners of the rooms in your property.

Dead Cockroaches

If you find a dead German cockroach, it is likely that its friends are nearby alive and infesting your property. A dead cockroach is not the only obvious sign of an infestation. A shed skin from a German cockroach can also be an indication of a sign that infestation is happening.

Seen Numerous Small Brown Cockroaches

German Cockroaches love hanging out in kitchen and bathrooms because it provides the moisture and food source they need to survive. “Food” can be accessible in bathroom because they eat soap and toothpaste.

Best Cockroach Control Solution For German Cockroaches

Guide to German Cockroach Control Singapore

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German cockroaches are one of the most widespread species of cockroach in the Singapore. And prefer to live in unhygienic conditions like the garbage chutes, drains and sewers. They can carry bacteria, such as e. coli and salmonella and can trigger asthmatic symptoms. Prevent German cockroach infestations with methods from gel baits, bait station and more with Innovative Pest Control services.

  • Basic sanitation and maintaining a hygienic conditions are key! Eliminate food debris or standing water and sealing of cracks crevices and gaps to reduce harbourage areas for pest.
  • Keep the storage areas dry and free of any clutter, allowing space in between items.
  • Ensure that all garbage bins are securely close to prevent cockroaches from infiltrating. Maintain the cleanliness of the drainage and garbage disposals from exposed food waste.

Frequent Asked Questions About German Cockroach Control

Although they have wings, German Cockroaches cannot fly at all.

They can easily live about 5-7 months after they become an adult.

They carry many diseases such as salmonellosis and E. colli that can cause food poisoning.

Depending on the infestation level, it will normally take about 2-3 sessions to get rid of the German cockroach. Each session must be done with 7-14 days to break the egg cycle.


Fazly Ahmad
Fazly Ahmad
Hello, and welcome to our pest control company blog! I'm fazly, and I'm thrilled to be sharing my expertise with you. With years of experience in the industry, I've seen it all when it comes to pests and how to get rid of them.
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