Cockroach Extermination in Durham & Greater Toronto area

Our expert technicians know where to look for these insects and how to find them. Our technicians use methods of cockroach control specific to the species of cockroach and degree of infestation. These methods include the use of spray, bait or gel. If you suspect a cockroach infestation in your home or business, please call us immediately and we will be able to help you eliminate the problem.

Cockroaches Infest Old and High-rise Buildings

Most people think that cockroaches are found only in unclean buildings, but in reality, they can be found anywhere. They thrive in warmer climates, love old buildings and high-rise buildings. They gather whatever food is stored, making them a big problem in the kitchen. Also, buildings that have moisture problems such as leaky pipes, fixtures or water leaks are more likely to have cockroach issues.

These insects carry a number of viruses, bacteria and parasites on their bodies and in their feces which can cause diarrhea, dysentery, salmonella and other serious health concerns in humans. Their skins that are shed often and their feces can trigger asthma in humans, especially in young children. Cockroaches also leave behind bacteria and feces that in turn contaminate the home and business environment.

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Health Risks Cockroaches

Cockroaches are considered to be dangerous as an allergen source and asthma trigger. They may also carry certain bacteria that can cause illnesses if left on food.

Cockroaches do not bite. They can, however, scratch you with their heavy leg spines. And because they carry bacteria, a cockroach scratch could potentially become infected.

Although there’s little evidence linking cockroaches and specific disease outbreaks, cockroaches can carry bacteria.

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), cockroaches carry bacteria that, if deposited on food, can cause salmonella, staphylococcus, and streptococcus.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cockroaches have been known to play a role as carriers of intestinal diseases, such as dysentery, diarrhea, cholera, and typhoid fever

Cockroaches are Hard to Eliminate

Roaches can be incredibly difficult to control and eliminate. If you have a roach problem, contact a professional pest control company or schedule a free pest inspection now. A pest control technician can thoroughly inspect your home to identify not only where and how roaches are getting into your home, but also the specific type of roaches to better treat and eliminate them, keeping the health of you and your family intact.

Roaches come from areas that harbor bacteria, such as bathrooms, drains, and dumpsters. They feed on garbage, breed in sewage, and excrete waste over every surface they touch. Roaches are excellent hiders and particularly favor moist and confined areas. Roaches are thigmotropic which means they want to feel contact on all sides of their bodies. Because of this, roaches are commonly found nesting under sinks, in wall cracks, in drains, around water heaters, behind appliances, in cupboards and pantries, under stacks of paper and

Why Hire ZOLO

Hiring a professional pest control company from the beginning will save you so much time and stress, rather than going through trial and error by doing it yourself. Leave the hard work to the professionals with the know-how to quickly eliminate your pest problem once and for all. Save yourself time, energy, and frustration by hiring our reputable pest control company. Our trained and licensed pest technicians will be able to solve your problem quickly and effectively because they are knowledgeable about pests and effective treatments. After all, it is what they do every day. Stop throwing away your time and hard-earned money only to have to call a professional anyway. Get professional help and get it done right the first time.

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