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Roach Control: How to Get Rid of Cockroaches


Roach Control in Seattle with Pest Fighter

Every property in Seattle is at risk for cockroaches. Roaches invade homes, restaurants, hotels, movie theaters – anywhere with access to food, water, and shelter.

As both a commercial and residential roach control service, our team of technicians is available to thoroughly eliminate all roaches living on their property and prevent them from coming back.

If you suspect you have roaches or have seen a cockroach near your home, contact us today to learn more about both our one time and monthly pest control services. Call 206.236.BUGS for a free quote.

Types of Cockroaches in Seattle

Seattle has the same types of cockroaches as other big cities. The main roaches found in Seattle properties include:

  • American Cockroach – The largest roach in North America.
  • German Cockroach – The most common roach in Seattle.
  • Oriental Cockroach – Black, glossy, and almost as big as the American Roach.
  • Brown Banded Cockroach – Smaller, destructive, and likes to hide near appliances.

All of these roaches represent potential problems for property owners in Seattle.

Cockroaches: A Health Hazard

Cockroaches are more than a nuisance. The natural oil on roaches is known to cause allergies and irritate asthma. Roaches also carry bacteria, including salmonella, staph, strep, and more.

Cockroaches are also destructive. Not only do they feed on human food – they are happy to feed on glue, including the starches of book bindings. Roaches breed quickly when left untreated and become an even more serious health hazard in minimal time.

Professional Cockroach Treatments and Prevention with Pest Fighter

As specialists in integrated pest management, we work with both businesses and homeowners to prevent and eliminate all types of pests – including roaches.

Roach prevention is a part of our standard recurring service. However, if you already have a roach problem, we may consider utilizing more comprehensive cockroach control.

There are two approaches that we take depending on your property:

For properties that are cleaned and prepped:

  • We spray a water-based treatment along the perimeter. The treatment is safe for children and pets, but strong enough to eliminate any roach that walks over it.
  • We use an attractant near popular cockroach hiding spots to draw them across the water-based treatment.

For properties that are not able to be cleaned prior to treatment, we use a gel-based solution that acts as a bait for roaches. When the roaches pick up on it, they carry it back to their nests and expire.

Contact Pest Fighter Today for A Free Cockroach Removal Quote

It helps to have an expert team of pest control technicians ready to help with your pest control and extermination problem. At Pest Fighter, we provide both residential and commercial pest control and are ready to schedule you in for one time or recurring integrated pest management solutions. Call us today at 206.236.BUGS (2847) or fill out our form to get started.

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