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Cockroaches

Cockroaches are well known for spreading disease and are associated with various other health risks. Exposure to this insect could put you at risk of Salmonella, Dysentery & Gastro-enteritis. Increases in eczema and childhood asthma have even been linked to cockroach droppings.

A quick response at the very first signs of an infestation is often essential to control cockroaches in your home and to prevent the spread of this pest to your neighbours.

Their ability to breed rapidly and their resilience means that a professional service is usually the most reliable form of control. Only expert cockroach control products and solutions are powerful enough to eliminate all stages of their lifecycle.

Contact Rentokil to arrange a survey of your property and discuss our range of effective solutions.

Cockroach Species

Rentokil’s Cockroach Control Service

As the experts in cockroach control, we can provide professional, targeted treatment methods for your home or business.

Our certified technicians located across South Africa provide a quick and reliable service to guarantee complete control of the problem and offer expert tips on prevention.

With access to the latest technologies, and the most innovative processes, you can rely on an efficient service from Rentokil.

Commercial clients can all us on 0861 117 851, and residential customers on 0861 117 852 to discuss the benefits of our cockroach control services.

1. Contact

We will arrange for your local branch to contact you

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2. Survey

We will discuss your pest problem, arrange a survey if necessary, and provide a quote and recommendations.

  • Appointment at a time convenient to you
  • Solutions tailored to your pest problem
  • SAPCA Certified

3. Treatment

Our SAPCA certified technicians will come out to provide your treatment

  • Appointment at a time convenient to you
  • Environmentally sensitive approach
  • Child & pet friendly treatments

4. Aftercare

We'll make as many visits as you require to ensure your problem is resolved

  • Guaranteed solutions
  • Prevention advice
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Cockroaches FAQs


  • How do I know if I have a cockroach infestation?

    Signs of a cockroach problem can be identified by various physical evidence such as cockroach eggs, smear marks, shed skin, cockroach droppings, damage caused by cockroaches, unusual odour and actual sightings in, kitchens, laundry roof voids and basements.


  • Can cockroaches fly?

    Yes, some cockroach species are stronger flyers than others. The Oriental and German cockroach species do not fly.


  • How do I control cockroaches?

    The most effective way to prevent cockroaches is to deny them easy access to food, water and shelter, which are the main factors that attract them into your home or business.


  • How do I get rid of cockroaches?

    There are range of off the shelf DIY products that can be purchased from local shopping centres but professional treatment is often the most effective way to get rid of cockroaches in your home or business.


  • What are the treatments for cockroaches?

    We offer non-toxic products which are highly targeted at the crevices where cockroaches hide. Products used may include a spray, gel baits or dusting powders.


  • What type of cockroach killers are there?

    As a professional pest control company, we have a full range of highly effective insecticides and insect control products which offer an effective solution to a cockroach infestation.


  • Do cockroaches bite humans?

    As cockroaches are omnivorous, they eat everything edible. They are rarely aggressive enough to attack people while awake, but they could if you were asleep. Only the larger species could take a bite through our skin.

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