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10 Tips for Preventing a Cockroach Infestation

Cockroach season is about to start... are you prepared?

The warmer weather combined with the recent Spring rain has created the perfect breeding conditions for cockroaches. 

Cockroaches are common to most commercial premises and can pose serious health and financial risks. 

10 tips to help prevent a cockroach infestation at your workplace:

  1. Do not leave dirty dishes in the kitchen sink overnight
  2. Keep workstations free from food scraps
  3. Instruct staff to keep all food in the refrigerator or sealed containers
  4. Ensure all garbage is regularly removed from the premises
  5. Install tight-fitting fly screens and draft excluders on doors to seal up gaps
  6. Clean out gutters regularly
  7. Repair leaking taps
  8. Keep grass around your property cut short
  9. Don’t leave cardboard boxes, bags or other debris lying around
  10. Book regular pest inspections with a reputable pest controller

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Published: 01-12-2014

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