Cockroach Control

How to Prevent Cockroaches

Sealing entry points can help prevent cockroaches from entering the home. Key risks are gaps around pipes, drains and common walls with neighboring properties.

German cockroaches tend to prefer kitchens and can be prevented by keeping crumbs and other particles of food from accumulating in and around counters and cabinets.

  • Store food in containers or in sealed plastic bags
  • Clean all garbage and spills immediately
  • Clean food debris from under refrigerators or ovens
  • Clean used dishes immediately after meals
  • Remove pet food, water and litter trays overnight
  • Keep garbage or compost in sealed bins
  • Do not leave liquids in sinks or buckets overnight