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Listed on these pages are the pests commonly found in the tropical climate of Singapore.

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Cockroaches

  • The common cockroach species in Singapore are the German cockroach (Blattella germanica), American cockroach (Periplaneta americana), Brown cockroach (Periplaneta brunnea) and Australian cockroach (Periplaneta australasiae).
  • The life cycle consists of three stages: Egg, Nymph and Adult.
  • Cockroaches like warm, dark and moist places and love to hide in cracks and crevices.
  • Cockroaches feed on almost any food. They are active at night and come out to look for food and water.
  • Adult cockroaches can live up to 5 to 10 months, depending on the species.
  • One ootheca contains of 16, 24 or 30-40 eggs, depends on the species.
  • Incubation period: 30 over days.
  • Active sightings of cockroaches during daytime indicate heavy infestation.

Signs of infestation: egg capsules, persistent and nauseating odours, live cockroaches, carcasses, skin caste, part and pieces of cockroaches, and droppings.

Why Control Them?

  • Spread diseases like cholera, diarrhoea, gastroentritis, polio, dysentery, salmonella, typhoid fever.
  • People who are sensitive could suffer from asthma and allergies.
  • Unhealthy living conditions.
  • Particularly devastating to restaurants, food establishment and industries.
  • Violation of laws.

What we do:

  • Perform a thorough inspection of the premises and identify cockroach activity.
  • Carry out treatment - gel baiting, residual spraying, ULV misting and fogging (e.g. bin chute).
  • Advise client on preventive measures, areas of improvement or maintanence for better pest management.


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