Fees and charges

Latest fees and charges can be viewed using the following link: Pest Control Charges.

General Information

  • Found infesting in all types of buildings, particularly kitchen areas.
  • They hide in cracks and crevices such as sinks, drains, cookers, skirting boards and service ducts.
  • Feed on anything from faecal matter to food.
  • Have been found to carry disease causing bacteria on their body.
  • Bacteria can be transferred to anything the cockroach touches.


  • Removal of food residues and general cleaning of surfaces.
  • Unsound surfaces e.g. broken tiles should be made good.
  • All possible harbourages should be sealed with plaster or other suitable fillers.


  • We will monitor on first visit with glue traps and advise treatment.
  • Treatment with gel baits on second visit.
  • Re-monitor with glue boards on 3rd visit to estimate if further treatments are required.
  • Minimum 3 visits.
  • Sticky traps can also be used.
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