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American Cockroaches

American Cockroaches have always been and always will be an issue in Sydney. Along with American cockroaches there are four other common species of cockroaches prevalent in Sydney. German cockroaches being the most common, followed by, Australian cockroaches, Smoky brown cockroaches and Oriental cockroaches.

American Cockroach Control Price List

The following information is designed to inform you about American cockroaches and the pest control methods needed to eradicate American cockroaches in your apartment, house or office. For an immediate response for any American cockroaches or cockroach issue you may have, please don't hesitate to call Micropest on 1300 24 3377. American cockroaches are included in a Sydney Pest Control Treatment.

What Is American Cockroach Pest Control Treatment?

The most effective way of treating American cockroaches is with a residual liquid spray. Micropest uses a non repellent, odourless, stainless and UV light resistant treatment made by the German company Bayer, called cislin. The the pest treatment leaves behind millions of Microdots of synthetic pyrethrum. We treat around the foundations and internal skirtings. When the American cockroaches walk across the cislin they pick up little microdots of pyrethium on their legs and when they groom themselves they ingest the pest treatment and die. Quite often the morning after a pest control treatment there are a lot of dead cockroaches outside.

American Cockroach Identification

American Cockroaches are reddish-brown in colour, about 1.5 inches long, with wings but seldom fly.

American Cockroach Diet

American Cockroaches prefer organic matter, but will eat anything when inside. Sweets are attractive to them. They will also eat starchy items such as book bindings and the back of wall paper.

American Cockroach Habits and Biology

Females produce many egg capsules, the eggs hatch in 50-55 days into greyish-brown “nymphs”. In the north they are commonly found in steam heat tunnels or in large institutional buildings. They prefer open spaces instead of cracks and crevices. When inside they can be found where its dark and moist like the basement, around the bathtub, floor drains and sewers. Out side they like hollow trees, woodpiles and mulch. Usually they live outside but will wander inside in search of food.

Stop water leaks, screen equipment overflow drains and take overflow water away from the buildings. Keep drains traps full or capped. Remove rotting leaves from window wells. Move garbage cans out of preferred moist habitat. Ventilate moist spaces. A pest control treatment combined with regular termite inspection to your house is a good idea so we can identify and address any physical and environmental issues that might cause the American cockroaches to proliferate.


American Cockroach Control Price List

Micropest provides the following services with an approximate price. Please don't hesitate to ring because we do have specials from time to time and we are flexible. American cockroaches are included in Sydney pest control treatment.

Services Apartment Houses Restaurant
(conditions apply)
All cockroach control prices: $280.00 $280.00 Call For Quote


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Phone:1300 243 377

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We provide the same day emergency pest control services for the Upper North Shore suburbs of Wahroonga, Pymble, Hornsby, Turramurra, Westleigh and Thornleigh.


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Phone:(02) 9489 0013

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Address: 1/457 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills N.S.W 2010.

Phone:1300 884 166

Hours: Open 7 days, 7 am–10 pm

We provide the same day emergency pest control services for the inner Sydney suburbs of Surry Hills, Paddington, Redfern, Alexandria, Glebe, Newtown, Pyrmont, Camperdown and Ultimo.

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