CockroachesCost of Treatment
- Free on health grounds
(possible nest sites)
|Ensure all foods are covered - work and floor surfaces should be cleaned||Block all cracks and holes in walls and steps||Unsound surfaces (eg tiles) should be made good and any possible harbourage sealed with a suitable filler.|
Conditions of Service by Stirling Council
- There is no charge for this service as this is a public health issue
- Cockroaches are large insects which range in size from 10-23mm in length
- They have long antennae and two sets of wings
- Cockroaches are nocturnal by nature
- They spend the day hiding in cracks or under floor covering
- Cockroaches can carry food poisoning organisms on their bodies and will feed on almost anything including faecal matter
- They are active and scavenge over wide areas
- Young cockroaches are white in colour but rapidly darken to medium brown
- Cockroaches are not a common problem in Scotland.
- Found in warm indoor environments especially institution heating systems
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