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Further information

Cockroaches can be a problem in the home or places were large amounts of food sources are stored.

Signs that you have an infestation

  • Unusual smell - a lingering and unpleasant odour
  • Droppings - brown/black cylindrical about 2mm long
  • Smear marks - Cockroaches can produce brown and irregular shaped smear marks. Check for marks on horizontal surfaces and at wall-floor junctions where cockroaches scuttle along.
  • Shed skins - usually found close to where the cockroaches are sheltering.

Health risks

Cockroaches are known carriers of diseases such as dysentery, E.coli, salmonella and gastroenteritis. Cockroach droppings have also been linked to increases in eczema and asthma.


Cockroaches can be difficult to get rid of without professional help.

Depending on the severity of the infestation, more than one treatment programme may be required.


If you book a treatment, there are things that you need to do before and after the visit. It is very important that you follow these instructions to ensure that the treatment is successful.

Cockroach treatment instructions

Request a visit

To request a visit please call:

  • 0161 770 2244

We will contact you by phone prior to any visit.