Cockroach Control and Removal Swindon Update

Cockroach Control and Removal Swindon Update

Cockroach Control and Removal Swindon Update

We are in the process of updating our website and adding new pages. The week we are looking at all things cockroaches! We regularly manage cockroach outbreaks across Swindon and the surrounding areas.

Here are some key facts on Swindon Cockroaches:

German Cockroach
  • Cockroaches are from the Blattodea order and have been around for 320 million years!
  • The most common cockroach species in the UK are:
    • German (brown with cream stripes)
    • Oriental (black).
  • They have long antennae and are 20-30mm long.
  • Cockroaches crawl around contaminating their whole habitat with pathogens including E. coli and salmonella.
  • They will eat anything available to them! Although preferring sugars, proteins and starches, they will consume any organic matter, such as decaying wood, pet hair and sewage.
  • Exposure to the moulted skins of cockroaches can trigger asthma and other allergies.

This is our main page for information:

We have also created an information page for them (along with other common pests):

One for the kids…

Our American friends have created a website all about “Roaches” follow this link to learn how to draw all the life stages of a cockroach:

Rest assured that at Mission Pest Control Swindon, we have highly qualified and experienced cockroach removers ready to help. All of our vans are unbranded and we operate a discreet service to quickly remove any infestations.

Please call us on 01367 379333 or contact us for more information or a free quote.

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