Fri. Jun 14th, 2024
Cockroach and Rodent Control Services

What are Rodents?

Rodents are the warm-blooded mammals just like humans, they have oversized front teeth. They chew a variety of items available to them at home and also cause great damage and spread many deadly diseases. They can be found throughout the world. There are more than 2050 species of Rodents. They live for 4 to 6 months in these habitats if favorable they can also live for a year. These rodents carry diseases, food, waste, fur, and saliva. They can contaminate about 10 times the food they eat. That’s why people prefer Pest control services to avoid their presence in houses.

 Types of Rodents found in our surroundings:

  • Cotton rats
  • Deer Mice
  • House mice
  • Ship rats
  • Norway rats.
  • Marsh rice rats.
  • Wood rats.


About One-third of Europe’s population was killed in the 14th century due to the plague. Even after centuries, about 2000 incidents of plague occur every year in the world.

In India in 1994, more than 50 people died in Surat due to the plague. There were about 460 cases of plague in hospitals and about 1061 patients affected by the epidemic. The plague of 1994 shook not only Surat and Gujarat but also the country and the world. In total, 6334 possible plague cases were reported across the country. It killed 55 people and claimed confirmation of 288 people in various testing centres.

Since then Rodent control service providers have played a major role in controlling their entrance and spreading such epidemic again.

Why Cockroaches are a big concern?

Cockroaches are another cause of concern. Cockroaches are commonly found in dirty, filthy, and dusty places where they are hard to find. Cockroaches cause Salmonellosis, Typhoid Fever, Cholera, Gastroenteritis, Dysentery, Leprosy, Plague, Campylobacteriosis, Listeriosis, Giardia etc.

An interesting fact about Cockroaches:

An interesting fact about Cockroaches is that they have three stages in their life cycle. A Female Cockroach can lay 20 to 30 eggs at a time. They are especially active at night, in the day time hide in the dark places, walls, wooden almirah, the cracks near the kitchen sink pipes and drains, etc. Cockroaches like to eat starch and sweet things.\

Means of disease spread: 

Cockroach dropping:

When a cockroach feeds on contaminated, such as waste food, human or animal feces, the organism enters in their digestive system. The pathogen then excreted in cockroach droppings and contaminates food and surfaces.

Direct Contact:

Cockroaches are found in sewers, pits, drains, and garbage bins. They come in contact with many virus and bacteria which get stick to their body. They spread this by rubbing with passing by things.

Cockroach control would be the best option to control these pests and avoid them from spreading diseases.

Many pest control service providers in India are professional and trusted and can provide the best service in eliminating these pests from the house.

By jyoti

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