Cockroaches Pest Guide

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    Pest Guide: Cockroaches

    Cockroaches / Roaches

    Cockroaches rank up in the list of common pests as they are well known for contaminating food, damaging property, and causing threats to In various residential houses and complexes, there has been a very high rate of infestation of cockroaches which has worsened the living conditions of such places. Cockroaches will be more in streets with thickly populated residential and commercial areas like in emirates like Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah.

    In Residential & Commercial Complexes, extermination and removal of cockroaches has become important to maintain the hygiene of the place and has led to an increased demand for Cockroach Control. The staff at Debug Pest Control Services (DPCS) has immense knowledge and experience in providing effective pest control services, which has helped maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of our services.

    Cockroach Pest Control (Residential, Office, Commercial)

    DPCS provides the best cockroach control measure in all the emirates with our offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah. We help you have a stress-free, pest-free life.

    Common Cockroach SPECIES

    American Cockroaches

    The American Cockroaches are found in various regions in the United States of America (USA). Despite their name, the American cockroaches came about in the 17th century and are believed to have originated from the Middle East and Africa.


    The American cockroaches are typically found in food processing areas as well as various other sources of buildings. They can survive in areas where the temperature exceeds a certain limit of 70 degrees celsius.


    The American cockroaches are typically found in sewers and basements, particularly in areas near drainage pipes and tanks.


    These cockroaches have been reported to spread at least 33 different types of bacteria, 6 kinds of patristic worms, and 7 other human pathogens. They tend to pick up germs on their spine and crawls through decaying matter and sewage, which they carry on to other food materials. These germs pose a huge risk to people’s health and may cause the severe spread of diseases among people in a particular area.


    It is highly important to provide good sanitization, which helps in eliminating the risk of such germs. We must also provide services such as vacuuming, which includes sealing cracks, which causes considerable reduction in cockroaches near your premises.

    German Cockroaches

    The Cockroaches are attracted to the sweet and floury type of food and tend to eat non-organic food such as toothpaste.


    The German cockroaches live in damp places like kitchens, bathrooms, and places where people tend to visit maximum.


    They tend to crawl through dirty areas and pose a great risk to the cleanliness and hygiene of our nearby surroundings. Moreover, they tend to contaminate food items by shedding their skins and cast off their skin byproducts which cause several diseases such as allergic reactions, asthma amongst children.


    • We must keep cooking as well as food storage areas clean and dry.
    • We must consult efficient pest control management services to control the spread of cockroaches in the nearby vicinity.

    Brownbanded Cockroaches

    Here, Brown-banded cockroaches get their name due to their lighter bands across their dark-colored bodies. In addition, the male cockroaches have full wings which reach beyond the tip of their abdomen, whereas females have undeveloped wings, much shorter than their broad rounded abdomen.


    The male brown-banded cockroaches tend to fly indoor whereas and have several distinctions between the two genders. In addition to distinctive banding, they pick germs that may carry food items from one surface to another. The germs that cockroaches consume remain ineffective for a particular time if they are exposed to cleaning agents, rinse water, sunlight, and air.


    It is important to maintain good sanitation and habitat reduction along with effective vacuuming, surveillance, and effective sealing of cracks, which helps control the menace of cockroaches.

    Oriental Cockroaches

    The Oriental cockroaches are quite dark and shiny and live in a wet atmosphere and sewage conditions, which leads to the decaying of organic matter.

    They are also sometimes called water bugs as they tend to live in wet conditions and black beetle cockroaches because of their smooth dark bodies. The size of male cockroaches is about 1 inch long and covers around 3/4 of their abdomen, whereas females are about 1 ¼ inches long.


    This species of cockroaches often travel through sewer pipes and survives in filthy conditions. It can survive in high temperatures in the range of 64 to 89 degrees.


    The Oriental cockroaches are often found in sewers and enter buildings through drains. However, they find indoor harborage through basements and crawl spaces and abundantly in leaf piles and firewood.


    These cockroaches spread around various kinds of bacteria, six kinds of parasitic worms, and other forms of human pathogens. These germs tend to contaminate food items and pose a huge risk to people’s health in nearby surroundings.

    They are also known to spread various diseases such as asthma, allergies which cause a severe adverse reaction on the skin of persons.


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    Major Service Areas

    Service provided all across Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah

    Abu Dhabi



    Khalifa City


    West Yas/Yas Island

    AUH City

    Reem Island

    Al Ghadeer Village



    JVC (Jumeirah Village Circle)





    Al Barsha

    Al Khawaneej

    International City


    Arabian Ranches

    Media City/Internet City



    Al Khan



    Al Qasimiya

    Al Nahda

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