German Cockroach Pest Control Perth

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German Cockroaches are notorious for their worldwide distribution, they are easily identifiable by 2 dark longitudinal stripes on their pronotum. Their Latin name is Blattella Germanica. Adults grow to a maximum of 12-15mm in length approximately. Adult German cockroaches are easily are identifiable and recognized by their light brown or tan coloration, with black horizontal stripes, the young german cockroach is darker almost black, also with black stripes on the head. Even though adult German Cockroaches have wings they rarely fly and prefer to run.

German Cockroach Pest Control

One of the most common problems with German Cockroaches Pest Control Perth is used items like furniture and luggage. Pre-owned electronics are also a hiding place for these pests, which gravitate towards these warm devices. These German Cockroaches are normally found indoors, they prefer wet humid conditions and are typically found in kitchen and bathrooms in homes and commercial properties, they can also be found near garbage containers, kitchen cabinets, under sinks, etc.

German Cockroach in Kitchen

German Cockroach Pest Control Perth is important because Cockroaches spread filth in homes, contaminating food and utensils. Pathogens range from bacteria that cause food poisoning and dysentery to allergens that result in rashes and asthma attacks. A recent survey study that in larger metropolitan areas like Australia, the development of asthma in children can be directly linked to the presence of the pest. 

German Cockroach Perth Infestation

German Cockroaches lay about 40 eggs at a time, which mature in no time i.e. in a month or two. Because they reproduce rapidly, these infestations quickly become severe. German Cockroaches are fast, rapid, and have few natural predators inside human habitats. This is one of the reasons these German Cockroach populations tend to grow so rapidly and does not go away easily. Thus seeking professional German cockroach infestation treatment is crucially important.

German Cockroach Perth Facts

German Cockroaches are normally found indoors. If you have spotted a light brown or tan cockroach with two black horizontal stripes behind its head, it's probably a German Cockroach. One should keep in mind that even though these German Cockroaches have wings, they rarely fly, and instead, they prefer to crawl around on the floor, kitchen counters, and other warm, humid, areas of your home. And one should be careful and warned since pests can carry asthma symptoms and bacterias that are extremely harmful. So an Infestation of German Cockroaches should not be taken lightly.

Signs of German Cockroach Perth Infestation

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German Cockroach Sitting on Plastic container

Some of the German Cockroach Infestation signs are:


German Cockroaches droppings appear to be as small as, dark, pepper-like left on counter-tops, or in drawers. Fecal staining may appear as small dark spots, they can be on the top of the doors, around small cracks, opening into two walls, or in the corners of the rooms.

Egg Capsule

Since German cockroaches female carry their egg case until 1 to 2 days before deposing it, empty egg case may be found in areas, that the females frequent.


German cockroaches have a specific odorous compound with them, when present in large numbers, it may be possible to identify or detect a mild or we can say musty odor.

German Cockroach Eggs

German cockroaches don’t lay one single at a time, instead, these pests lay multiple eggs. All of these eggs are contained in one single egg casing primarily known as ootheca. This egg case ie ootheca is made from protein substances that are produced by the females. The German cockroach ootheca can normally contain up to around 35-40 eggs, these ootheca of German Cockroaches are brown. Ootchea of German cockroaches are found to be approximately 7mm long and are 2mm in width. Before the hatching process, the adult german cockroaches carry with them until or unless they are ready to hatch. Once they are ready to hatch, the adult german female cockroach drops the brown ootheca in a specific concealed area or location. This German Cockroach ootheca can survive really tough and harsh conditions, thus making it more difficult to eradicate and eliminate these species and increasing the risk of infestation.

German Cockroach Eggs

Places to Spot for German Cockroach Eggs

German Cockroaches species are difficult to deal with especially because they come in numbers, annoying, and can cause nuisance and problems. German Cockroaches lay eggs in very concealed and unique places that these tiny creatures think are safe places to lay their ootheca. This makes it quite a difficult and complex challenging task to look for German cockroaches’ eggs. But the major places where they usually lay their ootheca and hatch are:

German Cockroach Life Cycle

The female German cockroaches carry around 35-40 eggs, in an ootheca ( egg case) until they are ready to hatch. They normally hatch in 1 month. Nymphs take between 6 weeks to 6 months to develop into adults. Overall generally 3-4 generation per year.

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German Cockroaches In Australia

If you are living in Australia, you might have noticed cockroaches in your homes most likely are the chance that they are German Cockroaches. After all, there is a huge number of German Cockroaches in Australia, and their fast reproduction rate means they can easily wreck your living if you don’t get rid of them. German Cockroaches are well indoor cockroaches with a distribution that is worldwide. They are smaller than other types of cockroaches, these roaches can hide in small places and hitch rides in boxes, bags, and many other infested items that are brought inside the home. In multi-unit apartment buildings, they can easily move between units, using the shared plumbing and pipes as a highway.

German Cockroaches In Australia

There are more than 4,600 species of cockroaches in the world but only about 30 percent of these are considered pests and are associated with human habitat. Cockroaches are nocturnal scavengers that are believed to spread a wide range of illnesses including salmonella and gastro. Cockroaches can be found in the kitchen, roof-voids, sub-floors, warehouses, food storages, hospitals, restaurants, factories, and even outside the garden. Cockroaches passively transport microbes, on their body surfaces, that are potentially dangerous to humans, also they carry allergies, which can cause an asthma attack and skin reaction in weak and sensitive people.

German Cockroach Infestation In Apartment

Even though these German Cockroaches are capable of living outdoor such as in tropical environments, but these pesky German Cockroaches are found indoors, with a preference for warmer, moist, and more humid areas of the home. These German Cockroaches would be found in kitchens, bathrooms, and other parts of the home too, etc. German Cockroaches are scavengers and are easily capable of feeding on almost any source of food available. These German Cockroaches will eat binding of books, crumbs missed during cleaning dishes or dirty dishes, they also feed on soaps, toothpaste, etc.

What To Do When You See A German Cockroach

  • Spotting and finding a cockroach egg is one hell of a complex and difficult task. To make your and your family’s life way easier. The only and first thing you need to do after spotting a cockroach ootheca or eggs is contacting 5 Star Termite and Pest Control Perth. We deliver professional and best services at the most affordable prices
  • Our professional and highly skilled technicians have years of field knowledge and experience in handling and solving all kinds of pest control services and helping you to control them all around Australia and especially in Perth
  • Our team of highly skilled professionals have great knowledge when it comes to solving all sorts and kinds of pest problems faced by the Perth people
  • Since these pesky tiny creatures prefer to live in moist, warm places surrounded by food. Our team at 5 Star Termite and Pest Control use professional experience in handing out these tasks very carefully
  • Our team will observe and see thoroughly and will first identify their specifics and then carry out the best method to eradicate these pests from your lives and homes
  • We use different ways and a wide range of varieties to control cockroach pests, and give you complete freedom from these tiny pesky little creatures. The most unique and popular method that our highly professional experienced team carries out to control and completely set you free from all kinds of pests in Australia and Perth is also safe for kids and pets to be completely fully around

Different Methods and Techniques used by 5 Star Termite and Pest Control

At 5 Star Pest Control Services our team carries out different techniques and methods to help eradicate and get rid of all kinds of pests. Our team is very experienced and professional and our services are Eco-friendly and have no harmful effect on any sort of surrounding environment.

Gel Treatment

Our expert and professionally trained team uses gel treatment to remove and eradicate all the pests. Our Team simply does not carry out these treatments in the air. We provide full cooperation and customer awareness among all while carrying this gel treatment.

Area Inspection

Our highly expert team and technicians first observe and inspect the whole area, that is every possible sight where these pests could be present. After this inspection, our team then applies all the methods to eradicate and get rid of these pesky creatures.

Bait Treatment

This type of treatment is the most easiest and reliable treatment that is carried out by our team to completely and fully eliminate them.


Another method known as a trap, is the best way to find pests especially cockroaches, and eradicate them.

Faqs Regarding German Cockroaches

  • How do German roaches reproduce?

    German Cockroaches are known for their ability to reproduce quickly, females only need to mate once for the production of young. After mating under the normal condition they can produce 4-6 eggs during their course of lives.

  • What does a German Cockroach nest look like?

    The term German Cockroach nest simply refers to a group of pests living together. Cockroaches don't build nests instead they spot near food and release attractant pheromones that the other fellow German Roaches use to gather in the same place.

  • How to get rid of German Cockroaches?

    • Keep your kitchen and bathroom clean and dry
    • Empty any pet food container
    • Use a dehumidifier in your home
    • Clean your kitchen cabinets
    • Keep food sealed
    • Keep everything as dry as possible
    • Seek professional help

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