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Australian Cockroach

Do They Cause Damage?

They do not cause any structural damage, however they contaminate food and utensils as they forage for food. In this manner they can transmit diseases by carrying the pathogens on the outside of their bodies. 

Do I Have An Infestation?

Australian cockroaches are primarily outdoor pests. It is very rare to find this roach in a residential setting. Interior plantscapes and potted plants in office buildings, restaurants and malls are common places to find them.

What Can Masters Touch Do?

Careful inspection is required to determine the location and extent of the infestation. Specialized baits and insecticides can then be applied to infested areas to eliminate the Australian roaches.

How Can You Help?

Reducing moisture in plantscapes along with careful inspection of new plants being introduced to the area can help prevent or identify an infestation in the early stages.

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