With winter drawing to a close, this is a timely reminder for commercial kitchens to keep on top of there Pest Prevention strategies. These images are of German cockroaches, caught recently on glue traps, placed under a fridge unit in a busy kitchen, in the heart of Melbourne CBD.
German cockroaches gather around motors, ovens and any other sources of heat, water or food in any kitchen. Being careful with your cleaning is part of the solution, but prevention and regular pest control by professionals is the only way to ensure that you don’t face closure by the Health Inspectors.
How did we treat this commercial kitchen?
This kitchen was treated with a mix of targeted mist applications behind the fridge, and with gel baits to lure them out and to eradicate. Follow up visits are underway to ensure that control is complete and that these cockroaches have been eradicated. After discussion on how to best approach the problem and limit future issues, the client has assisted by adding some proofing and making some changes in the storage method of new food items. All food items are now kept completely off the ground, and any spills are cleaned up immediately.
Do you have a cockroach problem?
German Cockroaches are very common in all parts of Melbourne, from the city to the suburbs. They breed incredibly quickly, so urgent, professional attention is required before they impact on your business.