Have cockroaches taken over your home or business?

Specialist Cockroach Control – Adelaide

Cockroaches are not only disgusting and dirty, but they are a significant health hazard. Not only can they pass on a range of gastro illnesses but they release allergens that can cause of asthma.

If you have a cockroach problem, you want them gone fast!

For guaranteed elimination of your cockroach problem and a cockroach free home call the experts at Hindmarsh Pest Control

Call 08 8340 8181 for a cockroach free home

TESTIMONIALS

What do our clients say about us

Simon from HPC has been delivering an annual pest control service to me for the last 5 years. He's local, on time, efficient and value for money. NO job is too small. Very knowledgable and comes up with cost effective options without the big sell. Highly recommended. p.s replies to messages very quickly and if he can, same day service.
Romeo Rigon
Romeo Rigon
05:27 15 Jun 21
Peter is a lifesaver! He provided invaluable ongoing advice to us over the phone when we were dealing with a potential bed bug infestation, and came out to our property to have a look (free of charge). Such incredible service and advice - thank you!
Timothea Moylan
Timothea Moylan
08:49 14 Jun 21
Simon was very thorough and respectful. I moved business across from all state and I would definitely use his service on an ongoing basis again.
Matthew Salmanzadeh
Matthew Salmanzadeh
09:57 28 May 21
After the shock of finding termites in our garage I felt my luck had turned when I got in contact with Peter from Hindmarsh Pest Control. Peter is upfront, knowledgeable and just a nice guy. When Simon and his team came to do the job they were extremely thorough and helped a heap by answering all my stupid questions. Could not recommend them enough. Thanks guys
Alex Trinca
Alex Trinca
08:24 16 May 21
Simon did a fantastic job and the proof I have already seen, with dead spider sightings already. If you hate these things as much as I do you know it'simportant to see the body to make sure they are dead. Thanks again and I will get him back next time!
Adam
Adam
09:13 03 Mar 21
Great service, polite, punctual, knowledgeable and above all brilliant communication.This is the second time I have used Hindmarsh Pest Control and will continue to do so.Thank you team.
Mary Collis
Mary Collis
10:55 12 Feb 21
We love everything about Simon's work. He's reliable, professional, good value and most importantly; he's thorough and honest.Our previous experience with a larger well known pest company left us disappointed after they did not install the termite bates adequately. There was also no personal service like Simon provides us.My partner and I highly recommend Simon for your pest & termite issues, we're so happy, thank you Simon 🙂
Stella Monteleone
Stella Monteleone
10:37 19 Jan 21
Fantastic friendly and prompt service, very knowledgable about the industry. Can't recommend Simon highly enough!
Suzi Cook-Davies
Suzi Cook-Davies
02:11 12 Jan 21
Robert & Jenny Short
Robert & Jenny Short
03:11 24 Nov 20
Simon is a very detailed professional. He came and assessed our property thoroughly with a friendly and professional manner. He explained everything one by one and did the job perfectly. If I need him, definitely, I will call him again. Thank you very much HPC.
Ali Dast
Ali Dast
07:38 23 Nov 20
Simon has good knowledge and is an expert. Simon worked delicately and meticulously. Very impressed and highly recommended.
young sook Lee
young sook Lee
10:46 21 Nov 20
Marisa Brady
Marisa Brady
11:43 15 Nov 20
Service like the good old days, very happy with the job
Trent Lowry
Trent Lowry
08:14 05 Nov 20
Nicole Corke
Nicole Corke
22:26 17 Oct 20
Dong Nguyen
Dong Nguyen
23:09 03 Oct 20
Good service
Rajesh Thakur
Rajesh Thakur
07:38 16 Aug 20
I highly recommend Hindmarsh Pest Control.Simon is honest, trustworthy and an excellent tradesman.
Larry Piscioneri
Larry Piscioneri
05:45 17 Jun 20
Prompt, reliable and most importantly, Simon provides good old fashioned, honest service and solutions to all of your pest problems. He will become your go to guy for pest control. Highly recommended!
Jaine Thomas
Jaine Thomas
01:56 11 Jun 20
Simon is very knowledgable in his field. Highly recommend Hindmarsh Pest Control!!
Mark Sandercock
Mark Sandercock
22:35 14 May 20
Simon gave me a quote two and a half years ago but I opted to go with another company much to my dismay and dissatisfaction. Recently because of the ongoing termite problems in my home I am employed Simon and he has baited and inspected. He was punctual, reliable and has a thorough understanding of his trade. He was very informative answered all my questions clearly and spent many more hours on my property than originally anticipated however did not alter his original quote that he had given me. I would highly recommend Simon and his company to anybody who has any pest problems in their home
Janina Karr
Janina Karr
01:05 12 May 20
Very experienced and the knowledge Simon has is second to none. We have used Hindmarsh Pest Control a number of times and will continue using his services in the future. Love the reminders via email, which definitely personalizes the service. Would highly recommend to anyone for any property.
Donna Skeffington
Donna Skeffington
04:48 21 Mar 20
We found the signs of termites in our home 4 years ago and of the companies my husband called, Simon from HPC was the only one who came out to inspect that same day, on a Saturday afternoon. Fortunately the baiting removed all activity and we have continued monitoring and regular inspections, and feel secure in Simon's knowledge and expertise to keep our house safe. Very professional, reliable and responsive service and we would definitely recommend HPC to anyone.
Lillbut
Lillbut
03:09 10 Mar 20
Very professional, friendly and knowledgeable. Simon explains everything very well and answers all my questions. Very happy with this company.
marianne senesi
marianne senesi
06:21 19 Feb 20
Thank you Simon for such professional service!
Mani Huang
Mani Huang
01:12 21 Jan 20
Simon and his colleague were great. Explained everything that they were doing and the turn around was 24hrs from enquiry to doing the job. Thank you guys!
Sam
Sam
02:58 09 Jan 20
Excellent company which is thorough and professional in every aspect. The job was not rushed and the pest controller, Paul, listened carefully to my request. The pool area was treated for ants, and the rest of the property for spiders and other unwanted insects. We have used them before and I would not hesitate to use them again. Highly recommend Hindmarsh Pest control.
Estelle Criaris
Estelle Criaris
05:52 23 Dec 19
Thanks Simon for your professionalism and fantastic service!
Hayley Connolly
Hayley Connolly
01:08 23 Dec 19
Nigel Schutz
Nigel Schutz
06:13 19 Dec 19
I had a spider problem just after the completion of building my new home. Simon suggested a spider treatment, which worked a treat and I now have him spray my property every year as a precaution. He is very thorough and professional and I believe in supporting small local business so I would definitely recommend HPC to anyone.
Lisa Wright
Lisa Wright
05:04 03 Dec 19
We had an urgent issue to be addressed and Simon responded very promptly and with great professionalism. He was very obliging, a delight to deal with and I would highly recommend this company. Thank you Simon.
Elite Accommodation
Elite Accommodation
07:13 23 Nov 19
Simon has always been very professional, thorough in his work and extremely approachable. We are glad that we made the decision to go with Hindmarsh Pest Control for our specialist treatments.
Lorraine McKenzie
Lorraine McKenzie
08:17 22 Nov 19
The person providing service was impressive. He took care to locate the source of the problem ( house ants), explained current and future management in detail This was greatly appreciated.
colleen eddie
colleen eddie
00:42 02 Nov 19
Simon from HPC is fantastic - very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend his expertise.
Toula Saunders
Toula Saunders
23:52 13 Oct 19
Excellent Job thankyou Simon very thorough consultation and inspection would highly recommend
Eileen O’Regan-Nelson
Eileen O’Regan-Nelson
05:43 02 Sep 19
have used HPC now for a number of years for checking for termites and also spider and rodent control.Simon is very reliable and knows his profession well and is very reasonably pricedHighly recommend his services
Ian
Ian
06:52 29 Aug 19
very professional and friendly- would (and do) confidently recommend to family, friends and others.
Lyn Schubert
Lyn Schubert
08:10 18 Jul 19
What can I say Simon was a God sent to us. He is professional and highly knowledgeable about his work with years of experience. He clearly explains it all and once its all said and done you will be left with one less problem to worry about.He got to our termite problem and now we have Simon doing the regular inspections.I cant speak highly of Simon and the work/ job he does to get right for the customer.
Carmel Pisaniello
Carmel Pisaniello
01:24 15 Jun 19
We had a rodent issue in our workshop. Hindmarsh Pest Control came in and provided us with advice and a professional pest management strategy.- and we were happy with how quickly we got results. we've also trusted Hindmarsh Pest with looking after our homes with termites. We would highly recommend them to all our family and friends.
James Cavallaro
James Cavallaro
02:14 07 May 19
Very professional, well mannered and will highly recommend Simons work!
Nicholas Marks
Nicholas Marks
09:09 04 May 19
Simon is professional, friendly and does a great job. I will highly recommend him to all my friends.
Amanda Watchman
Amanda Watchman
00:12 04 Apr 19
We have been dealing with Simon from Hindmarsh Pest Control for a number of years now & find him to be very helpful & extremely knowledgable about all things pest control.We would recommend him & the company highly .
Marie Purcell
Marie Purcell
22:50 08 Mar 19
I highly recommend Simon from HPC for his knowledge of the Pest Control industry and his ability to diagnose and solve problems quickly. A+
David Muller
David Muller
02:39 20 Feb 19
Kathryn Conlin
Kathryn Conlin
05:38 24 Dec 17
An excellent company who are extremely helpful and friendly
Jennifer Dixon
Jennifer Dixon
03:15 15 Sep 17
Ian Button
Ian Button
22:40 26 Apr 17
Simon from Hindmarsh Pest Control has always been helpful, friendly and well priced. I would recommend!
Amy Hourigan
Amy Hourigan
08:36 29 Jul 16

We have different treatments depending on the type of cockroach present, so before we carry out any treatment we carry out an inspection to determine the species present, the location of the problem and the potential causes.

Large cockroach treatment:

American cockroach image
 
American cockroach
 

Large cockroaches, such as the American or Australian cockroach, generally live outside or under the home / in the roof void, only coming inside to look for moisture and food.

What do we do?

  • Spray external perimeter and hotspots such as drains and bins
  • Blow powder into weepholes, sub-floors and roof voids
  • Use cockroach baits in kitchen and internal areas if required

Small cockroach treatment

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German cockroach
 
Small cockroaches, such as the German cockroach, only live indoors. Due to their small size, they can be more difficult to control. In cases of severe infestation, more than one visit may be required.

 

What do we do?

  • Primarily use cockroach gels in infested areas
  • Spot use of sprays or dusts in areas unsuitable for baiting

Our spray treatments are design to kill any cockroaches that come into contact with either the spray or treated surface. For our outdoor perimeter treatment, it is designed to work as a “barrier”, killing the cockroaches outside before they get inside. Our sprays do not stain surfaces.

We blow dust into the sub-floor or roof voids to kill any cockroaches present and providing long lasting protection.

For many cockroach problems, especially German cockroach problems we will use cockroach baits. Generally we don’t like to spray in kitchens where cockroaches like to hide, but actually baits are the best product for eliminating indoor infestations anyway.

We place the cockroach gel bait near to suspected hiding places and the cockroaches feed on the bait, taking it back to their hiding places where it is also feed on by the young (by eating the adults’ vomit and droppings!). This ensures it eliminates the whole population.

Baits can take 1-2 weeks to spread through the whole population and gain control. In heavy infestations a second treatment may be necessary.

Good hygiene is the secret to preventing many cockroach problems:

  • Clear up any spilled food
  • Clean down and under the oven / fridge regularly
  • Do not leave unwashed dishes out overnight
  • Do not leave pet food bowls out with food in or unwashed
  • Food should be stored in tight “cockroach proof” containers
  • Put rubbish into sealed bins and stack away from the house

Cockroaches love moisture so fix any leaking pipes or taps.

Make sure insect screens are tight fitting and fill any other gaps in the walls and floors that could allow cockroaches to enter.

As the large species of cockroaches often like to live in and around wood piles, mulch and  garden debris, keep such materials away from buildings.

German cockroaches often get brought into the house by accident, hiding in cardboard boxes. Check incoming packaging material (such as cardboard boxes) for cockroaches and their egg cases.

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Call 08 8340 8181 to stop the cockroach invasion

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