本頁圖片/檔案 - message-eng-Cockroach[Classification of cockroaches] Insecta, Blattaria. Sometimes specifically referred to as Blattidae.

【Characteristics of cockroach】 The body is flat, dark brown, and usually of medium size. The head is small and can move. The tentacles are filamentous and the compound eyes are well developed. The wings are flat, covering the back of the abdomen; some species have no wings. Not good at flying, can walk quickly. Not completely perverted. Laying eggs in the egg sheath. There are about 2250 species (more than 6000), mainly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions. Live in the wild or indoors. There are American cockroaches, the largest individuals, and they are often pets.


[Cockroach traceability] and other insects originated in the Devonian period. They are saprophagic animals that live day and night and live in caves. It can withstand the heat and cold, and it has been widely distributed so far. Cockroaches are one of the oldest insects on the planet, and they lived in the same era as dinosaurs. According to fossil evidence, primitive cockroaches appeared on the earth in the Silurian period about 400 million years ago.


The fossils of cockroaches we found or the cockroaches found from coal and amber are not much different from the ones in your cabinet. Its appearance has not changed much for hundreds of millions of years, but its vitality and adaptability have become more and more tenacious. It has multiplied to this day and is widely distributed in all corners of the world. It is worth mentioning that a cockroach with its head removed can survive for 9 days, and the cause of death after 9 days is excessive hunger.




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How to find the signs of cockroaches, we have integrated the following points in order to find and repel pests as soon as possible.

  • Seeing live insects - Cockroaches are nocturnal and hide during the day. You will most likely see them when turning on the light in the kitchen at night.
  • Droppings - black grainy droppings can be found in the cabinets and along the walls or routes that they travelled on. Cockroaches leave a dust of black droppings less than 1mm wide and of varying lengths.
  • Smear marks - where water is abundant, brown and irregular shaped smear marks will appear on horizontal surfaces and wall floor junctions.
  • Egg cases - appear as small dark brown oval-shaped casings and shed their skin 5-8 times as they mature.
  • Damage - look for signs of damage on food packaging and organic goods including leather and books.
  • Unpleasant odour - a distinct musty smell when cockroaches present in large numbers.
  • Live cockroaches - usually found around bathrooms and kitchens.


The pesticide used by Truly Care(HK) is an anti-cockroach and bait approved by the Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, which is harmless to humans and animals. Ensure safety. The most effective way to kill cockroaches is for pest control companies to improve hygiene and use natural methods to kill pests. This can reduce the use of pesticides, but at the same time achieve effective pest/insect killing effects.


Truly Care(HK) five step pest solutions

Base on the past experience and the unique pest control technique, we provide professional pest-killing and control methods:

Step 1: To understand and check whether the problem. It is free of charge.
Step 2: To identify the cause of problems.
Step 3: To decide on which control proposal to be used.
Step 4: Effectively implement the recommendations, and focus on applying pesticides to the problems.

Step 5: Communicate with customers responsibly.


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