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South Lyon Roach Control

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South Lyon has a history tied to railroads. Most cities have similar histories that tie them to some form of a transportation system that brought regular traffic in and out of the city to keep the flow of goods and services. This trafficking foundation for cities is not unique to humans in South Lyon either. Roaches set up mini (some no so mini) population centers throughout structures that have been connected into roach transportation systems. Understanding cockroach transport means will help accelerate South Lyon Cockroach Control efforts.


As South Lyon residents, we hop on roads, sidewalks, and paved paths to move about from the desired place to place. Fortunately for South Lyon roaches, we have built the equivalent of roads, sidewalks, and paved paths throughout our homes and businesses. Our construction is an intersecting transportation system consisting of:

  • Ducts
  • Plumbing
  • Wiring
  • Cables
  • Molding

These essential features in our structures provide quick access to food and water sources while hiding cockroaches from site and guiding them back to comfortable hideouts. Proper South Lyon roach control efforts must focus on these access points to minimize their usefulness.

Blocking Travel

In some cases, the best way to stop cockroaches from using the established pathways is through exclusion efforts. The use of caulking or other materials to eliminate spaces used to squeeze in and out will reduce access and reduce roach populations. Keep in mind that many of these access points may be difficult to find or access. This combined with the cockroach’s ability to squeeze through extremely small spaces makes South Lyon cockroach control difficult through means of exclusion alone.

Deathly Pit Stops

Much of the history of transportation systems are closely connected to the food trade. This is similar to roaches except they are a little too self-unaware to realize that their presence is not considered adequate compensatory exchange for the food they steal. It really doesn’t help that they inherently contaminate surfaces and food stores they come in contact with. South Lyon roach control needs to include elements of degreasing and sanitation to remove the unwanted deposits cockroaches make as they move about from food surface to trash to sewage.

As long as cockroaches are trying to spread disease among our South Lyon structures, we should be motivated to return the favor. Many cockroach baits are available that can be custom matched to your specific cockroach population’s feeding preferences. These baits give them something delicious to munch on that will work on reducing their populations. Keep in mind these only work when combined with a significant reduction in food sources such as:

  • Removal of collected grease on tops, sides, and underneath surfaces.
  • Sealing food in airtight containers
  • Keeping surfaces, cracks, crevices, behind and under appliances free from crumbs and food debris
  • Reducing time trash is exposed and accessible

Applied Barriers

In addition to the above-mentioned South Lyon cockroach control methods, longer-term residuals can be applied to keep attacking roaches as they pass back and forth. These are typically slow-acting, but when combined with all other efforts and vigilant monitoring and inspection, roaches will find survival out of their reach.

Ghost Town Partners

Tackling roach control on your own can be daunting. Luckily the local South Lyon roach control experts at Rove Pest Control have the tools and knowledge necessary to quickly and efficiently turn any roach haven into a cockroach ghost town. Give us a call today to customize your eradication or prevention plan and protect your home and business from unwanted invaders.

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