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Postby FaeLLe » Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:30 pm

Hello all,

I am getting a serious pest control issue in my condo they do fogging and the surroundings are really clean and our house is pretty clean.

We are getting really tiny creeping cockroach babies and even huge flying cockroaches like moths.

What can I do? Can someone suggest a good pest control agency?
Maybe one that has a yearly contract with follow up treatments if they come back?

How much does it cost any idea?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:04 am

There are a number of pest control companies on my links page below. Third column near the bottom of the page. Give them a call.

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Postby FaeLLe » Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:29 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:There are a number of pest control companies on my links page below. Third column near the bottom of the page. Give them a call.


SMS to the rescue !!!
Thanks man :)

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Re: Pest control

Postby ev-disinfection » Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:33 am

FaeLLe wrote:Hello all,

I am getting a serious pest control issue in my condo they do fogging and the surroundings are really clean and our house is pretty clean.

We are getting really tiny creeping cockroach babies and even huge flying cockroaches like moths.

What can I do? Can someone suggest a good pest control agency?
Maybe one that has a yearly contract with follow up treatments if they come back?

How much does it cost any idea?


Well, fogging is a very common way of controlling pest, what you have to do is to close all your windows, doors (cover the bottom gap)and tape up the rubbish chute. Because once the pest control guys fog and "kill em".... the pest will run and some of them will get into your home.
And i guess that you are living on the 1st or 2nd level?

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Re: Pest control

Postby intellectualsmuse » Mon, 18 Apr 2011 11:20 am

ev-disinfection wrote:
FaeLLe wrote:Hello all,

I am getting a serious pest control issue in my condo they do fogging and the surroundings are really clean and our house is pretty clean.

We are getting really tiny creeping cockroach babies and even huge flying cockroaches like moths.

What can I do? Can someone suggest a good pest control agency?
Maybe one that has a yearly contract with follow up treatments if they come back?

How much does it cost any idea?


Well, fogging is a very common way of controlling pest, what you have to do is to close all your windows, doors (cover the bottom gap)and tape up the rubbish chute. Because once the pest control guys fog and "kill em".... the pest will run and some of them will get into your home.
And i guess that you are living on the 1st or 2nd level?


Ditto. I would strongly suggest you do the above during and after the fogging exercise. For all you know you may not need pest control services anymore.
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Re: Pest control

Postby FaeLLe » Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:56 pm

ev-disinfection wrote:Well, fogging is a very common way of controlling pest, what you have to do is to close all your windows, doors (cover the bottom gap)and tape up the rubbish chute. Because once the pest control guys fog and "kill em".... the pest will run and some of them will get into your home.
And i guess that you are living on the 1st or 2nd level?


No mate I live on the 10 th Floor.

Once my wife opened the damn windows and she saw a cockroach fly in.

Yesterday we had the windows closed and were watching TV in dim light and saw a huge flying thing which after putting lights on we saw was a evil cockroach.

I got a quote of 40 $ per treatment and 500$ for an annual contract.
Is this price comparable??

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Re: Pest control

Postby ev-disinfection » Mon, 18 Apr 2011 9:46 pm

FaeLLe wrote:
ev-disinfection wrote:Well, fogging is a very common way of controlling pest, what you have to do is to close all your windows, doors (cover the bottom gap)and tape up the rubbish chute. Because once the pest control guys fog and "kill em".... the pest will run and some of them will get into your home.
And i guess that you are living on the 1st or 2nd level?


No mate I live on the 10 th Floor.

Once my wife opened the damn windows and she saw a cockroach fly in.

Yesterday we had the windows closed and were watching TV in dim light and saw a huge flying thing which after putting lights on we saw was a evil cockroach.

I got a quote of 40 $ per treatment and 500$ for an annual contract.
Is this price comparable??


10 th floor and the roach flew in? wow...
then my advice is to put up magnetic window screens to all your windows... I have seen them at some of my customers homes ..... very effective but looks quite expensive, but having a good peace of mind.... Priceless.

Hmmmmm.... SGD 40.00 a treatment.... and SGD 500 for a year?
unless they are doing 13 times in 12 months..... something is wrong.
And what are they gonna do to keep the bugs flying in?

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Postby FaeLLe » Tue, 19 Apr 2011 10:02 am

Yea i think the cockroaches are evolving into some kind of moth / bird creatures....

Need to consider cockroach sprays and window screens I guess.. *mutter*

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FaeLLe wrote:
ev-disinfection wrote:Well, fogging is a very common way of controlling pest, what you have to do is to close all your windows, doors (cover the bottom gap)and tape up the rubbish chute. Because once the pest control guys fog and "kill em".... the pest will run and some of them will get into your home.
And i guess that you are living on the 1st or 2nd level?


No mate I live on the 10 th Floor.

Once my wife opened the damn windows and she saw a cockroach fly in.

Yesterday we had the windows closed and were watching TV in dim light and saw a huge flying thing which after putting lights on we saw was a evil cockroach.

I got a quote of 40 $ per treatment and 500$ for an annual contract.
Is this price comparable??


10 th floor and the roach flew in? wow...
then my advice is to put up magnetic window screens to all your windows... I have seen them at some of my customers homes ..... very effective but looks quite expensive, but having a good peace of mind.... Priceless.

Hmmmmm.... SGD 40.00 a treatment.... and SGD 500 for a year?
unless they are doing 13 times in 12 months..... something is wrong.
And what are they gonna do to keep the bugs flying in?

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Re: Pest control

Postby ev-disinfection » Tue, 19 Apr 2011 10:18 am

FaeLLe wrote:Yea i think the cockroaches are evolving into some kind of moth / bird creatures....

Need to consider cockroach sprays and window screens I guess.. *mutter*

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FaeLLe wrote:
ev-disinfection wrote:Well, fogging is a very common way of controlling pest, what you have to do is to close all your windows, doors (cover the bottom gap)and tape up the rubbish chute. Because once the pest control guys fog and "kill em".... the pest will run and some of them will get into your home.
And i guess that you are living on the 1st or 2nd level?


No mate I live on the 10 th Floor.

Once my wife opened the damn windows and she saw a cockroach fly in.

Yesterday we had the windows closed and were watching TV in dim light and saw a huge flying thing which after putting lights on we saw was a evil cockroach.

I got a quote of 40 $ per treatment and 500$ for an annual contract.
Is this price comparable??


10 th floor and the roach flew in? wow...
then my advice is to put up magnetic window screens to all your windows... I have seen them at some of my customers homes ..... very effective but looks quite expensive, but having a good peace of mind.... Priceless.

Hmmmmm.... SGD 40.00 a treatment.... and SGD 500 for a year?
unless they are doing 13 times in 12 months..... something is wrong.
And what are they gonna do to keep the bugs flying in?


Well in Singapore.... Roaches can fly.....
Your choice of magnetic seal co....

http://www.magicseal.com.sg

http://www.magneticscreen.com.sg

http://www.peaceon.com.sg

http://www.advanze.com.sg

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 19 Apr 2011 10:35 am

It's when you get these that you really have to start worrying as the screens aren't strong enough unless they are really young ones.....

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 19 Apr 2011 11:40 am

Someone once told me that tropical roaches fly when it's mating season.

Otherwise, I suggest this as an excellent and yet fun form of pest control: Pest control

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Re: Pest control

Postby FaeLLe » Tue, 19 Apr 2011 5:31 pm

ev-disinfection wrote:Well in Singapore.... Roaches can fly.....
Your choice of magnetic seal co....

http://www.magicseal.com.sg

http://www.magneticscreen.com.sg

http://www.peaceon.com.sg

http://www.advanze.com.sg

Hey thanks for this need to check it out...

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Postby PinkChampagne » Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:37 am

IF ALL ELSE FAILS

You can always get a Cat. My Kitty rescues us from anything that moves!

Non-Chemical, Min Damage to furniture, Very Cute, Will kill for fishes or fancy feast

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Postby ev-disinfection » Thu, 28 Apr 2011 9:41 am

Hi,
As we are not looking for a long time commitment, can we rent your cat, and please advise if you charge by the hour?, days? or weeks?

Thank you :D

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Postby PinkChampagne » Thu, 28 Apr 2011 2:42 pm

I guess i can only charge by "waking" hours. Will be unethical to charge you while he snoozeee away. How does $15/Hr Sounds. Good? He's cute and Organic only eats the best food, bubble bath once every 2 week, smells like CK perfume, sleeps on silk blanket. $15/HR for a Prince is a good deal. =D


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