For Home Cockroach Control

Here’s How We Do It

When you choose Yankee Pest Control, you choose a knowledgeable and experienced partner, who knows how to get rid of cockroaches from your home or business. This is what you can expect from us.

Schedule an Appointment

Call us to schedule a convenient appointment for a thorough inspection.

Expert Inspection

One of our highly experienced technicians evaluates the problem. If we find cockroaches, we create an cockroach control and monitoring plan that suits your budget.

Safe Remediation

Using the safest methods available, we treat the perimeter of your house and remove all accessible cockroach nests. We seal and secure any gap or crack.


We provide a detailed report of our findings and services and recommend any changes and/or improvements you can take to reduce a future cockroach infestations. 

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Rodents carry diseases, damage property, and contaminate food, making effective pest control crucial to maintain a healthy and safe environment.

Cockroaches transmit disease, trigger allergies and asthma, contaminate food, water, and surfaces, create unpleasant odors and can even cause structural damage.

Ticks can transmit diseases, such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis, among others.

Termites can consume up to one pound of wood per day, and their damage can cause ceilings and floors to collapse.

Ants can become a nuisance as they invade homes, contaminate food, and potentially cause structural damage.


Healthy Homes Pest Management

Seasons aren’t the only things that change in New England – pests do too! Depending on the season, your home will play host to a variety of pests, from ants and crawling insects in spring and summer, to wasps in summer into fall, and mice and rats in winter.

Ready to take control of your pest problem?

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Ready to take control of your pest problem?

Ready to take control of your pest problem?

Your custom-designed plan is waiting.

Have a Question?

Why are cockroaches such a problem?

Cockroaches are problematic for a bunch of reasons. Here are some of them:

Disease Transmission: Cockroaches are known carriers of various pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, and parasites. They can pick up pathogens from unsanitary environments and transfer them to food preparation surfaces and utensils, leading to foodborne illnesses in humans.

Allergies and Asthma: Cockroach droppings, shed skin, saliva, and body parts contain allergens that can trigger allergic reactions and worsen asthma symptoms, especially in sensitive individuals.

Contamination: Cockroaches can contaminate food, water, and surfaces by leaving behind feces, saliva, and shed skin. This contamination poses health risks and compromises hygiene.

Unpleasant Odors: Cockroach infestations often come with unpleasant and distinct odors that can permeate living spaces, making them uncomfortable to inhabit.

Rapid Reproduction: Cockroaches reproduce quickly, leading to exponential population growth in a short period. This makes infestations difficult to control without timely intervention.

Structural Damage: Some cockroach species can cause damage to household items, including books, fabrics, and furniture, by feeding on organic materials.

Negative Perception: Cockroach infestations can harm a property's reputation and resale value, making it challenging to rent or sell a space.

Can I get rid of cockroaches myself?

You can try to get rid of cockroaches on your own, especially if the infestation is minor, however, successful cockroach control can be challenging. Tor more significant infestations or persistent problems, seeking professional pest control assistance might be the most effective option. 

Here are some steps you can take to address a cockroach infestation yourself:

Identify the Problem: Properly identify the species of cockroach you're dealing with, as different species may have different behaviors and habits.

Sanitation and Cleaning: Keep your living space clean and eliminate potential food and water sources that attract cockroaches. Regularly clean surfaces, sweep floors, and promptly clean up spills.

Seal Entry Points: Seal cracks, gaps, and openings where cockroaches might enter your home. Focus on areas around doors, windows, plumbing, and utility openings.

Remove Clutter: Reduce clutter, especially in storage areas like basements, attics, and closets, as clutter can provide hiding places for cockroaches.

Eliminate Hiding Places: Clear out and declutter areas where cockroaches could hide, such as behind appliances, under sinks, and in dark corners.

Use Cockroach Baits: Place cockroach baits or traps in areas where cockroaches are commonly seen. These baits contain insecticides that cockroaches will carry back to their nests.

DIY Insecticides: Consider using cockroach-specific insecticides, sprays, or dusts. Follow the instructions carefully and apply them to cracks, crevices, and hiding spots.

Limit Moisture: Cockroaches are attracted to moisture, so fix leaky pipes, repair faucets, and improve ventilation in damp areas.

Repeat Treatments: Cockroach populations can rebound quickly, so be prepared to repeat treatments as necessary.

Monitor and Inspect: Continuously monitor for cockroach activity and regularly inspect potential problem areas.

While these steps can be effective for small cockroach problems, they may not eliminate larger or persistent infestations. Cockroaches are known for their ability to adapt and survive, so professional pest control services might be required for more challenging situations. Professionals have access to more potent treatments and can customize solutions based on the severity of the infestation. If your efforts are not yielding the desired results, or if the infestation seems beyond your control, call Yankee Pest Services.

How often should I schedule pest control services for my home?

The frequency of pest control services for your home or business depends on factors such as your location, the severity of pest issues, and the type of treatment used. Yankee Pest Service treatment plans are designed to keep your home or business pest-free.

Are your pest control treatments safe for my family and pets?

Yes, our pest control treatments prioritize safety. We use environmentally friendly and pet-friendly solutions, ensuring the well-being of your family and pets while effectively eliminating pests from your home.

Is Yankee Pest Services a national brand?

No. Even though we offer the same type of service that national brands do, we are proudly a local New England company. We like to say we’re large enough to have all the tools necessary to solve any problem…and small enough to care about each customer’s needs.

Are your technicians licensed and trained in pest control best practices?

Yes, we are accredited by QualityPro— the pest management industry’s leading credentialing program. QualityPro sets the standards of excellence for professional pest management companies and accredited companies are on the cutting edge of professionalizing the industry.

Yankee Pest Control is proud to hold the following certifications and affiliations:

New England Pest Management Association (NEPMA) 

National Pest Management Association (NPMA)

Entomological Society of America (ESA)

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

American Society of Home Inspectors

Quality Pro Certified

Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office

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