Pest control: Get rid of the mouse in your house (and other pests)

Have you spotted a cockroach crawling on your kitchen counter? Perhaps, you've got a little mouse running about in the back of your cupboard? Chances are, you've got a problem and it's time to get pest control in.

Solid Hygiene Solutions' pest control specialist, Sam Young tells us why they're there and more importantly, how to get rid of them.

In this day and age in Cape Town with the problems that's going on, it's actually nobody's fault... People don't need to be embarrassed.

Sam Young, pest control specialist

If you have a problem, rather get it dealt with because it's only going to get worse.

Sam Young, pest control specialist

The problem that you have is that in most people's homes, they'll see one and go, there's no problem. But, the cockroach needs heat for its eggs to hatch, so its actually hiding everywhere where you can't see it.

Sam Young, pest control specialist

The fact that he's now moving around your kitchen, he's a bit hungry, he's thirsty - he's looking for some water.

Sam Young, pest control specialist

Listen to the full interview on The Pippa Hudson Show:


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