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Pest control / Exterminator in Geneva

I saw one or two small cockroaches couple of weeks ago, I killed them instantly. Knowing how this works, I knew there would be more so I sprayed everywhere...but 2 weeks later I suddenly come back home to several more. I am freaking out.

Can anyone please send me links or give me numbers of some professional help I can get?

I know there are home remedies but I'd just rather prefer a professional to come and get it done with. I am assuming they are german ones. I've killed as many as I can and tried to spray stuff but clearly they are multiplying and it's making me extremely paranoid. The problem is my appt is on the ground floor and right outside a garden. So any links to exterminators here would be highly appreciated.

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Old 11.06.2015, 07:23
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No idea about pest controllers, but this stuff is supposed to be effective.
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Re: Pest control / Exterminator in Geneva

Contact your landlord, it is his job to call the pest controllers, to get rid of a cockroach infestation: often the complete building is infested and they move between apartments.

There are specialist companies that treat all the building at one time, your sprays are just chasing them away into next door: they will then return when your neighbour buys a weak spray from Migros, and chases them back again.
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Re: Pest control / Exterminator in Geneva

Good luck - cockroaches are probably the oldest inhabitants of the earth, in more or less the same unchanged form - still around after 350 million years.

In fact most of the planets animal and insect life, probably evolved from them - it'll be like exterminating distant cousins.
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Re: Pest control / Exterminator in Geneva

This place is good http://www.araigneerouge.com/. They are located between Rive and Places des Eaux Vives and have a wide range of home solutions and may do home visits.

I would also suggest to go to your letting agency first. When I had a pest problem they were willing to send someone if the problem was endemic to the apartment block (e.g. cockroaches) but not if it could be argued I brought it in myself (e.g. moths).
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