Flea Control

Do You Have A Flea Problem?

Fleas are definitely one of the pests people dread the most, causing irritating bites and carrying disease causing bacteria.

Fleas are very small parasites that live off the blood of pets and humans and can cause itchy red skin irritations from their bites. Pets can easily become infested with fleas that may unnoticed for weeks. Fleas can easily become a significant infestation very quickly.

Fleas are a particularly annoying pest as they can infest all areas of your home including carpets, cracks in floorboards, clothing, furniture, bedding and lawns. Fleas are known disease carriers and while flea transmitted diseases are not as common as they once were, there are still instances of individuals becoming ill with murine typhus or endemic typhus due to a flea bite. A reaction to fleas that is fairly common in dogs and cats is flea allergy dermatitis (FAD). Pets who have this condition are allergic to the saliva of fleas and develop extremely uncomfortable skin conditions and requires veterinary treatment.

What Treatments Do We Use?

We utilize safe, effective, pet friendly and environmentally friendly treatments when carrying out a flea pest control service.

How Can I Prevent An Infestation?

  • Avoid taking your dog to the park during the summer months as they are sure to pick up fleas from the grass.
  • If you have dogs and cats inside your home vacuum the carpets thoroughly at least once per week to remove eggs.
  • Keep your lawn mowed fairly short
  • Wash all dog and cat bedding with a flea control treatment.

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    What Does a Flea Treatment Involve?

    The experienced professionals at Pest & Termite Exterminators have developed an in-depth knowledge of flea habits as well as the methods of treatment used in flea control, and only use the safest and most environmentally friendly forms of treatment:

    1. A Pest Technician will inspect your home and pets to assess the extent of the flea problem and identify the major problem areas. We will report to you immediately about the severity of the infestation.
    2. We will then recommend a treatment plan tailored specifically for your home. We will take into account the nature and severity of your flea control issue and the pets involved.
    3. We will then apply the recommended treatment.
    4. The Pest Technician who carried out the treatment will then complete a comprehensive report to the Australian Standards.

    What Happens After The Flea Treatment?

    After the initial flea pest control treatment the adults generally die within the first few days. Even though the adults have died it can take seven to fourteen days to control a flea infestation as the eggs are resistant to any treatments and must hatch before they can be exterminated.

    We offer comprehensive Pest Control to get Rid of Fleas

    A qualified and licensed pest control operator can determine the type, source and extent of the infestation and use registered insecticides to control the particular species of fleas that you have in a way that is safe for your family and pets.