Flea Extermination Services in The South East Region
If you have discovered fleas in your home or at your business then you ought to act quickly to prevent bites and the spread of disease. Pest Professionals in the South East of England can assist to provide you with instant advice and help if you have a flea problems in two extremely easy and effective stages:
We will help you to evaluate your problem and give you immediate, honest and FREE advice … without obligation
IF REQUIRED, WE ARRANGE A VISIT or ON-SITE SURVEY FOR YOU
Your local Pest Professional will come round to sort the problem out quickly and without any fuss
The no obligation telephone consultation service applies to both domestic and business customers in the Peterborough area. No flea extermination job is too large or too small for us to look at. Where relevant we are able to advise on any urgent action needed to safeguard your well being, property or belongings before a visit. If a visit is required we let you know if there will be a call out charge and also advise on the probable costs of any treatment for fleas should it be needed.
The flea is a biting pest that is typically associated with properties with pets and animals. Fleas react to motion, light changes and carbon dioxide and can leap huge distances (onto you!) using their incredibly powerful back legs to get a blood meal. After a good feed a female may lay several hundred eggs.
There are a variety of different species of fleas, with the cat flea being the most commonplace. They are generally believed to be transmitters of disease and must be dealt with. If you are getting bitten in a new property it could be that the previous owners had a cat or dog with a flea problem. Fleas may however be carried by most hairy animals and birds including cats, dogs, rabbits, rats, mice and livestock. Non-treatment can also result in pets developing allergies.
Fleas can keep in the pupal stage for a year. The pupae can sense vibrations and develop into the adult stage within three seconds and immediately take a blood meal. This is why buildings that have been empty for a long time can appear to have a sudden flea infestation when people enter.
Fleas tend to bite about the lower leg and ankle, creating an unpleasant itch or rash. Flea bites tend to have a tiny red spot in the center, surrounded by a reddened area. Commonly you will see two or three bites in a row on your ankles. Kids commonly react badly to flea bites. However if the bites are happening at night and on the upper body, bed bugs could be the cause.
Treatment for fleas is carried out most efficiently using powerful professional strength residual insecticides. Because flea pupae (the stage before they emerge into adults) can have resistance to insecticides, a follow-up treatment from the pest controller may be recommended.
If you need sound advice or quick solutions to problems with fleas anywhere in the South East of England or the neighboring towns and villages – get in touch.