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Pest Control Liverpool, Pest Control Wirral, Pest Control Chester, Ellesmere Port, Pest Control Birkenhead, Bebington, Wallasey, Runcorn, Pest Control Warrington
Fleas Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port
Fleas

Cat and dog fleas are by far the most common types of fleas found in domestic properties.

 

 
 
Adult fleas are between 1-3 mm long and brownish in colour. Their bodies are compressed from side to side which enables the flea to move through fur and feather with ease.
 
 The hind legs of a flea are relatively large and are used for jumping heights of up to 20 cm. 

Adult fleas are visible to the naked eye, as small brown/black insects, that jump. 

Fleas feed exclusively on warm blooded animals, drawing blood from their host by using their piercing mouth parts.

They’re a common problem, with 1 in 5 cats and 1 in 10 dogs having fleas.

Cats and dogs cannot be treated by Recourse Pest Control. They should be treated using animal specific products that can be recommended by a vet.

Once any cats and dogs have been treated the house should be sprayed to avoid re infestation of your animal.

 

Just one female flea can lay 50 eggs a day; so it can take as little as 21 days for one flea to become 1,000.

To treat the house an initial spray treatment is applied.

This will kill all adult insects moving around the floor spaces.

A second spray treatment is applied after 14 days.

This kills any eggs that were unhatched at the time of the first spray and have managed to avoid the insecticide.

The insecticide has a residual effect for over a month.

 

Before treatment you should;

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    If you have pets they are treated using suitable products to avoid reinfestation (ask your vet for details).

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    Wash at high temperature all bedding to destroy any flea eggs.

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    Wash at high temperature any dog beds, cat baskets etc. This will destroy any eggs in these items.

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    Thoroughly vacuum the house to remove all loose flea eggs in the carpets. Throw the vacuum bag away after the house is cleaned. If you have a cylinder type vacuum disinfect after emptying.
     

  • Remove all loose articles from the floor. This makes it possible to treat all areas.
After treatment you should;
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    Not go back to the house until the floors have dried. This will be over 4 hours.
     

  • Avoid vacuuming the house for 14 days after each treatment. 
A single visit flea treatment costs £50
extra treatments are £40
(price based on average 3 bedroom house)

Wirral, Chester, Ellesmere Port and Liverpool.
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