Malum Southern Pest & Bird Control

Flea control and treatment

Flea Control in Hampshire, West Sussex and Dorset

Fleas have existed on earth for around one hundred and eighty million years and are extremely well adapted for their life as ectoparasites (parasites that live outside the bodies of other organisms).

Fleas most commonly encountered by humans within their homes are either a Cat Flea or Dog Flea. The life cycle for both species are relatively the same and so precise identification is not required for treatment.

The Cat Flea is the more widespread species and despite its name is found on both cats and dogs and occasionally rats and foxes.

The Dog Flea is most commonly found on dogs and can also be found parasitising on rabbits.

Fleas are renowned for their ability to jump using their strong muscular hind legs. They can jump up to thirty centimetres high, which may not sound impressive, but man’s equivalent would be jumping onto a skyscraper.

Achieving Control of Fleas

When we are tasked to conduct a Flea control treatment we will give the homeowner advice on how to prepare the property for treatment before we arrive.
All carpets, rugs and soft furnishings will then be treated with a residual insecticide. Treatment will reduce population immediately, however you should be prepared to wait up to 14 days for complete eradication.

Malum Pest & Bird Control

At Malum we pride ourselves at providing the very best integrated pest management approach. We look at every challenge from outside the box to give you the very best immediate and long term solution. Through experience we can provide a guaranteed* and professional service.

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SERVING CUSTOMERS THROUGHOUT HAMPSHIRE, INCLUDING SOUTHAMPTON, EASTLEIGH, PORTSMOUTH, FAREHAM, AND SURROUNDING AREAS
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