Discover Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd Method to Get Rid of Fleas

Oct 12, 2022

There are things you can do to reduce the chances of having fleas. If you have pets, ensure they are treated for fleas. Vacuum the carpets and furnishings your pets use to remove fleas. If they are still giving you grief, simply contact

Discover Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd Method to Get Rid of Fleas

If there is a flea infestation, it should be dealt to quickly!

The higher temperatures and humidity of summer creates ideal breeding conditions for fleas, so if there is pets, it pays to know how to deal with a flea problem as soon as it occurs. Even just spotting one or two fleas on the pet or are in the middle of a major flea outbreak, the treatment process is the same……… as one or two fleas can become an infestation very quickly! There are no short cuts with a flea treatment. It needs to be thorough, very thorough!

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There are 5 key steps to any flea treatment, no matter the size of the problem, as one never know where the eggs, larvae and pupae may be hiding.


Thoroughly vacuum all flooring and furniture in the house. Pay particular attention to the areas frequented by pets. Ensure to vacuum around the edges of rooms, under furniture and any cracks in floorboards. Once the vacuuming is complete, empty the contents of the vacuum bag into a plastic bag, seal it and place it immediately in the bin outside.


Wash all bedding, furniture coverings, clothing, rugs, that can be washed in a washing machine in a hot wash cycle. Another option is to place such items in sealed black plastic bags in the sun for 1-2 hours - the heat kills all flea life stages. If unsure whether the fabric cannot be washed or tolerate temperatures to 70ºC, then leave the items in place and carry out a flea treatment (Step 4).


Treat pets with an appropriate flea treatment as recommended by the vet. (Not keeping the pet flea treatment up to date is one of the key causes of flea outbreaks).


When it comes to Palmerston North pest control treatments for fleas, carry out a flea treatment inside the home. It is best to call a professional Palmerston North pest controller to carry out a treatment, such as Pest Control Palmerston North Ltd 0210 851 8931


Treat any outdoor areas where the pet likes to rest. Often these are cool, sandy places in the shade…. just the places flea larve also prefer. Make sure the pest are kept clear during treatment and are kept clear until the treatment is dry. Ideally any sub-floor areas should designed to prevent pet access.

It takes a bit of effort, but doing it right first time will ensure to get rid of the flea quickly and do not need to a do a re-treatment.

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