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Total Pest Control Solutions in Hayes

Discreet mobile pest control in Hayes and the surrounding areas

Flea Infestations

Specialists in getting rid of fleas from your home or business across Hillingdon Borough & The Surrounding Areas

Pest Control for Fleas

Fleas can be a problem, even in the most spotless house, or cleanest pet.

At Total Pest Control solutions, we specialise in getting rid of flea infestations in your home.

Based in Hillingdon, we are a mobile pest control business working across Hillingdon borough, South Bucks district, Three Rivers district and the surrounding areas.

Fleas on humans, or fleas on cats or dogs, need to be treated, as soon as they are detected, to stop the risk of enlargening the infestation.

Getting Rid Of Fleas In Your Home

If your pet is scratching, or you can see tiny dark specks in its fur, see small browny-black insects scurrying about, or if you have any unaccounted flea bites yourself, it most probably means, you need a safe and effective flea treatment carried out.

In order to get rid of fleas, to control a cat flea infestation, or a dog flea infestation, the host animal and home must be treated. The affected pet, can be treated by a vet, while the dwelling property can be treated with a spray insecticide.

The use of these flea control chemicals, is best left to a trained professional to maximise effectiveness.

Fleas are not the most severe of pests but are highly unpleasant to those in contact with them, causing bites and irritation to the skin.
Fleas live in the fur of your pet(s) and also in many places throughout the rooms of your house.

We frequently attend flea infestations where the occupiers have spent more on DIY treatments than if they would have if they had called us out at the beginning of their cat flea or dog flea infestation.

Cat fleas and dog fleas are different species, though, despite their name, cat fleas are capable of affecting dogs and humans.

About Fleas

Fleas may infest and breed in your home, and are a general nuisance. They tend to be problematic during September with their largest annual numbers, especially in areas of high population. In London fleas are not generally found to spread infections, but do inflict an unpleasant and irritating bite on their hosts.

  • Adult Fleas are about 2-7mm long and brownish in colour.
  • Fleas do not have wings but they do have very powerful legs and can jump large distances.
  • Female fleas can live up to 2 years and can lay 25 eggs a day. Their bodies are compressed which allows them to move efficiently through hairs, and their relatively large hind limbs allow them to have excellent jumping qualities.

Adult fleas live exclusively as parasites on warm-blooded animals such as cats, dogs and humans. The eggs are slightly sticky and are laid on hair, bedding or clothing of the host.

Carpets provide a relatively undisturbed environment for fleas to breed; they can also live in cracks and crevices of bare floors. Adults feed on the blood of the host animal (cat, dog, human). The larvae feed on the droppings of the adults.

Fleas are in most cases brought into your home by pets, but if you are also unlucky enough to have a rat or mice infestation, they too, are a major carrier of fleas into the home.

It is thought that every cat and dog will suffer a flea infestation at some point in their lives, so it is important that they are regularly checked by a veterinary surgeon, to lessen the chance, of fleas in your home.

For every flea you can see on your cat or dog, there may be 150-200 flea eggs close by, so a thorough professional flea treatment is a must.

Flea Bites

Flea bites result in red spots surrounded by reddened haloes, that are extremely itchy and can cause great discomfort in humans or household pets.

Before you begin any flea treatment of your pets flea bites, whether it is a cat flea infestation or a dog flea infestation, we strongly advise that you consult a Veterinarian.

If you are a victim of a flea bite, wash the flea bite, and then use an antiseptic cream, and apply an icepack, and resist the urge to scratch.

Treating flea bites merely addresses one symptom of a flea infestation. Flea extermination methods should be conducted in conjunction with flea bite treatment in order to ensure total flea kill and eradication.

Getting rid of fleas is a job we specialise in – whether it’s cat fleas, dog fleas, or any other kind of flea. Why not get in touch?

navreet chawla
navreet chawla
25. June, 2022.
We contacted Gerry The Wasp Man because we thought we had a wasps nest in our tree. Gerry was able to visit the same day which was a boon, otherwise we would've had to wait for 5 days for a visit from the local council. In the end, it turned out it we had honeybees. (Wasps don’t swarm). Instead of charging us for a call out fee, Gerry contacted a local beekeeper to come and take away the bees, which he was able to do safely within the hour. He also gifted us a delicious pot of honey. It was a wonderful outcome for us all- especially for the honeybees. Gerry was kind and generous with his time. I highly recommend him. Gerry The Wasp Man is your man, even if he isn’t your man!
sandeep matharoo
sandeep matharoo
10. May, 2022.
Gerry was able to pop round a few hours after I called. He was on time, very professional and explained everything he was doing. Time will ultimately tell if the treatment he has administered works and I'll update the review as necessary but so far so good and would recommend. Update: its been over a month and no sign of any pests. Gerry rang to follow up and thankfully no more treatments are needed
21. April, 2022.
Gerry was busy unfortunately, but very kindly forwarded me a name/number of a rival business to sort out my pigeons in roof eaves issue. The guy came within the hour as he’d had a cancellation and said we were very fortunate the pigeons hadn’t built their nest. He resolved the pigeons issue (with a wire mesh to cover the hole) and was done within the hour. Thanks to Gerry for recommending!! Hard to find good, honest, reliable tradesmen in this day and age.
Darren Bell
Darren Bell
18. March, 2022.
Gerry came round very quickly and got straight into the loft to eradicate a rather large wasp nest. Very professional and very polite. He took all the mess ie wasp nest with him and assured my girlfriend that the problem was well and truly over after she was fretting and hiding behind closed doors! As Gerry said, I hope to not see you again but if we have any pest issues he is who we will definitely be using and recommending again. Top quality.
Gurleen Oberoi
Gurleen Oberoi
18. February, 2022.
Gerry was very helpful, attentive and reassuring. He took the time to explain everything to us and advise on steps to take to avoid any future problems. Very professional and honest, would definitely recommend!
jazz saran
jazz saran
8. December, 2021.
Very good service...
Charn Gill
Charn Gill
14. September, 2021.
A brilliant job done by a friendly and professional guy. We had a wasps next at my mother in laws house in Hounslow. I called Gerry on a Saturday while I was down visiting and he fit me in for a Sunday removal - I was not expecting such a speedy service!
Bhangra Dance London
Bhangra Dance London
9. September, 2021.
I cannot thank Gerry enough. He is the go to man for any pests. I have had Terrible wasp experiences in the past so for someone to keep you calm during treating them goes a long way.. This time round, there was luckily no nest but Gerry did a full inspection keeping our safety paramount. He fitted a visit in around my busy day too! To top it off, when I asked him how much I owed him, he didn't charge! I insisted many times but Gerry was happy to inspect for free. A genuine tradesman. Good sense of humour too :-).

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