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Fleas are usually brought into contact with humans by pets and wild animals, including cats, dogs, rats, mice, foxes, birds, and rabbits. Adult fleas are approximately 2mm long, usually dark red or brown, and have large hind legs for jumping

Signs that you have an infestation

  • Pets constantly scratching

  • Seeing fleas or flea droppings in the coat of your pet.

  • You might spot bites on you or family members, usually around ankles and legs. Bites appear as a tiny dark red spot surrounded by a reddened area,

  • If you have an active infestation, you may see fleas jumping in your carpet and furniture.

Problems caused by fleas

  • Flea bites on humans and animals
  • Fleas are a health threat to both humans and pets.


Fleas are very difficult to get rid of without professional help and normally requires 2-3 treatments depending on the severity of the infestation. 

Our treatment price of £90 (up to a 3 Bedroom House) additional cost for 2 extra rooms £35 is for one treatment. Additional treatments within 21 days will cost an additional £90 per treatment.

You are advised to treat your pets on the same day as each of the treatments, please consult a vet for approved products.


If you book a treatment, there are things that you need to do before and after the visit. It is very important that you follow these instructions to ensure that the treatment is successful.

Flea treatment instructions

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