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People tend to underestimate the destructive power of fleas, often relegating them to mere annoyances. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Fleas are equal-opportunity attackers, causing havoc to both pests and humans alike.

Flea Control Sunshine Coast

Delving into the world of fleas

Engaging in the game of flea identification may pose a challenge. Their minuscule size, along with a lightning pace, makes them hard to spot. Roughly measuring up to 2.4mm in length, these pests flaunt a reddish-brown hue, similar to your average bug.

Although wingless, these little rascals show off a surprising athleticism, covering phenomenal distances by jumping energetically. How can you tell if you’re dealing with fleas? Your pets scratching their fur with urgency might be your first clue.

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A flea infestation isn’t just irritating; it’s a potential danger to your household. Entrusting the solution to a professional is the sound course of action, mainly because doing it yourself could be an uphill battle.

At Sunshine Coast Pest Control, we’ve assembled a team of seasoned professionals with the training and expertise to nip your flea problem in the bud.

The low-down on D.I.Y. flea management

There might be some simple strategies on offer to help you control fleas. But do remember, not all flea troubles are created equal.

You might encounter a more visible foe – adult fleas, often seen hopping with joy over your pets or even you, stimulated by vibrations from their host. Then there’s the sneakier breed – the larvae, eggs or pupae. These minuscule, hard-to-spot intruders quietly multiply in the hidden corners of your home.

Here’s some advice should you find yourself combatting a flea invasion:

  • One effective method involves using a mixture of sliced lemon and water. Boil the concoction, allow it to soak overnight, then pop the solution into a spray bottle. Apply it liberally wherever you suspect a flea occupation. A blend of botanical dust and boric acid - sprinkled over furniture, beds, and carpets – might be your secret weapon if that doesn’t appeal. Remember to don a mask while applying the mixture and air out your premises for at least 24 hours afterwards. Other flea management methods are as simple as a water and detergent mixture, cedar chips, or even sprinkling fine grain salt onto your carpets.
  • To maintain a flea-free fortress, cleanliness is your best friend. Regular grooming and bathing routines for your pets also go a long way.

Despite their effectiveness, these preventative measures can be tasking and may not eliminate a flea invasion. The precise location of the problematic pests can sometimes remain elusive.

That’s where we at Sunshine Coast Pest Control step in. Armed with extensive experience in flea management, we deliver expert services, restoring your property to its flea-free state and giving you the peace of mind you deserve.

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Areas Served

Sunshine Coast
North Brisbane