Fleas

How much does it cost?

A pest treatment for fleas costs £112.

This price is based on one visit and three rooms - additional rooms cost £15 each

For booking see below

Identifying fleas

Fleas:

  • are brown-black
  • can jump but cannot fly
  • frequently originate from cats and dogs or their bedding
  • like carpet and central heating

Bites from fleas are usually restricted to below the knees, bites more evenly distributed on the human body are more frequently caused by bedbugs.

Home treatments for fleas

An adult must be present throughout each visit. Treatments in your home typically involve:

  • one visit
  • a spray treatment for carpets and soft furnishings
  • an advice sheet with information about the insecticide used
  • measures to protect children and pets

Preparing your home for a flea treatment

To prepare your home before we arrive:

  • remove and get rid of all clutter
  • machine-wash all clothing and bedding at 60 degrees please follow label instructions
  • vacuum carpets and soft furnishings
  • get pets treated by a vet or use a flea collar or self-treat using a suitable flea tablets/drops following instructions 
  • move furniture from edges of rooms

All treated areas should not be cleaned, polished, or vacuumed for 2 weeks after the treatment.

Book pest control

For queries about bookings and for payments please call 020 8753 1081.

Or email pestcontrol@lbhf.gov.uk

Our opening times are 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).