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Flea control services in Geelong

Posted on December 13, 2014

If you’re looking for flea control services in Geelong, GBS Pest Control can help. Fleas are a common but serious issue which can affect the health of your pets and family.

At GBS Pest Control we like to address your flea control issue as if it’s our own, working with you to get the best possible result as soon as possible.

Following are some steps you can take to help get the most from our flea control service

  • If you have dogs or cats, it is very important that they are treated with a quality flea control product before we arrive. There are many brands and types available from vets and quality pet shops in and around the Geelong district, competent advice on the type of pet flea control you administer should be sought out for best results.
  • Remove and wash any clothing, bedding, pet bedding, bed clothes and soft toys that may have been in the Immediate affected area. If washing of some Items is not possible, you may also put the items into sealed black plastic garbage bags and place them in the sun for the day, once the heat reaches over 50C all stages of the fleas’ life cycle will perish.
  • Vacuum your carpets. Start at one end of the room and vacuum in strips until you have covered the entire carpet. Pay special attention to corners of the room and skirting boards using the nozzle attachment rather than the head of the cleaner.
  • Fleas like to hide in dark humid areas so vacuum underneath furniture well.
  • Vacuum any upholstered furniture paying particular attention to seams and folds, Fleas often jump on furniture, as do our pets.
  • Empty your vacuum contents into a sealed plastic bag and bin it outside. If you have a bagless vacuum, put the canister into a sealed black plastic bag and leave it in the sun for the day to kill any fleas larvae or eggs that may have been collected in the unit.

By following the above recommendations, all Flea control regardless of being in the Geelong area or not, will stand a better chance of success.

If you believe you might have a flea problem or any insect pest control issue and you are in the Geelong area, please don’t hesitate to contact us for our services.