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Question : Where do fleas go in the Winter Answer : Your Home

Did you know that the worse time for flea infestations is actually the Autumn and Winter months?    Fleas thrive in warm conditions and thanks to central heating, they don’t need to hop south for the winter, they just need to move into your living room.

Fleas can make their way into our home in all sorts of ways; on your pets, on us, or just hopping in by themselves.  Did you know that fleas can jump 20cm into the air – so your front step is no barrier to them!  They lay their eggs in protected places like under furniture or in cracks of laminate floors and those eggs can survive for months, waiting to be activated by warm conditions (remember that central heating?!) and the presence of pets spending more time inside.  This is why flea infestations can appear to come out of nowhere.

So, it is vital to protect against fleas all year round!  Come and have a chat to us about the best ways to do this and you can stop your home from being a flea’s winter paradise!

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