To quickly eliminate a Flea infestation, stop the flea bites and sleep peacefully in your own bed...
An affordable, professional, honest and warrantied Flea exterminator...
An environmentally conscious treatment that is safe for the whole family, including your pets.
Here’s what to expect:
Answers to all of your questions
A no-obligation quote over the phone in seconds
Flexible scheduling with 24/7 same-day service throughout the GTA.
No hidden service fees or follow up costs.
Decades of experience
A trusted track record
Comprehensive customer service
Rigorously trained technicians
Tried and tested extermination methods
The safest, most effective insecticides
Downtown Toronto, Midtown, Chinatown, the Annex, Little Italy, Harbourfront, Cabbagetown, Summerhill, Forest Hill, Rosedale, the Junction, Parkdale, Bloordale, Scarborough, North York, Brampton, Mississauga, Vaughan, Markham, Pickering, Hamilton, London and beyond!
Step 1: Flea Heat Treatment
Handheld heat treatment gun.
Direct heat applied locally to beds, couches, chairs and any other area of flea concentration.
Heat Kills flea eggs.
No damage to furniture
Instantly kills all bugs and eggs treated.
Avoids pesticide resistance.
No residual protection.
Only kills the bugs and eggs that are visible and accessible to technicians.
Not sufficient without other complementary bed bug extermination techniques.
Step 2: Flea Powder Treatment
Physical + Chemical
A fine silica dust insecticide is injected into all crevices and wall cavities through electrical sockets and gaps underneath baseboards.
Electrical items, such as a power bars, stored close to or underneath the bed are also treated with powder.
Cuts up the flea abdomen
Coats the insides of the wall cavities to create a protective powder barrier around your home.
No fleas can spread to or from attached houses, adjacent apartments or condo units.
Essential lasting protection.
Fully approved by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, safe and non-toxic for humans and animals of all shapes and sizes.
Only suitable for crack and crevice treatment.
Step 3: Flea spray treatment
Chemical + Residual
Precision surface sprayer
A fine mist of residual spray is applied to the backs, sides and bottoms of box springs, mattresses, bed frames, couches, chairs, baseboards, door jambs and floors throughout the home.
Kills fleas on contact and remains active as a protective surface treatment to continue to kill fleas as they come out of hiding.
Keeps your home and furniture protected for up to 6 months.
Fully approved by Ontario Ministry of Environment, safe and non-toxic for humans and animals of all shapes and sizes.
If used improperly, may promote pesticide resistance
Beware of Discount Pest Control
These companies use low quality or low concentration surface sprays with only 10 to 14 days of protection.
The tip off is when they offer to do a “follow-up spray” two weeks after the first treatment. While this may seem extra thorough, fleas may remain hidden and continue to emerge for up to four weeks and new eggs can hatch up to two weeks after that point.
By this time the cheap treatment will have long worn off and the new population of fleas will be free to re-infest your home.
These budget services can breed pesticide resistance in the bed bugs in your home, making future treatments increasingly challenging.
What you need to know for an effective flea treatment.
If you suspect you have a Flea infestation clear and complete information is the first step to getting rid of them. Here are a few facts, myths, and tips that will help you to make a well informed decision about what to do next.
How to identify Fleas
Fleas are a wingless parasite
Feed on the blood of all kinds of mammals and birds
up to about 3 mm long
shiny, reddish brown in colour
covered in microscopic hairs
thin and flattened bodies allows them to move freely through the fur and feathers of their host animals
use sharp claws to anchor themselves to their host
mouthparts are adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood
highly developed hind legs are developed for jumping
use a protein called resilin, stored up and helps them jump up to 7” vertically
Flea Reproductive Habits
fleas lay eggs which fall to the ground and drop into cracks in the floor, carpets, rugs and bedding
flea eggas hatch within two day
flea larvae feed on the fecal droppings of adults
Larvae emerge from the egg in search of organic material of any kind
larvae go through four life cycles
Fleas are blind and will avoid sunlight
prefer dark and humid places where they thrive
How do I know if I have a flea infestation?
seeing fleas hopping on carpets drapery and other furniture
inspect your pet’s fur
pull back pet fur and look for multiple dots on their groin and armpit areas
if your pet is scratching or grooming excessively, check for fleas
Other signs include bite marks and irritation on humans as well as faecal dropping which resemble coarse black pepper found on couches and in beds and pet beds.
How did fleas get into my home?
fleas enter the home in the fur and on the body of your pets
cats and dogs will track them in on their fur from outdoors
fleas may enter the home when the host they are feeding on is no longer available
if racoons are nesting in or around your house, or if rodents have infested a wall void fleas may spread to the humans and pets in the rest of the home
What do Fleas Eat?
adult fleas feed on blood
draw blood from animals
live in the hair or fur of dogs, cats, rabbits, squirrels, rats, mice, racoons and other domesticated and wild animals.
flea larvae feed on the fecal droppings of adult fleas,
fleas may transmit disease through their droppings
How Serious are Fleas?
fleas act as vectors of a number viral and bacterial infections
fleas can carry typhus and bubonic plague
cat fleas spread disease such as typhus through fecal matter.
How Addison Can Help Prevent a Flea Infestation
Prevention and monitoring
sealing up entry points in and around the home
inspecting and sealing window screens, weather stripping doors sweeps, exhaust vent coverings
frequently inspecting pet fur
fleas tend to cluster around the armpits and groins of pets
on the lookout for jumping dots in carpets, curtains, beds
inspect beds and couches for flea feces
always treat your pets with yearly flea prevention
Frequent vaccuming of pet beds, carpets, couches, and beds
Frequently hot washing pet bedding
Addison offers yearly or quarterly flea preventitive treatments in the spring and early summer months