What makes a Flea control product effective?
Fast Knockdown is of foremost importance in an effective Flea control service. Knockdown describes how quickly the Fleas present can be killed after the treatment has been applied. Since Fleas are incessantly irritating, the customer wants above all to experience fast and efficient relief from Flea bites.
Many Flea Control solutions can kill Fleas, however many work slowly and this may delay knockdown effect, so an appropriate fast acting chemical should be used for Flea control.
Residual effects are very important with Flea control services, if you or your staff are experiencing Flea bites, chances are there will be Flea eggs also and other life stages. Knock down chemicals are perfect for killing Adult fleas fast, however, Fleas will later hatch from the Egg and Pupae stages. For effective Flea control there must be sufficient residual chemical to promptly kill these Fleas when they hatch from eggs which could be as long as eight weeks after the treatment and Fleas hatching from pupae may occur just days after the treatment.
Chemical safety profile of insecticides used is equally important. Toxicity of the treatment for Children, and Pets such as Cats and Dogs and People who may be affected by allergens, chemical sensitivity, Asthma will want a low allergen, Low odour treatment without oil or petroleum products to affect indoor air quality. Pets like Cats are also less tolerant to certain products which do not upset Dogs or People.