Get rid of fleas & moths

Tackling a flea infestation can be challenging, and identifying the infestation quickly is the best way to get on top of the situation before it gets out of control.

How to Tell if you have a Flea Infestation

If you think you may have a flea infestation, there are a number of signs to look out for.

Live fleas

Although fleas are small, they are visible to the naked eye, so it is possible to identify a flea infestation from the presence of live fleas. At about 2mm long, adult fleas are usually reddish-brown in colour. If you have pets, you can usually spot fleas on lighter coloured fur while grooming.

Flea dirt

If you spot fine, black grains on your pet, especially around the neck area, this could also be an indication of fleas - the grains are called "flea dirt" and are actually droppings. It looks a little like ground black pepper. If your pet has darker, comb them over a sheet of white paper so you can see it.


Bite marks from fleas are usually found on the legs, as fleas jump up from pets or carpets. They are often found in groups of three, but there isn’t a hard and fast rule. Bites could be attributed to a number of pests, so if they are the only symptom, you should speak to a pest control professional who can help you identify the source of the problem.


The first sign of a moth infestation is often the telltale holes in wool, silk, and other natural fabrics. The larvae are hard to spot, as they spin mats to hide under, but adult moths are easy to see when flying around.

Why choose JPS Environmental?

  • Price Promise! We'll match any local quote from the last 30 days*. But because we have access to all the necessary equipment through our sister company, our quotes are generally the lowest around.
  • Get a FREE, no obligation, same day quote We're in and around London and the surrounding areas all day, so we can generally come out to you the same day for a FREE quote.**
  • Proven results With over 25 years' experience in the industry, we have the skills, knowledge and insider techniques to effectively eradicate pest problems and prevent recurrence.
  • Big enough to cope, small enough to care We pride ourselves on our ethics - we won't tell you that you have a problem if you don't. We always provide 100% professional, unbiased advice.

* quote must be from another established pest control company and local to your area
** when you call before midday and are located within London

I am very happy with the service provided by JPS environmental.
I have found working with Gary Horide very easy and he takes time to visit us to discuss more difficult pest control problems. They also have access to the latest pest control techniques and their workmanship is very good with no tenant complaints.

Stephen Fallon

I am extremely satisfied with the works. Thank you

Daniel Wimpress, Epping Forest District Council

Thanks for this and for arranging your guy to visit site so quickly, much appreciated.

Ben Lampert, Hamilton Court Developments

Recurring moth problem

We contacted JPS to assist with a moth problem that was not going away easily.
They were easily contactable and happy to try and fit in with demanding client schedules. Gary was very helpful and gave us lots of information and a range of options to try, returning when we called him at short notice!
Thanks very much, I believe the problem has now been resolved.

Kate Mann

To Gary and team,
Thank you very much for carrying out a brilliant job with getting rid of my wasp problem ! I was very impressed with your rapid response to getting this done and the way you carried your work out.
Many thanks.

Stephen Saunders, Southend Essex

Just want to thank you JPS for the prompt service and professional attitude you showed when recently you undertook the task of thoroughly cleaning and controlling the infestation of cockroaches at my mother's property.
You made what seemed like an impossible task seem easy.

Tony, Plaistow

Just wanted to say a big 'Thank You' for the great job you did for us in removing the wasp nest from our garden which was causing us a lot of stress. Everything is perfect now. No wasps to be seen. Would highly recommend you.

Lisa and Tony, Romford, Essex

We are a mansion block based in Central London for some time had an ongoing issue with roosting pigeons. We asked JPS for their advice and help. Various options were discussed with the merits for all explained and we eventually opted for bird netting with various gates to give us access on our fire escapes. It has worked a treat and solved our problems 100%. We found their team to be professional and courteous and we would highly recommend them.

Andrea Slatter (Chief Executive) of Bickenhall Mansions

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Tony Ashley, Aldersbrook Baptist Church

Thank you for expediting [the installation of new netting and spikes, and deep cleaning to the roof and outside the block] for me. 

Derek McCullagh, Epping Forest District Council
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