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What is a flea exterminator?

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The phrase "flea exterminator" typically refers to a company that deals in pest control or an employee of such company. Professional flea extermination companies, such as Orkin, utilize various physical and chemical methods to treat the infestation. It usually takes an hour or two to complete the extermination process.

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Flea infestation can be prevented by engaging in frequent cleaning and vacuuming. Since fleas often infest pets, it is recommended to check for flea bites or any behavior, such as frequent scratching, that indicates infestation. Noticing black specks (flea droppings) around the house is also an indicator of flea infestation. The most common flea that is responsible for infestation in North America is the cat flea.

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