If you have a dog or cat at home and usually spend time outside, you have a much higher chance of some parasites such as fleas and ticks appearing. This type of insect feeds on blood and nests in the hair and skin of animals, where they lay their eggs and, therefore, reproduce. Therefore, it is important to tackle this situation as soon as possible and put an end to this annoying problem.
Hire a specialized company to remove fleas from your home.
When the plague of insects or external parasites has escaped our control, or nothing we try is enough or we simply want to avoid greater evils, it is convenient that you put yourself in the hands of a specialized company to disinfect the house.
We want to take advantage of this article to invite you to visit our Pelican Pest Control website and get to know us a little more. You can find the cost of flea extermination from Pelican Pest Control here.
They have 40 + years of experience in successfully combating all kinds of pests caused by insects in the province. On the website, you can find a section where we talk in detail about the different pests you can suffer from, including the flea infestation.
How to remove fleas from the house
We want to tell you that the months where adult fleas appear the most are spring and summer. Heat is the preferred environment for these annoying parasites. Naturally, rural places and places close to the countryside are much more prone to them.
In homes, the places where they most often appear and lay eggs are on carpets, in the corners of furniture, and in the small gaps between the parquet floor’s wooden slats.
The great danger of the flea plague is that the eggs they lay survive and manage to hatch, if the conditions are good the community of these parasites will increase exponentially. Before knowing the tricks on how to eliminate them, you should know how to detect the presence of flea infestations in your home.
Know the signs
In the event that you have pets at home, see if they scratch frequently, have areas without hair, notice that there is a kind of white powder (lice larvae) or black (excrement) on the animal’s skin, so you can detect your dog’s fleas.
If you do not live with animals, there are also warning signs that will give you an answer to how to know if you have fleas at home. The bites are very striking, in those caused by mosquitoes a single signal appears, while fleas cause at least three signals. For the most observant, you can see them on carpets or armchairs.
Other tips on how to remove fleas from a house
You must thoroughly clean the bed, the blankets, the food bowls, the toys, and then use a good anti-parasitic product to prevent the arrival of unwanted visitors again. Use a vacuum cleaner. It can be very practical to eliminate flea eggs and larvae in carpets, floors and furniture. Wash clothes thoroughly. If possible, vacuum before washing.