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Fleas may be tiny, but with the potential to infest your home quickly, they can become a nuisance and pose health concerns for you and your pets. While prevention is key to pest control, it can be difficult to combat fleas once they’re in your home. To rid your home of fleas, you can rely on the professional and safe flea control services of our pest control company. Contact Champion Termite & Pest Control today to schedule a free property inspection and receive a complimentary service quote.
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There are over 20 types of fleas in Florida affecting cats, dogs, and humans. However, fleas typically look the same and are dealt with in similar manners. Fleas are very tiny with six legs, giving them the ability to jump easily from host to host. They can be yellow, red, or dark brown in coloring, making them easy to spot on pets with bright fur, but harder to spot on pets with dark fur. No matter the color of your pet’s fur, certain signs of fleas can be hard to miss!
Fleas may be small, but they can make themselves known in some pretty big ways. If you notice any of the following signs of a flea infestation, it’s important to be proactive about flea treatment.
You may think much of fleas on your pets, but despite their small size, fleas can have some detrimental effects foryou and your pets. Because fleas require warm-blood to feed, they will bite whatever host is closest. The bites are itchy and can be annoying, but if you or your pet is allergic to flea saliva, flea bites can be very intense and uncomfortable. In addition, humans and pets may also develop secondary infections from itching the bites. For pets, large infestations may lead to hair loss and anemia. Fleas can also transmit tapeworms, bacteria, and diseases, such as murine typhus and even the bubonic plague, which is why you should contact our flea exterminators as soon as you notive a flea infestation.
The flea life cycle is between 18–21 days, but because they reproduce quickly, a flea infestation can go on and become worse indefinitely. Without treatment, fleas can quickly overtake your yard or home, infesting your lawn, carpet, couch, chairs, bed, and more. Even if you go away for a while, robbing fleas of their food source, larvae can stay dormant for months and reemerge when conditions are more favorable. To eradicate pests in your home, you need to have a multi-point plan of attack.
When it comes to most pests, professional pest control services are often the best way to go. Not only can a flea exterminator address a current flea infestation, but can take measures to prevent one from developing again. The flea exterminators with Champion Termite & Pest Control know what signs to look for, where fleas hide, and how to eradicate them without putting you or your pet in danger. Whether it’s fleas, termites, bed bugs, or any other type of pest, we have the expertise to keep your home or business pest-free! Contact us today for a quote or to schedule an appointment.
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