Fleas are one of the most stubborn of household pests. That’s in part because you can’t kill the pupa (they’re protected by the cocoon), but rather only the adult fleas. So you’ll have to be diligent for about a month to ensure that your flea killer really works to kill all the fleas. Here, learn the five things you really need to know if you want to effectively get rid of fleas.
Fleas are blood-sucking parasites that normally feed on warm-blooded animals. The most common type of flea is the Cat flea, but don’t be mistaken by the name; they are found on dogs and cats. Similar to a moth, a flea goes through a four-stage lifecycle: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. A female flea can lay several hundred eggs in her lifetime and it only takes about 2 weeks for those eggs to become pupa.
If you have pets, chances are you get fleas and want to know how to get rid of fleas. Fleas are parasites feeding on blood. They are hard to get rid of because they develop through a complete life cycle. You can spray the live fleas and they die, but that spray may not affect […]
If you need to get rid of fleas in your home, you have come to the right article. Fleas are stubborn bugs that are hard to get rid of; however, if you put into practice consistent eradication steps, you will be effective in your battle against the little insects.
So nothing is cool about having fleas and having to perform a flea treatment on your home. But since we all love our pets, fleas will come a knockin’. If you find yourself knee-deep in fleas, kidding really, but if you do have fleas popping up all over the place, the first thing to do […]
When you are dealing with a Flea problem, it is important to determine the source of infestation or the (host). Common sources of infestation in a home include: • House pets that become infested outdoors. • Pest animals (squirrels, raccoons, mice, etc) living in the home. • Feral cats or dogs that drop fleas in […]
When you are dealing with a flea problem, it is important to determine the source of infestation or the (host). Common sources of infestation in a home include: • House pets that become infested outdoors. • Pest animals (squirrels, raccoons, mice, etc) living in the home. • Feral cats or dogs that drop fleas in […]
Insect Growth Regulators are a relatively newer class of pest control agents that have less harmful effects on our environment. In this article, we will discuss ways that Insect Growth Regulators can be used to control flea infestations for the do it yourself pest controller.
See also: Flea Control Solutions Flea Biology Treating the Pet >> Treating the Home >> After the Treatment Outdoor >> Products >> Indoor Flea Control Solutions Treating the Pet First step for control is to eliminate the breeding site. According to one flea research expert, the Cat Flea adult is "a permanent ecto-parasite on pets", meaning it does not […]
Fleas are vectors of bubonic plague, carried from rodents to humans when they suck our blood. In an epidemic in Europe in the 14th Century 25,000,000 people died from the disease. That was over one-third of the entire population of that continent. This epidemic was part of a worldwide epidemic, and from 1347 to 1351 […]