Finding out you have fleas in your home can be a bit devastating. We recommend immediate control of the circumstance before it worsens, making it more difficult to eliminate the fleas. Give us a call at (714) 699-9484 today and our experts will gladly assist you!

Fleas are quite little and while they do not have wings, they can promptly jump from host to host. They are typically up to 2 and a half millimeters long. Their coloring is typically a glossy red brown. They have small spinal columns covering their bodies and piercing mouth-parts which are made use of to draw blood. The adult parasites will certainly injure from their host (a human or animal) while the larvae eat natural debris such as adult flea feces as it includes blood that hasn’t been digested.

Fleas do not connect eggs on a host, but this indicates they are attaching them to products in areas of your home such as the carpeting, rugs, furnishings, etc. It does not take long for the eggs to hatch, usually only a number of days.

Fleas in Santa Ana, California

Fleas do not choose humans as their option of hosts and will certainly have a tough time sustaining a decent populace if people are their only host alternative. It’s when you have pets that an infestation has more possibility of taking place and lasting till they’ve been dealt with. In addition to your pets, you may discover fleas in your yard that might have came from other animal hosts including squirrels, deer, bunnies, mice and other animals, both wild and domestic.

Flea Infestations

As pointed out previously, fleas will not connect their eggs to a host, however they can certainly lay them on a host. When this takes place, the eggs will ultimately fall from the host and onto whatever surface is below. The eggs begin hatching out within 12 days. Flea larvae feasts upon natural product up until they are older and will also avoid light. The pupal stage shows up within eighteen days and is when they appear to be cocooned. Those with pets or livestock are at higher risk for a flea infestation eventually in time. If you catch a flea concern right away you can definitely eliminate the fleas in just one or two treatments. Nevertheless, if you wait too long it can take multiple treatments. In addition, if you have animals they have to be treated as well, or safeguarded if no fleas are currently present on them.

It’s not too complicated to identify a present flea concern on your home. There a range of indications which can show present flea activity such as pets who can not seem to stop grooming themselves or scratch profusely. It’s normally very simple to identify fleas on your animal and all it takes is examining their fur or taking them to see the vet.

In addition, your animals might not be the only ones experiencing the fleas. You could likewise begin to see little bites that ended up being irritated and scratchy if the fleas start feasting on you as well. However, fleas aren’t the only bugs that can trigger red, itchy bites however your doctor or a little research might help you figure out if it’s in truth fleas that are eating you up.

Flea dirt is also an indication of flea activity. Flea dirt is the feces of fleas however it looks like dirt or even ground pepper. You’ll likely find flea dirt on your animal, but it might likewise be found on your pet’s bed linen, the rugs and carpets or other areas your animals often sleep or rest.

Managing the Fleas

As pointed out above, your pet will have to be treated should fleas be present in your home. Nevertheless, this alone won’t eliminate the trouble, but it will help your pet discover relief from the itching and pain caused by the fleas in their fur. You will likely need to treat both the inside and outside of the home if fleas are present. You’ll wish to keep an eye on your pet to guarantee the medicine (collar, drops, etc.) is working effectively and in the future examine them frequently to avoid another invasion.

Flea Treatment Preparation

In order for a professional treatment to be efficient there are steps a homeowner need to take prior to receiving treatment. Vacuum your flooring very completely. Sweep and mop all hard floors prior to their arrival. Clear your floor and walkways of debris and wash your animal’s bedding as well as your own and any fabrics in the rest of the house.

When you’ve finished these steps our professional flea pest control specialist can arrive and treat your property for fleas. Our primary focus will certainly be the areas most infested and we can advise on how to keep a future flea infestation from taking place. Call Termite Solutions for Santa Ana at (714) 699-9484 today to see how our Santa Ana flea solutions work.