We all know that fleas are the bane of our existence. They love to nestle in our homes, taking up residence on our pets, and making us miserable in the process. We've all tried to get rid of them before, but it can be tough! So many people ask if pest control can help get rid of fleas for good—and the answer is yes!
Why You Need to Get Rid of Fleas
There are a lot of reasons to get rid of fleas. First, they're just annoying. They bite, they itch and they can even cause infections. Second, they can make you sick if you scratch yourself too hard while trying to remove them from your skin. Third, there's still no cure for allergies and people with allergies who are allergic to fleas will have a hard time tolerating them in their homes or on their pets. Fourth, flea bites can cause anemia in small children because it causes blood loss—and we all know how important blood is! Fifthly (yes I counted that), flea bites cause "flea allergy dermatitis" which is basically just an itchy rash that makes life difficult if left untreated.
Some locations are more prone to flea infestations than others.
A lot of people mistakenly think that fleas are found only in the yard and on pets. But fleas can also be found indoors, in places where pets sleep or spend time.
For example, if you have a cat or dog (or even an indoor pet like a hamster), then you’re more likely to find fleas around their bedding and play areas than anywhere else in your home. And if they take naps on the couch or spend time in another room without being supervised by someone who doesn’t have pets themselves? That's another great place for those pests to make a home!
Flea infestations are also common outside: If you live near parks and playgrounds where dogs go to play fetch with their owners—or near any other area frequented by dogs—then it's possible for them to pick up some creepy crawlers along with grass seeds when visiting these spots.
Understand the biology of fleas and why they're hard to get rid of.
Fleas are a bit tricky to get rid of because they have a few things going for them. First, fleas can live in your pet's fur and then jump onto you or another family member. Even if the fur isn't an option, the flea can find other places to live—like the carpets or upholstery.
The best way to fight fleas is through prevention—this means making sure your cat or dog doesn't bring them indoors! Once they're inside, it's harder to get rid of them because they tend not to stay on just one animal (unless that animal has been treated with a pesticide).
The flea lifecycle is the reason they keep coming back.
Fleas can lay eggs in your home, which hatch into larvae, grow into adult fleas and then lay more eggs. These eggs can survive for up to a year before they’re ready to hatch into larvae—and so on it goes from there. The length of time it takes for any one of these stages to complete its lifecycle depends on environmental factors such as temperature and humidity levels as well as how much food (you!) the adult female has available before she’s ready to reproduce again.
Fleas reproduce in cycles, making it incredibly difficult to get rid of them.
Imagine a world where your house is infested with fleas. Your pets are scratching, biting and growling at you. You have tried everything to get rid of them but nothing has worked so far, but then you found this article and decided to try the natural approach. So here's the deal: if you want to keep fleas out of your home once and for all, there are several things you need to do:
-Use dusts or sprays (bombs) in areas where pets spend most of their time
-Spray/spray all pet areas as well as dog beds and cat litter boxes; make sure these items are washed on an ongoing basis so that eggs do not hatch into larvae which could then become adults later on again
Do It Yourself or Call In the Pros?
If you're a homeowner, you may be wondering whether it's better to hire a pest control company or do the job yourself.
Fleas are serious pests and are not easy to get rid of. They reproduce rapidly and can cause permanent damage if left untreated. The sooner you act, the better your chances of success will be. This is why hiring an experienced professional is often recommended for those who want to make sure their home is completely pest-free once and for all.
But what if you can't afford professional services? You'll still be able to get rid of fleas on your own—it just might take longer and require more effort on your part than using professionals would take (and possibly more money too). If time isn't really an issue and budgeting isn't either, then by all means—go ahead! But keep in mind that while DIY methods may work at first, they might fail eventually because they don’t address each stage of the flea lifecycle at once; this makes them less effective overall because there will always be some fleas left behind when treating only one stage would effectively eliminate everything else as well!
How Pest Control Can Help You Get Rid of Fleas
If you find yourself in the position of having fleas, you are probably wondering how they got there and what you can do to get them out. Cross Town Pest control can help with that!
We use pesticides and other methods to get rid of fleas—and by extension, any other pests that might be contributing to your problem.
Additionally, if there is a particular area where the flea infestation is occurring (such as in your yard), we can offer advice on how to eliminate it so it does not reoccur at another time during the year or seasonally when temperatures become more favorable for pests like fleas once again
Hopefully, you’ll feel a little better about fleas and how to get rid of them. You can do it yourself or call in the pros for help. If you do decide to do it yourself, make sure that you have all the right supplies on hand and follow our tips for making sure your whole home is flea-free.