Fleas can make your home impossible to tolerate. They spread fast and not only cause painful, itchy bites, but they also leave permanent stains in carpeting, furniture, bedding, and clothing. Once fleas get a foothold in your home, they are tricky to remove. If you see any fleas in your home, call The Killers for guaranteed flea treatment in Beaverton.
Fleas are most commonly brought home on pets, but that’s not the only way they can be introduced. Animals such as mice and squirrels can also deposit fleas. They can be carried inside on the shoes and clothing of human hosts, just as they can on animals. While fleas may seem like a summer pest, they can live throughout the year when they find a warm living space like piles of leaves, crawl spaces. In addition to their itchy bites, these nuisances can transfer tapeworm to cats and dogs when eaten.
What are the signs of a flea infestation?
- An increase in your pet’s level of scratching
- Hair loss and red patches on your pet’s skin
- Itchy, round, red welts on the feet and legs of people in your home
- Small, brownish-red stains on piles of clothing, bedding, or furniture
- Seeing fast-hopping, small, flat insects on your pet, your legs, or on furniture
Cats will experience flea outbreaks more in their head and neck area whereas dogs will have a concentration around their hindquarters. Those are the first areas to pull a flea comb through when checking your pets for fleas.
Flea Treatment Beaverton Relies On
We offer a free pest inspection to Beaverton residents and businesses, so it is always worth having us come take a look. Our flea treatment products include a two-pronged approach. The first targets adult fleas while the other inhibits the growth cycle of flea eggs, larvae, and pupae. Our flea removal professionals are experts at identifying fleas and completing a thorough application of products to kill fleas in your Beaverton home. In cases of severe infestations, a follow-up flea treatment may need to be necessary 12 to 14 days after the initial treatment.
Flea treatment needs to be a diligent and concentrated effort. Our treatment is comprehensive and thorough, but re-infestation can happen quickly. In addition to our flea treatment, there are some measures you can take to help increase the success of the treatment. See your vet about preventative measures to keep fleas off your pets. Thoroughly wash any clothing in hampers or piled on flooring before flea treatment efforts begin. Regularly vacuum carpeting and immediately remove the vacuum bag, placing it in a well-sealed garbage bag outside.
Due to the fast breeding cycle of fleas, it is best to call as soon as you notice them on your pet or in your home.
Contact us today for the flea treatment Beaverton relies on, and for complete extermination that is guaranteed for a full year!
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