Fleas are tiny insects with bodies thin and flattened from side to side much as a fish is flattened. The flea is one of the most troublesome of insects and one of the most dangerous. This makes it easy for them to slip quickly about among the hairs of the animal upon which they live, for all fleas are parasitic.
Fleas have no wings, but their long, frog like hind legs make them wonderful jumpers. The head has a long, sharp sucking beak that the insect uses for puncturing skin and sucking blood.
The eggs of the female flea become scattered in places where animals sleep and in rugs and carpets. The larva, or young, are worm like and have biting mouth parts. They live in animal tissues and waste. Fleas infest rats, dogs, cats, hogs, rabbits, pigeons and poultry.
We will apply products to all flooring areas throughout your home/unit, including basements. We will be using two products for this treatment. The main product will kill the adult fleas. The secondary product is a birth control regulator for fleas.
Pets should be scheduled for a flea treatment, or dip, to coincide with our chemical application.
People and pets should not come in contact with the treated areas until the products until they are completely dry, visually and to the touch. You should plan on staying out of the house (treated areas) for a minimum of four (4) hours.
The Hard Part
On a daily basis for a two (2) week period it is absolutely necessary for you to vacuum carpeted areas, dry mop and/or sweep all other floored areas. The more vacuuming, dry mopping and sweeping that you do the more eggs that you will get out of these areas and the less chance of a re-infestation. Throw away the vacuum cleaning bag after use.
What to Expect
It is normal to see a few fleas during this two-week period. You must give the products at least two (2) weeks to become fully effective. If after this period you are still experiencing a problem please give us a call, we may have to re-treat the problem area(s).
A Family Owned & Operated Company Proudly serving all of Massachusetts Since 1980
Licensed / Insured / Certified
Certified Massachusetts Small Business
Arlington - (781) 643 - PEST
Bedford - (781) 275 - PEST
Billerica - (978) 670 - MICE
Waltham - (781) 899 - PEST
Woburn - (781) 935 - PEST
Feel free to EMAIL US HERE with any question or comments you may have.
We're here for you!
We're here for you!