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Bed Bugs & Fleas

Bed Bugs & Fleas

Bedbugs are very frustrating as it’s difficult to contain due to the rapid infestation, health hazards and its ability to return if professional service is not sought. The affected areas need to be treated, as well as surrounding areas.

There are two main options to eradicate bed bugs from your property. A professional heat treatment is the most recommended method. This is the quickest way to destroy an infestation and can kill the bugs at any stage of the life cycle. This includes eggs, which will not be killed by chemicals.

Chemicals can also be effective, but you may need multiple treatments. There is also a risk the bugs will resist the treatment, or scatter throughout the property in an attempt to avoid the chemicals. Flea varieties in homes include the dog flea, cat flea, rat flea and the human flea. Fleas are tiny blood-sucking parasitic insects that attack both humans and pets. Without doubt they can make life miserable as it can cause an allergic reaction both to you and your pets, which can result in skin inflammation, skin irritation, scabs as well as hair loss or flea allergy dermatitis. Fleas are also known to cause anemia and transmit the plague and tapeworms.

Treatments that are effective at one stage of their life cycle may not be sufficient in other stages. To successfully control fleas, it is essential you understand their various life stages. That’s why it’s essential to get professional pest control service like Pest Piper to make your life easier and stress-free.

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