Truths about Fleas and Mites
Fleas and Mites Facts
- Fleas transport themselves via rodents and other mammals and usually remain on their hosts at all times. The most common species is the cat flea, which often feasts on cats, dogs and humans.
- Fleas can take in blood that weighs 15 times their own weight.
- When a flea bites, it injects saliva into your pet’s skin triggering an allergic reaction, such as intense itching, hair loss, scabs, and red irritated skin.
- Mites are very small and look like specs of dust. When they bite, they leave a red bump on the skin.
Signs of infestation
Fever, aches and pains from tick-borne illness
Itchy red bumps
Intense itching and inflammation in humans
Intense itching and hair loss in pets
- Carry out periodic spring cleaning and dispose all unwanted items to reduce clutter and minimize the pest harbourage.
- Soaking fabrics in hot water above 60 degrees will kill the bugs.
- Clean and vacuum frequently.
- Keep your premise clean of garbage and pet droppings.
- If you think you have ticks in your home and property, call a pest management professional!
Methods of Treatment
Inspection + Flush Out
Our Fleas & Mites Specialist team will examine your entire home including sofa, bed frames, crevices etc. to check for any possible source of infestation. They are highly trained in technical skills rising above their peers to be our Fleas & Mites specialist team and also achieving NEA’s highest qualification for pest control technicians.
Our chemicals are handpicked over multiple trails to select only the premium range of NEA approve chemicals which is safe, odorless and does not stain any furniture or walls. And the bottom line effective in carrying out the treatment. As Fleas & Mites can be hiding anywhere in the premise, residual chemicals and space dispersion techniques are used to minimize any human error. Once dried they stay effective for a period of 2 weeks before breaking down naturally, keeping your family safe and free from Fleas & Mites.
What Should You Do?
Seeking professional advice important to ensure effective control over any fleas/ticks/mites problem. While a visit to the vet can remove the pest from your pet, additional pest management measures in their home is necessary to ensure complete elimination. Our NEA certified consultants are trained in the latest and most effective techniques for identification, management and prevention of fleas, mites and ticks.
Having troubles with pests?
How we can help
- Identification of the pest and its potential hiding spots
- Selection of the best type of treatment for your specific situation
- Professional application of the treatment to ensure the best chance of success
- Liaise with pet shops to ensure all grounds are covered
- Advise on long-term prevention measures