Fleas are wingless insects that suck blood from birds and mammals. They are common in homes with pets. However, even if your home does not have any pets, it could still develop a flea infestation. It is estimated that only five percent of the fleas inside of a home are found on pets. The female flea often lays her eggs in carpet, which is why nearly 50 percent of flea eggs are found inside of the carpet. Ten percent of the flea cocoons are found in the carpet. Additionally, 35 percent of the flea larvae are found in the carpet.
If you have a flea problem in your home, then you will need to get it resolved as soon as possible. A flea can transmit diseases and cause a variety of health issues. It is also important to remember that dogs and cats are not the only ones whose health is threatened by a flea infestation.
Tapeworms are just one of the many problems that a flea can give to humans and pets. Bubonic plague is another common concern for places that have a flea infestation. A flea can infect a pet. The pet can then transmit it to a human. Bubonic plague is very serious. Both humans and pets can die within a few disease if the condition is not treated.
The good news is that you do not have to let a flea infestation ruin your life. If you have a flea infestation problem, then you will need to contact a professional. Green Guard Pest Control can treat a flea problem. We understand how frustrating a pest problem can be. That is why we will try to remedy the problem as quickly as we can. Our company is committed to making sure that clients are happy with the service.