What is a Flea? – Fleas are small insects that prey on your pets. They are about an eighth of an inch long and are hard to see unless there is an entire infestation. Many times, how they will get into homes is take a ride on the family pet from the backyard. This in turn will potentially lead to an infestation of fleas.
How Do You Get Flea Bites?
Both, the pet inside the home, and the other human occupants, are subject-able to flea bites. Fleas are a serious nuisance and the only way to get rid of them is by calling a professional pest control company.
Fleas In Tennessee
Tennessee Fleas are very similar to bed bugs, in the sense that they are both blood sucking pests. Blood-sucking fleas also are known to leave people itchy and the skin around the bite to be irritated. These bites at times can be found all over the body and can become a serious issue.
Health Threats from Fleas
It’s important to know, for people who struggle with asthma having these kinds of bites can lead to an asthma attack. In rare instances, fleas have also been known to be carriers of serious diseases. Diseases include Murine typhus and the bubonic plaque. Even though these diseases may be rare to receive from fleas, they are still a possibility. The best way to avoid ever encountering this kind of scenario, is to get your home inspected today by U.S. Pest.
How To Avoid A Flea Infestation
The best way to avoid a flea infestation is to sign up for U.S. Pests flea prevention services. We provide a variety of convenient services that will help prevent a flea infestation from ever happening.
These basic flea protection services can be either monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly. Monthly services are more often and will lead to better results due to the continuous service.
Bimonthly and quarterly service provide the same fantastic service; however, the service isn’t as continuous. Depending on the severity of the flea activity in the home these services may be recommended to be more continuous.
Furthermore, if you or someone you know are uncertain what pests, you have found in your home or on your pet, feel free to submit a picture to uspest.com on our pest I.D. page. We can help identify what pests you may have in your home!