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08 September

5 Tips for Flea Prevention

One Long Island  homeowner talks about his flea problem “I have a flea infestation in my house/yard. I have tried various foggers inside my home on 3 different occasions. I have sprayed raid and another product on my flooring. They just keep coming back with in a day. I have vacuumed daily after work to try and knock down the population.”  When fleas move inside your home,  the infestation can result in bug bites and plenty of insects!

Flea Prevention Tips 

The National Pest Management Association recommends these flea prevention tips:

  1. Cut your grass!  Tall grass gives rodents and other animals a hiding spot.
  2. Rodents have fleas. If you have a mouse or rat problem on Long Island, contact us to remedy your problem.
  3. Give your pet regular baths.
  4. Follow your veterinarian’s advice on flea treatments.
  5. Clean and vacuum your home frequently to help remove fleas.

Fleas are annoying and jump from pets to humans. Flea bites are often seen in clusters or lines. They can be very itchy and can cause allergic reactions in some people.  Just like mosquitoes, fleas can transmit disease because their mouth’s pierce your skin and sucking your blood.

Free Inspection

Suburban Exterminating offers a free inspection to determine the extent of any insect infestation. We want to be sure to treat your home in the best possible way. In fact, some homeowners confuse bed bugs and fleas.

Flea control requires confirmation that insect bites or visible insects are in fact fleas. After this, a thorough inspection of the areas to determine the extent of the infestation is conducted. Finally, a treatment regimen including product application and possible follow up visits are required.

Call today for a free inspection (516) 864-6900 or (631) 864-6900


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