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Child with cat scratching

How to Get Rid of Fleas for Good

Living on Long Island, there’s an abundance of natural beauty to take in—beaches, parks, campsites, and hiking trails are just a few of the many outdoor attractions. Unsurprisingly, taking advantage

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Dog with fleas scratching his side with his foot

5 Signs of a Flea Problem

The most obvious sign of a flea problem is when your pets are continuously scratching themselves. Long Islanders begin to report flea infestations late August and all of September.

Cat scratching from fleas

How to Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs and Cats

Flea bites 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 suck your blood.

Dog Scratching in House

Preparing Your Home for a Flea Treatment

Your dog or cat may have brought fleas into your home.  Or fleas could have hitched a ride on your clothes or on other animal like squirrels, bats and rats.  Flea eggs can lie dormant for months until a potential meal walks by. Fleas bite our feet and ankles. You hardly notice the bites until they start to itch or you develop a rash.

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Flea Prevention and Control

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!