Anyone who has had a flea infestation in the past perfectly understands that they are the most annoying pests to deal with. While they are small enough to get through the bug screens, they also tend to be agile enough to be associated with acrobatic. In a situation where you see a single flea in your home, you would need to take a quick action as there are chances that you will be a victim of an infestation sooner than you would expect. You may have spotted little jumpers or even have felt itching which are all telltales’ signs of availability of flea at your home. One would also need to know that they are very small and jump unimaginable heights making it hard to kill them with hands.
In a case where the environment is 80 to 90 degrees F (26 to 32 degrees Celsius) and humidity of about seventy percent humidity, one would definitely expect them to survive for a longer period which is about 18 to 21 days. Even when the weather is not favorable for fleas, eggs can stay dormant for quite a long period of time and hatch when the weather is favorable for them.
In a case where your pet is a carrier to mature fleas, then there are chances that fleas will multiply at a very high rate in your home. While the pet carries 5%, the rest 95% tend to be in your house and in your yard and hence to find avenues of treating both the pet and its environs. It is due to such facts that one would need to use the right approach to tackle fleas.
One would, as a result, need to make sure that he or she treats the pet, its living environment, as well as other places that the pet in question tend to visit. Among the places one may find fleas include on the upholstery, floors, mattresses, cracks, as well as any other places that may offer a conducive environment for hiding of fleas and their eggs, larvae, and cocoons. It would be modest for one to make sure that he or she treats the carpet as well. One would however need to be sure that he or she uses a good fleas treatment.
It is also essential to identify the most probable places the fleas may be hiding in your yard. When it comes to the yard, warm, humid and shady places tend to be the best spots for fleas. Places faced by direct sunlight tend to be less susceptible to fleas. One would also need to figure out places where the pet likes lying down. It would be modest for one to ensure that he or she avoid instances where the fleas multiply again by ensuring that he or she washes the pets bedding often. One would need to ensure that the pet is clean as hygienic as well.