Fleas are one of the most common pest issues in Canada and entire North America. Fleas can be the reason behind a variety of health issues, particularly in pets. They are dark brown, wingless, flat pests that feed on your pet’s blood. If you suspect that you have fleas infestation in your home, contact New West Pest immediately. We provide effective and comprehensive flea removal and control services in New Westminster, BC to both our residential and commercial clients.
Some Facts About Fleas
- Fleas life cycle includes four stages – egg, larva, pupa and adult.
- They feed on the blood of humans and animals.
- They breed at a faster pace and can lay up to 2,000 eggs in a lifetime.
- Without a blood meal, a flea can live up to 100 days.
- The fleas can jump up to 8 inches in high.
- Pets infested by fleas develop anemia, tapeworms or pruritus (severe itching).
- Pets allergic to flea saliva can suffer from itchiness and severe irritation.
- Flea comb helps in combing out the fleas.
- There are around 2,000 recognized species and subspecies of fleas.
How to get rid of Fleas
Once you have fleas in your home, it is very hard to get rid of them as they breed quickly, especially in carpets and bedding. At New West Pest, our experienced and licensed flea exterminators in New Westminster, BC are fully equipped to handle minor to major flea infestation. We will first conduct a thorough inspection of your home, upon which we will determine the right course of action for complete elimination of fleas. With our innovative, safe and eco-friendly products, we promise to provide you with a pest-free home. We will also guide you on how to ensure there’s zero future infestation. Make sure you:
- Vacuum the carpets and furnishings of your pet.
- Beat the rugs and pet bedding outdoors.
- Wash pet bedding every week at a high temperature.
- Place the pet beds on wooden floors.
- Change the bedding, rugs, etc. carefully.
New West Pest is committed to ensuring the safety of your family and pets from flea attack. With our effective yet affordable solutions, we resolve all your pest issues quickly and efficiently.