FLEA & TICK PEST CONTROL IN HOUSTON
Do you take camping trips, spend a lot of time outside, or take your children or pets outdoors often to enjoy the fresh air, weather, or outdoor sports? If so, it is likely you have or will encounter coming across a flea or a tick in your lifetime and the introduction to their presence is likely to cause you discomfort and gross you out, to say the least. At Preventive Pest Control our dedicated specialists are ready to fight these pests and prevent their bites continuing with our Houston flea and tick pest control treatments and services.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FLEAS?
Many people think that a flea needs a host in order to survive, but don’t let these creatures fool you as this is not always the case. Fleas can disturbingly live up to more than 100 days without a blood meal if they are not disturbed. Because female fleas lay an average of 50 eggs within 36-48 hours after a blood meal and since the egg to adult flea cycle lasts 3-4 weeks, that means getting pest control services is a time sensitive matter. These sneaky pests will lay their eggs in dark spaces, such as corners of rooms, cracks in floorboards, carpet, furniture, and inside walls while they wait for the perfect opportunity to jump on the next unsuspecting victim.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TICKS?
Ticks burrow and are usually carried into homes and yards on dogs with the brown dog tick being the most common species to infests homes. Because ticks transmit diseases like tularemia, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever (to name a few), it is important to get rid of these pests as soon as you notice a problem arise. The Lone Star tick, American dog tick, and Black-legged tick are the three main ticks that have contributed to the most cases of Lyme disease in Northeast/Midwest of the United States.
WHY GET FLEA & TICK PEST CONTROL SERVICES?
Getting the proper flea and tick pest control services for your home or business is crucial for keeping the fleas and ticks at bay. As we already covered, fleas and ticks can transmit diseases to their hosts and make homes out of our beloved pets if the proper treatment for the pests is not administered. Being proactive about treating a yard, home, or office for fleas and ticks begins when you contact our specialists at Preventive Pest Control. Our team of experts can help save you time, money, and grief from these ferocious bites in the long run.