For such a tiny creature, a flea can cause huge problems for a homeowner or pet owner. These hopping insects reproduce quickly and prolifically. At the very least, fleas are unsightly, which keeps Brooklyn exterminating businesses like DQ Pest Control extremely busy in the summer months.
Flea infestations are irritating to dogs and cats, and if left untreated, can spread to a pet's bedding, carpeting and throughout a home. The flea's bite causes itching and irritation, and sometimes severe rashes in sensitive animals and people. Because they feed on an animal's blood, large numbers of fleas can cause anemia, lethargy, weight loss and weakness. At their worst, fleas can be deadly. They can pass along dangerous infections and diseases, and cause hazardous secondary infections. For this reason, it is important to enlist the help of a professional such as DQ's Manhattan, Staten Island and Brooklyn pest control to eradicate these pests. In order to rid a home and its occupants of fleas completely, the pests must be addressed in a number of hiding spots:
Kill fleas on pets.
Eliminate them from pet bedding and people bedding.
Thoroughly eradicate fleas from carpeting, curtains, laundry and furniture.
Get fleas under control around the outside of the home as well.
Take preventive measures in all these areas before summer kicks in.
It is easy to see now how the scope of a flea infestation can easily go well beyond what the average homeowner feels equipped to handle. Without the proper knowledge and equipment, such as that used by a Brooklyn pest control professional, an infestation can quickly rebound. Multiple treatments can also get expensive and expose your family and pets to unnecessary risks.
If you live in the New York or Long Island metro areas, Nassau or Suffolk counties, or in or around Staten Island, Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx or Brooklyn, exterminating pros from DQ Pest Control can be on the scene in no time.