Fleas belong to the order Siphonaptera and they commonly live on their hosts by consuming their blood. Adult fleas can be up to 3mm in length. The can feed on Cats, Dogs, Ferrets and obviously on Human beings as and when the need arises. The do not have wings but have hind legs that are extremely well adapted for jumping. As long as they jump to your pets they start sucking blood within 5 minutes which can last upto2.5 hours as well.
Fleas are tiny creatures and are often hidden from the naked eye because of which they become hard to eradicate. They go through a four-stage life cycle Egg, Larva, Pupa and Adult. From Pupa to adult fleas the process is 21 days under ideal conditions, but it slows sown in cooler weather however process speeds up in warmer climates.
Flea infestations in SE QLD especially in Gold Coast and Brisbane area can grow out of control fairly quickly. They can be quite troublesome especially for the pet owners who live in Gold coast and Brisbane areas. Not only that flea’s larvae buries deep into the Carpets, bedding and other fabrics which acts as a breeding ground for fleas.
Fleas are hard to eradicate because the infested area along with the entire house are required to be treated as the pets go from one room to another in the home along with the common living area. The problem becomes quite widespread if it is not treated correctly and professionally at the first place. The important part of a Flea treatment in Gold Coast and Brisbane area is disrupting their life cycle. Flea bites can leave some allergies to the pets as well which stay for a long time even after the fleas have gone. The eggs and Pupae could be lying in Carpets, Beds, Bedding so it is very important to vacuum the entire carpeted area, Hot water wash of the linen. Get an expert to fix the issue as they will use a Growth regulator in their treatment as it is very much required for stopping the eggs from hatching again.
We at The Pest & Termite Co use Licensed only chemicals along with growth regulators for Flea treatments in Gold Coast & Brisbane area. Our Technician will thoroughly inspect your property on the day of the treatment and develop a plan of action depending on the severity of the issue.
FLEA ERADICATION STEPS FOR GOLD COAST & BRISBANE HOMES
We at The Pest & Termite Co use Licensed only chemicals along with growth regulators for Flea treatments in Gold Coast & Brisbane area. Our Technician will thoroughly inspect your property on the day of the treatment and develop a plan of action depending on the severity of the issue