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How To Guard Your Home From Pesky Little Fleas

posted this on Feb 19, 2018

If you have a pet, then chances are that your house is infected with fleas. Fleas are not just tiny ugly-looking creatures, but they are very dangerous to your pet’s health as well as yours. 

You might not be aware but they can be hiding away in every nook and cranny of your house viciously planning their next attack on you or your poor, adorable cat. Hence, it is imperative for you to take away their unlawful stay in your home as quickly as possible.

Are you wondering how to do that? You can get rid of all the annoying fleas by using excellent quality flea sprays. Read down below to learn about some of the bestflea sprays for home:

Sprays to Eradicate Fleas from Your Home

  1. Sterifab

This type of product comes with a 16 oz. spray bottle which makes it convenient for you to spray Sterifab on your beds, mattresses, furniture, carpets, and sofas. You can spray 4 to 8 ounces on any inanimate object and see for yourself how quickly it kills off all kinds of pests, including bed bugs, mold, fungus, germs and bacteria. Moreover, it helps to fight off the ugly odor that is caused by the pests like bacteria.

  1. Precor 2000 Plus Flea Spray

This type of spray has the capacity to cure an area up to 2000 square feet, which is like, a lot! Also, it consists of methoprene which effectively controls the growth of fleas, ants and cockroaches for seven months.

Are you thinking exactly where you can apply the spray in your home? Well, it can be sprayed on carpets, mats, wood floors and tiles. Owing to its Precor 2000 aerosol, it has the ability to be very effective on all the hard surfaces which may include your furniture. Remember; once you have sprayed it, leave the object out for a maximum of one hour for the Precor to settle in efficiently.

  1. Cymex Natural Bed Bug Spray

This type of spray is considered to be one of the best flea sprays for home, which leaves the least amount of scent. Although it does magic by destroying mainly bed bugs, it is also best for fleas, dust mites, carpet beetles and fungus.

What helps eliminate pests is the spray’s active ingredient, which is natural borate salt disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (DOT). The borate salt causes fleas to die immediately with the help of a powerful, toxic mechanism. What Cymex does is that it leaves a certain amount of residue on the pests’ food sources and due to this when pests consume their food, they die right away.

  1. DOS Flea and Crawling

This spray is very useful in controlling fleas, cockroaches, spiders, ticks, carpet beetles, ants and other kinds of pests. It consists of Dual-Spray Action (DSA) which wonderfully eliminates all the fleas that may be hiding under various cracks.

The spray consists of active ingredients like pyrethrins, permethrin, and N-Octyl bicycloheptene dicarboximinde which can be applied in the attic and basement of your home. You can also directly spray it on the pests and see for yourself how quickly it kills the fleas.

  1. Precor Plus Fogger

The spray is mostly used for spacious indoor areas such as your garages and basements. It has the ability to reach the inner, hidden areas of walls, cracks and fibers and slickly clear away all the fleas.

With the help of the ingredients like Permithrin and Methoprene, it effectively controls the growth of fleas, ticks, ants, and cockroaches in your home. The Permithrin and fogger quickly kill adult fleas while the Precor IGR (Insect Growth Regulator) prevents the pre-adult fleas from laying eggs. In other words, it controls the birth of more infuriating fleas.

Use these sprays and you will see how effective they can be in eliminating all the fleas residing in your home-sweet-home.

Harmful Effects of Fleas

  1. Fleas Cause Allergy

Constantly itching, scratching, stings and bites can result in an allergic reaction. In case of animals, they can suffer from flea bite dermatitis. In this kind of allergy, your dogs or cats may suffer from red bumps and severe fur loss. On the other hand, humans can suffer from life-threatening allergy – Anaphylaxis. The allergy can lead to nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, and skin rash.

  1. Your Dogs and Cats may Suffer From Anemia

If you observe your pests acting weird, breathing rapidly, losing appetite, and sleeping for longer than usual; chances are that your pet is suffering from anemia, which is caused by none other than fleas.

  1. Fleas can Lead to the “Black Death”

Do you think the Black Death is a thing of the past now? It is true that the Black Death swept off millions of people In England in the 14th century, but if right precautions are not taken, then the plague can come back to haunt us all.

This type of plague is classified into many, but the one that is associated with the fleas is the Bubonic Plague which is spread by oriental rat fleas.

  1. Fleas Carry Parasites of Their own

You won’t believe it but you’ll have to - fleas have their own fleas too!

If your home is infected with fleas then remember that fleas carry tapeworms generally known as, cestodes. They have the ability to replicate themselves and harm you and your pets.

Conclusion

Now you understand why it is so important to get rid off of fleas. Use the best flea sprays for home and protect yourself and your pets from awful germs and diseases. Solutions Pest & Lawn is your home for all your flea control needs.

For more helpful advice from experts, contact us at 800-479-6583, send us an email at askapro@solutionsstores.com or live chat with us online or on Facebook.

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