Cost of Fumigation – Flea Infestation

How to deal with a flea infestation

During summer, you may have experienced a flea bite with nonstop itching, especially if you’re the owner of a pet. Flea infestations can become quite painful to live with, and whether you’ve had one before or not, shampoo your pet regularly with proper shampoo to prevent an infestation. As irritating as they are to live with, fleas can be just as annoying and tricky to remove from your home. If you currently are dealing with fleas, the most effective option to remove them is to talk with a expert pest controller. The cost of fumigation tends to be around $250-$350, depending on your situation.

Along with treating your pet, spray any areas of your home that may be infested and take other measures to prevent fleas. Fleas come in from outside, usually by means of your pet. Outside areas of your house need to be treated along with the inside to ensure the effectiveness of prevention. Your pet will need to stay away from areas that are prone to infestation. A flea infestation can become quite serious, causing cause health problems and becoming rather difficult to exterminate because of their breeding cycles. It is smart to invest in the cost of fumigation in order to prevent pest problems.

Pets are not always the reason for fleas. You can acquire them if you recently moved or received items from someone who did own a pet. This can happen months after you move because of their ability to stay dormant in carpet. If you have found fleas in your new property, professional help will help tremendously in exterminating fleas and ensuring the effectiveness of the solution.

Preparing for fumigation
Before the pest expert arrives at your home, vacuuming and mowing the lawn will help in the effectiveness of the treatment. Be sure that pets and children are away from the area being treated, and treat your pet as soon as possible after your home treatment. Your pets’ bedding will probably also need to be removed before the exterminator arrives, as it will be most likely covered with fleas or eggs.

Once your home has been treated, you should be able to notice the improvement after only a few days. If your situation was more serious, it could take longer to see improvements. The cost of fumigation is quite affordable when you take into consideration the risks of a infestation, including the health risks, irritation, and pain. For expert assistance in removing fleas from your home, call Bruce on 0417 251 911 or email bruce@a1pestcontrol.com.au

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