Vancouver Flea Control & Removal

Fleas are tiny, wingless parasites that are notorious for their relentless bites and rapid reproduction. While they’re commonly known for infesting pets, they can also be a menace to humans.

Their bites can cause severe itching, allergies, and in some cases, transmit diseases.

Once fleas establish themselves in a home, they can be challenging to eliminate due to their life cycle stages, often hidden in carpets, furniture, and pet bedding.

Therefore, proper control and management of fleas are crucial for a disease-free living environment.

Fleas can be a serious problem for humans from itchy bites to disease transfer.

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Why Fleas Must Be Controlled?

Fleas must be controlled to safeguard the health and comfort of both humans and pets as they can cause severe  problems including:

Health Issues for Pets and Humans: Their bites can lead to itchiness and discomfort. In pets, especially cats and dogs, a heavy flea infestation can cause flea allergy dermatitis, leading to excessive scratching, hair loss, and skin infections.

Disease Transmission: Fleas are known vectors for diseases. For instance, they can transmit the bacteria responsible for cat scratch fever to humans and the parasites causing tapeworms to pets.

Economic Costs: Addressing a flea infestation can be expensive, especially if it involves professional extermination, repeated treatments, and potential vet bills for afflicted pets.

Stress and Discomfort: Having fleas in the home can create a sense of uncleanliness and discomfort, leading to stress for household members.

Damage to Home Items: In severe infestations, fleas can infest carpets, furniture, and other areas, which may require thorough cleaning or even replacement in extreme cases.

Call PPS to Get Rid of Your Flea Infestation

Fleas could be found under the fur of pets and can cause health problems for them.

Due to the issues caused by fleas, eliminating their infestation is important to maintain the health of humans and their pets.

Fleas are not just itchy annoyances; they can transmit diseases and cause allergic reactions. Their rapid reproduction rate means a minor problem can escalate quickly.

Remember, the key to controlling fleas is consistency. One-time treatments are often not enough, as new fleas can emerge after the initial extermination. It’s a process that requires regular monitoring and intervention.

Why Choose PPS Flea Extermination Service?

There are a couple of reasons why professional pest control is needed for flea control and removal:

Fleas Are Difficult to Control: Fleas are small and can hide in hard-to-reach places. They can also reproduce quickly, making it difficult to get rid of them on your own.

We Have the knowledge and Experience: Our team have been trained to identify and control flea infestations. They know where fleas live and breed, and they have access to the most effective pest control products and methods.

We Have the Equipment: Our professionals have the specialized equipment needed to effectively control flea infestations. This includes things like foggers, sprayers, and insect traps.

Our Services Are Safe and Effective: We are trained to use pesticides safely and effectively. Our technicians will take steps to protect you, your family, and your pets from exposure to pesticides.

We Are Licensed and Insured: Our professional pest control technicians are licensed and insured, which means that they are held to high standards of safety and accountability.

Our Flea Treatment Service Area

PPS service area includes greater Vancouver and the surrounding areas.

Frequently Asked Flea Control Questions

Fleas can pose several threats to your property, affecting both its occupants and potentially causing damage in subtle ways. Here’s how:

  • Health Concerns for Inhabitants
  • Transmission of Diseases
  • Transmission of Tapeworms
  • Damage to Items
  • Decreased Property Value
  • Attracting Other Pests
  • Contaminating Food
  • Creating a Nuisance

Fleas usually hide in dark, moist, and warm places in the house. These places include:

  • Pet Bedding
  • Upholstered Furniture
  • Carpets
  • Basements
  • Cracks and Crevices
  • Around Pet Food Bowls
  • Under Appliances

Pest control companies use a variety of methods to get rid of fleas, depending on the severity of the infestation and the location of the infestation. Some of the most common methods include:

  • Flea Bombs
  • Flea Sprays
  • Flea Traps
  • Flea Growth Regulators (IGRs)
  • Bait Stations
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)