If you have pets, you will be no stranger to fleas, and will know how annoying it can be to have to get rid of flea infestations. If you’re seeing your pet scratch more and fidgeting a lot, there’s a very good chance that they are experiencing a brush with fleas, which can cause havoc if not treated in the immediate instance, fleas will happily living carpets, mattresses and other soft furnishings around your home. With a life cycle, and reproduction rate that will cause a big problem in getting rid, it’s important to nip it in the bud as quickly as possible. We are sharing our five tips for controlling flea infestations.
Making sure you stay up to date on flea medication and monthly treatments to prevent flea infestations on your pet is imperative and the easiest way to prevent fleas from entering your home. Brushing out your pets hair outside of your home when you return from walks is another top tip for preventing fleas making an unwelcome appearance in your home.
Washing Soft Furnishings
Washing soft furnishings regularly, especially those that your pet uses regularly including their bedding, will help prevent the spread of fleas in your home. Washing at the hottest temperature possible is essential for eradicating the threat of flea infestations.
Keep Up With Your Gardening
Keeping your garden clean and tidy is another key factor to preventing flea infestations. Making sure your garden is well kept by mowing your lawn and keeping weeds at bay will reduce the chance of fleas coming into your home via you or your pets.
Frequent vacuuming will ensure that you keep on top of potential flea infestations too. Keeping your carpeted areas and areas where your pets spend their time most is key for stopping fleas from taking hold of your home.