Flea Control | Flea Treatment in Greenville, NC
D & D Pest Control Co. is the premier flea control | flea treatment company in the Greenville North Carolina area, which means that you’ll be flea-free in no time. Additional follow-up appointments can be scheduled to make sure that the flea infestation is eradicated.
- One flea can lay 50 – 60 eggs a day.
- Fleas are parasites and feed on blood.
- Fleas can live upto 100 days.
- One flea can bite upto 400 times a day.
- Flea can jump 8 – 12 inches.
In any flea infestation there are four stages of the flea live cycle present: The egg, larva, cocoon and the adult. While the adult is the most visible stage of the flea development, it accounts for only 1% of a flea infestation.
Adult female fleas feed then lay their eggs on a host, upto 50 eggs a day. Their eggs make up 50% of the typical flea infestation. Flea eggs fall of the host into carpet where they hatch into worm like larvae after 10 days. Larvae make up the majority of a flea population, as much as 35%. After feeding for 5 – 11 days, they begin to produce a silk like cocoon and enter the pupil stage, which makes upto 10% of the infestation. New flea adults usually emerge form the pupal stage in 8 days, and they account for only 5%.
Build a Flea Trap / Testing your home
Building a flea monitoring trap is easy, place a bowl of water beneath a plugged in night light. Fleas are attracted to the light and will jump into the bowl of water. Once in the bowl they will be unable to get out. By using this method you will be able to test and monitor if you have a flea infestation.
CALL (252)752-9141 to eradicate these pests from your home