Things That Fleas Would Not Want You To Know This Fall Season

May 19, 2013

Fleas can have a very unlikely impact on your family and pets.  Take care of your beloved family and furry pets by getting the help of Go-Forth Pest Control - the one you can trust for any pest infestations in your home.

The Facts About Fleas

  • 10 to 15 people in the United States contract the Bubonic Plague from fleas each year

  • Flea populations thrive in hot and humid climates

  • Winter does not always kill fleas. Many larvae can survive short periods

  • Fleas are more prevalent in southern states while dry western states have a lower risk of fleas 

  • Tungiasis, Tularemia, and Plague are known diseases that are passed on to humans 

  • Fleas lay 40-59 eggs per day

  • Fleas can jump around 30 thousand times in a row

  • Fleas have been on the earth for at least 165 million years

  • If fleas were human size, they could jump over the Eiffel Tower

Effective Tips For Flea Control Tips

  • Diatomaceous Earth

  • Table Salt

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Lemon Spray

  • Vacuum Your Place Daily

  • Boric Acid

  • Regularly Bathe Your Pets

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