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Bed Bugs Essay

  • Submitted by: anonymous
  • on November 23, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 963 words

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Preparing for a Flea Control Treatment |
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  What areas should I prepare Before the technician comes to my home?All carpeting, upholstered furniture, and wooden flooring that contains gaps between the tiles or slats should be methodically vacuumed (and washed or shampooed, if possible, using products that do not contain stain repellents). Allow carpeting to dry before performing the treatment. |
| What should I do with my pets to prepare? |
| Pets should receive professional flea treatments or be treated with a high-quality flea shampoo at the same time (or as close as possible) to when the house is treated, and kept out of the house until the products used inside the house are thoroughly dried. This is to prevent fleas in the house from re-infesting the pet, and vice-versa. As with all pesticides, be sure to read, understand, and follow the label instructions, including making sure that your kind of pet (dog, cat, etc.) is listed on the label. |
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| Do I need to treat my whole house, even where my pet is not allowed? |
| It’s a good idea to treat all the carpeting and upholstery in your home at least one time. Flea eggs, the size of sand grains, are very rarely seen but easily spread by your pet. A female flea may lay as many as 40-50 eggs on your pet a day, which fall off into your pet’s environment. Your pet can deposit a large number of eggs just by being in any area of your home for a brief moment. In addition, the flea larvae that hatch out from these eggs can migrate for several feet into areas your pet may never have actually been. |
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| Should non-carpeted areas, like wood or tiled floors, be treated with a premise product? |
| Treating wood floors, tile, linoleum and other smooth floorings/surfaces should not be necessary. Carpet and upholstery are the ideal environments for fleas in the home. We do recommend that you clean, mop, and vacuum all...

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