Flea Frequently Asked Questions

What is the lifespan of a flea?

Fleas live to be about 100 days old.

Is it true that fleas can jump?

Yes, fleas can jump up to 8" high.

Where do fleas live?

Fleas are parasites that feed on blood of warm blooded mammals. The typically infest household pets like cats and dogs & also wild animals such as raccoons and skunks.

Do fleas carry diseases?

Yes, fleas can carry diseases such as the bubonic plague and typhus.

What are the best ways to prevent fleas?

Our pest control expert recommends that you take the below steps to prevent fleas in your home:

  1. If you have pets then use spot on flea and tick treatments on them.
  2. Keep your home clean.
  3. Get your yard treated

Do fleas bite?

Yes, fleas can bite. Fleas are prone to feed on animals and household pets. However, they are known to bite humans as well. Flea bites will show up on your skin as red bumps and will be itchy.