Fleas have been around for millions of years, sucking the blood of animals and humans. Fleas live on pets, mammals, in carpets, in sofas as well as other household and farm goods. In a typical room, 5 percent of the fleas will be found on pets, 10 percent flea cocoons in the carpets, 35 percent flea larvae and 50 percent flea eggs again in the carpets. Female Fleas lay eggs that turn in to grub-like larvae. The larvae then develop in to pupae and settle inside a cocoon. They wait for a host to start their life and suck blood. When something warm moves pass by the pupae, they unzip the cocoon and jump on the animal or human body. All this happens in three seconds and the flea can jump as high as four feet.
So what do you do if you suspect that you have a problem or want to prevent it? First, check your mattresses for bugs or eggs. If you do have bed bugs, the bugs will be large enough to see. If you wake up in the morning, and notice a row of bug bites on your body, this is typically a sign of bed bugs as well, since these bugs are known for biting in a straight line.
Then choose the middle or reasonable price you will be happy with and the price you will be ecstatic with. The variation can be 5% to 75% above or below the appraised market value. You decide according to your location and local market. Greed = holding the property for long. Cheapness = losing potential profit. Choose wisely.
Then make clear your greatest priority, such as “This is an organic garden, so please use only the supplies in my shed. No Round-up or Miracle Grow, thank you.” But in general, your temporary help shouldn’t be asked to deal with fertilizing or Pest Control Austin TX unless you’re going to be gone a long time, or the person owes you a really big favor.
If it turns out that you have bees, finding their resting place can be more difficult than if you have wasps. Bees can turn any empty container into a home while wasps tend to be much more into making their own. You can use steam to calm down bees so that hunting for a nest might be a bit less dangerous. Remember, unless you have an allergy, bees have a lot more to lose by stinging you than you do. Bees essentially commit suicide by stinging as the barbed stinger stays firmly embedded in the arm or leg of the person receiving the sting. A quick slap and the bee is no more. A wasp, on the other hand, can sting repeatedly and fly away unharmed.
Bedbugs are small, flattened insects that, unlike fleas and ticks, do not require a blood meal to carry out their reproductive process. Instead, the bedbug’s food source is blood. People tend to associate bedbugs with filth. That is usually not the case. Bedbugs can be introduced into some of the cleanest places. They tend to “hitch-hike” in the clothing or luggage of travelers while the person is completely unaware of their presence. In this way they spread, usually from motels or hotels, into homes.
You don’t have to take on the danger of a bees nest or a giant wasps nest alone. Your local pest control expert is highly trained and can remove the threat from your home in one visit. If you do have bees, don’t kill them unless they become very aggressive. They do too much good. Call Slug-A-Bug, your Brevard County bee control and pest control expert to take care of it for you.