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Flea Extermination: The Cost of Getting Rid of Those Pesky Fleas

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Fleas are one of the most annoying pests that a homeowner can deal with. Not only are they a nuisance, but they can also carry diseases and make your pets uncomfortable. If you’re dealing with a flea infestation, you may be wondering how much it will cost to get rid of them. The cost of flea extermination depends on the size of the home or office as well as yard size.

Article Outline:

– Fleas are a nuisance and can carry diseases

– The cost of flea extermination depends on the size of the home or office as well as yard size

– Flea extermination can be an unexpected expense, but it is worth it to get rid of the pests

– There are a few things you can do to prevent fleas from coming into your yard or home

Fleas are not only a nuisance, but they can also carry diseases. They’re small, hard to see, and can jump long distances, making them difficult to get rid of. If you have a flea infestation, you may be wondering how much it will cost to get rid of them.

The Cost of Flea Extermination

The cost of flea extermination depends on the size of the home or office as well as yard size. Flea extermination can be expensive, but it is worth it to get rid of the pests. Waiting should not be an option, they will not go away on their own.

Flea Extermination cost can be a difficult thing to estimate. The size of the area to be treated, type of flea, and product used all play a role in the price. On average, it will cost between $100 and $500 to have a professional exterminator treat your home for fleas. For smaller areas, such residential yards, the cost is more in line with $145.00, verses acreage.

Over the years we have forgotten about fleas because of new flea medication, we may have thought they disappeared, but the facts are that we need to get back to performing regular flea prevention in the spring. Fleas are having a huge resurgence, which is caused not only from our pets but rodents and wildlife that move about in your yards, and in some cases in your attics.

There are a few things you can do to prevent fleas from coming into your yard or home:

  • Keep your yard moved and managed, tall grassy areas can be difficult to eliminate fleas
  • Spring preventative treatments are effective for preventing fleas that are introduced from wildlife
  • Keep you pets on flea medication
  • Rodent proof you home and yard

Here are a few steps that will help make your flea extermination more successful and help eliminate them from your home and yard quicker:

  • Vacuum all floor service areas prior to treatment and after treatment
  • Prior to lawn treatment mow your lawn
  • Activate sprinklers the morning of treatment
  • Be able to remove pets from yard and home
  • Pick up toys, water/food bowls from home and yard
  • Remove objects that prevent treatment
  • Pick up interior to allow floor surface treatment

Conclusion:

Flea extermination can be a surprise expense this year, but it is worth it to get rid of the pests. Waiting should not be an option, they will not go away on their own. Be proactive and take measures to prevent fleas from entering your yard or home in the first place. Call your local experts for more information on treating for fleas and also preventative options.

 

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