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Pest Control Guide - Fleas in Indiana, Kentucky, & Illinois

There are a variety of other pests that can enter your home and be a nuisance and health threat to your family. The following insects are not common invaders, but are still considered nuisances and health threats when found in the home:

FleasFLEAS

Description

  • There are numerous species of fleas but most are about 1/8" in length.
  • Most common species are of flea the cat flea and the dog flea.
  • Female fleas must have a blood host before they are able to lay eggs.
  • Fleas are reddish in appearance and very flat. This is so they can maneuver through animal hairs. They are outstanding jumpers and jump from animal to people very easily.
  • Fleas transmit numerous diseases and were the transmitters of Bubonic Plague that wiped out 1/3 of the Earths Population in the 1500's.

Control

  • There are several species of fleas but treatments is generally the same.
  • Identifying where the fleas are coming from is critical as it could be a wild animal or rodent that is finding its way into the home.
  • For flea control all animals must be removed from home. All aquariums must be turned off and covered.
  • Vacuuming should be done prior to the treatment. The bag should be emptied and discarded.
  • All possible items should be removed from closets and floors.
  • A residual insecticide and insect growth regulator will be applied to all carpeted areas and upholstery.
  • A ULV treatment can also be performed to provide quicker control of adult fleas.
  • After the treatment increased vacuuming will help cause fleas to emerge from the pupae state.

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Serving IN, IL & KY including the Greater Evansville area
Cities in Clay County, IL
Clay City
Flora
Ingraham
Louisville
Sailor Springs
Xenia

Cities in Edwards County, IL
Albion
Bone Gap
Browns
Ellery
West Salem

Cities in Gallatin County, IL
Equality
Junction
New Haven
Omaha
Ridgway
Shawneetown

Cities in Hamilton County, IL
Broughton
Dahlgren
Dale
Macedonia
Mc Leansboro

Cities in Hardin County, IL
Cave In Rock
Elizabethtown
Karbers Ridge
Rosiclare

Cities in Lawrence County, IL
Bridgeport
Lawrenceville
Saint Francisville
Sumner

Cities in Pope County, IL
Eddyville
Golconda
Herod

Cities in Richland County, IL
Calhoun
Claremont
Dundas
Noble
Olney
Parkersburg

Cities in Saline County, IL
Carrier Mills
Eldorado
Galatia
Harrisburg
Muddy
Raleigh
Stonefort

Cities in Wabash County, IL
Allendale
Bellmont
Keensburg
Lancaster
Mount Carmel

Cities in Wayne County, IL
Barnhill
Cisne
Fairfield
Geff
Golden Gate
Johnsonville
Keenes
Mount Erie
Rinard
Sims
Wayne City

Cities in White County, IL
Burnt Prairie
Carmi
Crossville
Emma
Enfield
Grayville
Maunie
Mill Shoals
Norris City
Springerton

Cities in Dubois County, IN
Holland

Cities in Gibson County, IN
Buckskin
Fort Branch
Haubstadt
Oakland City

Cities in Pike County, IN
Stendal

Cities in Posey County, IN
Cynthiana
Mount Vernon
New Harmony
Poseyville
Wadesville

Cities in Spencer County, IN
Chrisney
Dale
Evanston
Gentryville
Grandview
Lamar
Lincoln City
Richland
Rockport
Santa Claus

Cities in Vanderburgh County, IN
Evansville

Cities in Warrick County, IN
Boonville
Chandler
Elberfeld
Lynnville
Newburgh
Tennyson

Cities in Knox County, IN
Decker

Cities in Breckinridge County, KY
Cloverport
Custer
Hardinsburg
Harned
Irvington
Stephensport
Union Star
Webster

Cities in Caldwell County, KY
Fredonia

Cities in Crittenden County, KY
Marion

Cities in Daviess County, KY
Maceo
Owensboro
Philpot
Utica
Whitesville

Cities in Grayson County, KY
Falls Of Rough

Cities in Hancock County, KY
Hawesville
Lewisport

Cities in Henderson County, KY
Corydon
Henderson
Robards

Cities in Hopkins County, KY
Dawson Springs
Earlington
Hanson
Madisonville
Manitou
Nebo
Nortonville
Saint Charles
White Plains

Cities in Livingston County, KY
Burna
Hampton
Salem
Smithland
Tiline

Cities in Mclean County, KY
Calhoun
Island
Livermore
Rumsey
Sacramento

Cities in Muhlenberg County, KY
Bremen
Central City
Graham

Cities in Ohio County, KY
Centertown
Fordsville
Hartford
Reynolds Station

Cities in Union County, KY
Morganfield
Sturgis
Uniontown
Waverly

Cities in Webster County, KY
Clay
Dixon
Providence
Sebree

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