There are many different species of bloodsucking fleas, lice, ticks and mites.
Lice live on us and in our clothing, while fleas are mostly found on our fur family like dogs and cats.
Bedbugs can be found in beds or furniture and feed on mammalian blood to their nutrients. Some mites live on our skin, e.g. Sarcoptes scabiei which cause scabies in the ectoderm (most outer layer of our skin).
Where are fleas, lice, ticks and mites commonly found?
Fleas, lice, ticks and mites are commonly found in:
In and around fabric upholstery
What are the signs of an infestation?
Signs of an infestation include:
Severe irritation of skin and discomfort
Sensation of crawling insects on skin
How can I prevent fleas, lice, ticks and mites?
You can help prevent fleas, lice, ticks and mites by:
Removing wild birds
Cleaning gutters regularly
Remove rodents from your property
Regular Pest Control
Keeping animals clean
Keeping your property clean
By exposing your blankets, pillows, and cushions in the sun for 3-4 hours every 3-4 months will decrease chances of infestation.
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