It’s likely that you’ve heard of fleas before, but what do they look like? Fleas are tiny little insects. They’re not too big – around 1/8 inch in size. But don’t let their small stature fool you! Flea bites can itch and burn for weeks on end. And if you have a pet at home, they could bring these parasites into your house with them from places outside or other animals.
Do you know these facts about fleas?
Flea eggs can remain alive for up to two years, waiting until it’s time to hatch. This means that if a family member or pet visited an infested area before coming home and went into your house, their new friends may still be with them!
The other big fact is that fleas are very good at jumping – they can jump as far as 13 inches long. So watch out if there’s anything nearby they might want: like on the ground or hanging from something like curtains. How do I get rid of those pesky little bugs once and for all? You’ll need some supplies first! Grab a comb (or brush), hair spray, lint roller if you have