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Graeme Stephens provides the below flea control information. An expert IICRC certified – 2001 Master Restoration Technician with over 32 years of delivering kill flea control in Auckland.
This article is to help you make an informed decision for your next kill fleas elimination services—something like the professionals at Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry Flea Control Auckland service that you can trust with.
Steam ‘n’ Dry Flea Control Auckland has been servicing Auckland for over 32 years now since 1987 in South Auckland, North Shore, East & West Auckland. We have certified pest control service staff, that includes pest control applications and hazardous substance handlers in West Auckland, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast. General pest control companies will not tell you they are not capable of providing you with the most effective flea control service option because they don’t have these $50,000 truck-mounted 84°C hot steam carpet cleaners.
The experts at Steam ‘n’ Dry Flea Control Auckland services, also recommend that you get your pets flea treatment with frontline and get our home flea control treatment done immediately after the 84°C hot steam clean upholstery, mattress and carpet cleaning.
For expert home flea control, mattress, upholstery carpet cleaning in West Auckland, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast. Phone the professionals at Steam ‘n’ Dry Carpet Cleaning Auckland Services Phone 0800 110 282, or email us.
80°C Hot Steam Proven to Kill Fleas & Eggs, Allergens & Bacteria
Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry is uniquely best equipped for most effective flea control. Here’s why:
To properly and effectively break the flea cycle, you need more than just a flea control spray or bomb. The problem with a home flea infestation is that there are flea eggs usually in the hundreds that hatch after the flea spray treatment or bomb has dissipated.
Studies show the best way to break the fleas and the eggs flea infestation is using over 70-C hot steam cleaning machine. Thoroughly doing hot heat clean on the carpet mattress beds and upholstery is done by our professionals here at Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry. We use state of the art capable equipment such as the big truck-mounted carpet cleaning Auckland – a hot steam cleaner that can the more heat, pressure, and far more vacuum performance.
Therefore, the method we utilise will be killing and removing the home fleas and eggs. Then, apply the pest control products to kill the remaining fleas as part of the flea control system.
Steam ‘n’ Dry Auckland uses the most powerful truck mount hot steam carpet cleaning units in Auckland, and New Zealand. Thus, it utilises 84°C hot steam at the point of contact. As a result, Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry Flea Control Auckland service, can offer a full guarantee with a pest flea control treatment, which most pest control companies will not provide in South Auckland, North Shore, East & West Auckland.
With this, they will often need to return to redo the home flea controller treatment to try to kill the newly hatched fleas. The re-treatment is still not very useful because there may be new eggs waiting to hatch after the redo pest treatment has dissipated.
Mattress, Upholstery and Carpet Cleaning Flea Dust Mite Allergens Virus & Bacteria Sanitisation
Capable Truck mounts hot steam cleaners kill and removes viruses, bacteria, germs, dust mites, and other pathogens from mattresses, carpet, and upholstery if the steam is over 70°C hot steam – for more peace of mind,
Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry truck-mounted cleaners not only use 84°C hot steam at the interior car upholstery point of contact. But Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry Flea Control Auckland service also have FDA approved to kill COVID-19 coronaviruses, pests, bacteria and allergens elimination Auckland, in West Auckland, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast.
Kill Fleas Control FAQ
What Are Fleas?
Fleas are parasites known for their skin biting and blood-sucking abilities. Home fleas look like a black-brown pepper, about one mm long. When you see fleas, they jump away for cover. If you do see fleas, you know a dozen of their comrades are in hiding. Flea eggs are approximately 1mm and fall off pets and to the floor, usually resting in cracks between boards, along with mouldings, or in leaf litter.
Does Steam Cleaning Kill Fleas & Their Eggs?
Does hot steam kill fleas? Yes, Hot Steam Cleaning is simple, yet a very effective in fleas control services. It could terminate and remove all larvae, eggs and adult fleas in a hot steam instant. The hot steam water is what makes the flea control service process a lot simpler and safer than pesticides. Without it, some of your fleas may never end up succeeding go quite low.
Fleas can’t survive high temperatures and that’s what is generated out of our 84°C hot steam cleaners. Therefore, ensure that you get a good quality 84°C hot steam cleaner, capable of getting over 70-celsius hot steam. Also, keep in mind the carpet, upholstery furniture, mattresses and pet bed surface or hard flooring you will be working on and then decide upon your purchase.
Has the cat and dog flea developed resistance to flea control products?
Yes. The cat and dog flea is resistant to more products than any other type of flea, but rotating products help decrease resistance in West Auckland, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast areas.
Do you also use flea control pesticide chemical treatments?
We recommend mister sprayers as better than fogger units because you can direct the mist spray under beds, upholstery furniture or other places that the foggers units may be unable to get access. The flea pest control Auckland mist treatments will kill the larvae and the adult flea, but the eggs will still hatch. However, the home fleas will usually mature into adults. An IGA utilisation has some potential health hazards in humans, so Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry Flea Control Auckland service do not use IGAs.
What can make flea control very hard, is because the pupa can be dormant for many months while waiting for activation from any vibration or heat? Depending on the severity of the infestation, it could take more than one treatment for total eradication.
How quickly can fleas lay eggs?
The female lays eggs 30 hours after her first blood deed. Fleas lay up to 44 eggs a day, which is equal to their body weight. The fleas can lay this many eggs because they suck up 11 times their body weight of blood daily. This blood lust will continue for four months. It’s essential to get expert home flea control fast.
How long will it take for one flea to develop into a million fleas?
Six weeks. In three weeks, one flea can go through its entire life cycle and can lay 995 eggs. In another three weeks, those eggs can hatch and lay 995 eggs each, so within six weeks, therefore, you can have a million born fleas.
Why do fleas prefer pets to people?
Because fleas prefer dark fur areas, fleas gravitate to haired areas on your cat or dog pet’s skin. Dog or cat pets have more hair than people (more dark hiding places). Because fleas prefer darkness, they scatter from sight if we part the hair to look for them. They can be challenging to find and flea control in Auckland.
What are the Hot Steam Cleaner Advantages?
- Works both as a standard house cleaner and also as a flea eradication machine.
- 84°C hot steam Cleaning is proven environment-friendly. It doesn’t have any kind of harmful chemicals or pesticides that may adversely affect your furniture, pets or kids. Learn to use steam cleaner properly, and you will be good to go!
- Our hot Steam cleaner reaches in spots unseen and away from the human eyes, often not easily accessible.
- From adult fleas to flea eggs and larva, everything removed from your home.
- Frequently using a 70°C + hot steam cleaner will ensure that you can get not only rid control flea infestation but also prevent future ones from creating up.
Do adult fleas jump on and off animals?
No. Once an adult flea has found a cat or dog pet to feed on, it remains on the pet to feed, mate, and lay eggs. The eggs fall off the pet and the larvae and pupa mature off the dog or cat pet in the carpet and grass in West Auckland, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast, call.
How does a dry vacuum cleaner compare with a hot steam cleaner to kill/remove fleas?
Vacuum cleaning is the easiest ways to keep your house surrounding clean. Even killing and emoving flea infestation problems eradicated, but solving the issue once and for all, won’t be precisely possible with vacuuming alone. It would have trouble in reaching awkward spaces in your carpets, upholstery and mattresses in the home. The best way is to use the combo of both vacuuming and hot steam cleaner in killing and removing flea control services. Ensure that you vacuum every nook and corner of your home, wherever you suspect a home fleas infection cycle could reach and start multiplying.
Yes, it helps slow them down at least. Use a powerful vacuum on any floors, upholstery, and mattresses. Upright vacuum cleaners with a powerhead are best. If you can, use a vacuum with a bag, you can dispose of without coming into contact with its contents.
What does flea dirt mean?
The female consumes 11 time her body weight in blood, which passes through their digestive system and defecates onto the skin. These feces are called flea dirt. The female fleas lay their weight in eggs daily and can lie for over 95 days.
How do fleas suck blood?
Fleas drink blood using two mouthparts. One part squirts saliva, and partially digested blood into the victim, and then anther sucks blood from the victim. Thus, it is how fleas transmit pathogens, like tapeworms, to your cats and dog pets in West Auckland, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast.
I need flea control Auckland services and have dirty carpets?
Employ a hot steam cleaner for carpets, mattress and upholstery, including pet beds. The combination of high heat steam and soap kills fleas control in all stages of life. Look for any hot spots where your pet usually lies down. To effectively break the home flea, larvae, and egg cycle, more than just a kill flea control treatment is required. With flea infestation, the flea eggs hatch as a cycle, that hatch after the flea spray treatment. Therefore the hot 84°C celsius steam cleaning kills and removes home fleas and their eggs. Steam ‘n’ Dry Auckland can provide this with their powerful truck-mounted carpet cleaners than generate more heat, more steam PSI, and far more vacuum suction serving West Auckland, North Shore, East & South Auckland. The same hot steam also kills and removes allergens, bacteria pests, viruses and dust-mite control Auckland
I get home flea bites at night?
Wash all bedding, including your cat and dog pet’s, in hot water. Dry it at the highest heat setting possible. If the fleas infestation is severe, consider getting rid of old bedding and starting with new.
Do fleas like some areas of my cat or dog pet more than others?
Yes, fleas prefer the rump and the head where your cat or dog pet cannot reach to remove them. Fleas also find the belly a choice area to invade. On some dogs or cats, you’ll find flea infestations along the spine between the shoulder blades.
Should I do a pet flea control treatment at the same time?
Groom pet with flea combs Groom dogs or cat pet with a flea control comb daily. Pick off any visible house fleas from the comb and dump
into soapy water. Also, bathe your pet frequently in West Auckland, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast.
Give pet dogs or cats vitamin B1, shown to reduce home flea bite frequency. A dose of brewer’s yeast is also useful. You could go to the veterinarian for a B-complex vitamin supplement treatment.
How quickly do flea eggs hatch?
If the temperature is 25°C and there is 70% humidity, half of all house flea eggs hatch within three days. If it is only 14°C, half of all flea eggs will hatch within five days.
How do fleas survive the freezing winters?
Fleas, eggs, larvae or pupae die if the temperature falls to 10°C for nine days. Still, home fleas can survive in colder areas South of Auckland where it’s much colder than 10°C. Why? These fleas survive on stray domestic animals and wild animals—opossums and in:
- Hay Barns
- Heated garages
- Pet bedding
- Heavy Carpets
Thus, written by Graeme Stephens 2001 IICRC Certified Master Restoration Technician with over 33 years of flea control in Auckland experience.
Last Updated: 18th June 2020