BEFORE & AFTER TREATMENT OF FLEAS & TICKS
Clean and vacuum any and all carpets, floors & rugs
All sheets, blankets, and other bedding should be washedin detergent and at the hottest water the fabrics can tolerate.
Make sure to clear all furniture away from the walls and have the floors clean.
Whenever there is a pet present in the home, be sure to have the pet treated for fleas as well by a veterinarian or a professional. It is best to have it done at the same time the home is treated.
Locate spots where your pet frequently spends time. Remember that this may include more than 1 spot.
Before the treatment is done the homeowner must pick up all loose items on the floor. If this is not done, the technician will not be able to treat your home.
Wash pet bedding.
Do not leave food or food preparation equipment on surfaces
All people & pets are to be away during and after the treatment for at least the required time frame of 4 hours.
Cover any fish tanks completely with a towel or heavy lid so as to avoid chemicals coming in contact with their environment.
Clean areas outside, around dog houses, and any areas where pets frequent.
TO AVOID FUTURE FLEA & TICK INFESTATIONS
Be sure to keep your pet(s) on long term flea control medications, best chosen by your pets’ regular veterinarian.
Thoroughly vacuum the home every day for at least 2 weeks
DO NOT shampoo the carpet! Doing so can result in removal of the residual effects the chemicals are meant to have on remaining fleas or eggs that may be hatching for the next couple weeks.
Be aware that for 2-3 weeks after treatment fleas will continue to emerge from cocoons and though you may still be bit in this time frame, the adults typically die within hours of coming in contact of the residue left behind from the treatment.