Flea Infestation

To know about how best to win a war, it helps to have insider information about the enemy. Similarly, to handle a flea infestation, knowing about their life cycle is important. Fleas are tiny, only 1/8th of an inch, horizontally flat, very dark red in color and wingless. They have very strong and sharp, piercing mouths that come in handy for sucking in their favorite meal, blood. Most start life as microscopic eggs that turn into tiny larvae. These will later become pupae, snug inside tiny cocoons. In our life, these cocoons snuggle into our carpets, upholstery and other comfortable places. These cocoons with their smart pupae wait for something warm-blooded to come along, so they can start