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How To Get Rid of Fleas in Bed?

Fleas are some of the most common insect pests that live alongside us, and while you can get rid of them in outdoor environments, getting rid of them indoors is a whole different ball game. When you tuck yourself into bed, you’re essentially putting your cozy little bed in the middle of a flea zoo.

Fleas are a fact of life if you live in the country or have pets. Their bites can be itchy and uncomfortable, and the annoying flea droppings can be hard to wash out of your bed sheets. Luckily, a simple way to get rid of fleas in bed is to throw your bedding into the dryer on high heat for a few minutes. The heat will kill the fleas and the eggs, and then you can wash them as normal. The heat can also kill fleas in furniture, carpets, and clothing, though you must repeat the cycle.

Is there anything more irritating than finding fleas or ticks in bed? Not only can they wake you up in the middle of the night from scratch, but they can also spread diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. To fight this nasty problem, use these tips to get rid of fleas and ticks in bed.

Common FAQ’s About Fleas

1.How to get rid of fleas in bed?

2.Early stage fleas in bed signs?

3.Fleas in bed pictures?

4.Dog has fleas and sleeps in my bed?

5.How to tell if you have fleas in your bed?

How Do Fleas and Eggs Look?

Fleas are small, brown parasitic insects that feed on the blood of animals. They cause discomfort and sometimes severe itching. Fleas live in grass and in other types of moist, warm areas. Flea eggs look like tiny black dots on the animal fur. Eggs are laid in clusters on or near the animal’s skin. Flea eggs hatch after 14 days and begin to develop into fleas.

Tips for Getting Rid of the Fleas in the Bed

Flea bites are itchy and unnerving. You cannot avoid it in the summers. Luckily, there are a number of effective ways of getting rid of fleas.

Thoroughly vacuum the bed. This is one of the most important tips for getting rid of fleas. Vacuuming, washing all beddings, and laundering all clothes to avoid any leftover fleas. 

Vacuum or sweep the floor. The best way to get rid of fleas is to remove the source of fleas by vacuuming and sweeping the floor. Fleas are insects that like to feed on the blood of mammals, including humans, cats, and dogs. They live outside in warm climates, such as on lawns, brush, or tall grass. When the weather warms up, fleas are very active, jumping from pets to people.

Wash sheets and blankets in hot water. Fleas, ticks, and bedbugs all have one thing in common: you. Yes, they can latch on to your pets, but they can also attach to you when you’re resting—especially if it’s warm and humid where you live. The best way to prevent a tick or flea invasion of your home? Wash your sheets and blankets in hot water at least once a week. The high heat kills the pests.

Use flea shampoo for your pets. If your pets are bothered by fleas, the first thing you need to do is use flea shampoo. Flea shampoo will get rid of any fleas on your pet or in your home. It also kills the eggs, larvae, pupae, and adult fleas on your pet. Flea shampoo is available in pet stores and grocery stores. If your pet is having problems, you may need to use more than one treatment. The shampoo comes at different prices, so find one you can afford.

Flea comb pets often. If your pet is outside, fleas are always a danger, but there are ways to minimize the chances of having a flea infestation. You can prevent fleas by combing your pet regularly with a gentle flea comb.

You can use spray flea control spray. But you can use spray flea control spray to avoid fleas, and there are several things you can do to keep your home flea-free. Keep in mind that even if you think your pet is flea-free, this doesn’t mean they aren’t still in your home. You need to check your home regularly and treat it as soon as possible if you see a flea.

Spray baseboards with a flea spray. Fleas and ticks can be more than just annoying; they can leave your home and family exposed to serious diseases. It’s a good idea to take preventative measures to protect your family from fleas and other pests, such as spraying baseboards with a flea spray. Make sure to follow all directions on the store label, but in general, spray your baseboards thoroughly. It’s a good idea to spray the baseboards in high-traffic areas, such as your living room and bedroom, as well as in other frequently.

Signs Fleas in Bed

Fleas are annoying. They’re small, arthropod pests that can jump and infest most animals, as well as humans. Fleas aren’t just a nuisance, though—they can cause serious health problems, such as flea allergy dermatitis and anemia. Because fleas are so small, they’re nearly impossible to see without a magnifying glass, but here are some common signs they’re infesting your bed.

Bites – Flea bites tend to cause itchy, red bumps that can last several days. Get your dog checked for fleas and ticks often since these parasites can spread easily, causing severe allergies in pets and humans.

Blood stain in your bed – If you’ve recently noticed blood in your bed, this could be a sign that fleas have taken up residence in your sleeping space.

Synergy Pest has a few different options for pest control plans to fit your needs. The Essential Plan is the most basic and covers general pests like spiders, ants, flies, and roaches. The Priority Plan also covers general pests, but it also covers fleas and ticks, plus scorpions, mosquitoes, and more.

Synergy Pest is a hybrid service that combines online and field experts to relay information, address a customer problem, and take immediate action. It uses state-of-the-art tools, delivers prompt and effective service, and prides itself on providing accessible and expert advice.

In Conclusion

Like humans, fleas like to be close to a host when feeding. Therefore, you need to inspect and vacuum all areas your pets may sleep, where fleas may hide during the day, and where fleas may hide after your pets leave the bed. Use a fine-toothed flea comb to comb the area for fleas. Also, be sure your pet doesn’t bring home fleas from visiting parks, campgrounds, kennel facilities, or other public places since fleas may hide there, too.

Synergy² Pest Control Jackson MS

If you’re looking for the right team to handle the issue for you, Synergy² is here to help. We provide trusted services throughout the area, so contact us for the best pest control services around.

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Barry Pitts, Synergy² Owner

Barry Pitts, Synergy² Owner

Pharmacist and Synergy² Pest owner, Barry Pitts, is a long-time Madison, MS resident with a passion for applying advanced scientific pest principles to pest control services in the Jackson metro area.  Combining exceptional customer service with cutting-edge pest control technology allows Synergy² to provide residents of the Jackson metro area with the highest levels of pest control available today.

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