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Sacramento County Flea and Tick Control

They are the tiniest of pests, almost unseen by the human eye. Yet, they can cause such chaos for people and pets. Let our flea and tick control professionals work to clean out your infestation. 

The Benefits of Green-Friendly Treatment Methods

We pride ourselves on the use of environmentally sustainable flea and tick control methods. In fact, our desire to be green-friendly in dealing with infestations of all pests was a driving force behind our founding back in 2014. 

The benefits of our treatment methods include these: 

  • Eco-friendly treatments prioritize the well-being of both people and pets by employing natural, non-toxic ingredients and minimizing exposure to potentially harmful substances.
  • Green-friendly approaches mitigate the presence of chemical residues in residential spaces, contributing to improved indoor air quality and environmental health.
  • Green-friendly methods support the preservation of local ecosystems and wildlife populations.
  • Integrated pest control strategies promote long-term solutions, addressing infestations while maintaining ecological balance.

Call Pro Active Pest Control at (888) 335-4008. Ask about same-day scheduling and emergency service.

Fleas and Ticks: Similar, but Different

Fleas and ticks are both ectoparasites that feed on the blood of animals, including pets and humans, yet they exhibit distinct differences in their behavior, life cycle, and potential health risks.

Fleas and ticks are similar in that they both can transmit diseases to their hosts. Infestations of either parasite can cause discomfort, skin irritation, and allergic reactions in their hosts.

Yet these pests have notable differences that your flea and tick control technician must take into account when developing a treatment plan. 

For example: 

  • Fleas are wingless insects with powerful hind legs for jumping, allowing them to move rapidly between hosts. By contrast, ticks are arachnids with eight legs and a slow, deliberate movement.
  • Fleas have a relatively short life cycle, progressing from egg to adult flea, typically within a matter of weeks. A tick’s life cycle can span months and even years, depending on the species.
  • While fleas primarily infest indoor environments and rely on host animals for both blood meals and reproduction, ticks are commonly encountered in outdoor habitats.

The Risks of Flea and Tick Infestations

Fleas and ticks are an annoyance, but they are also much more than that. There are serious risks that come with these infestations. 

Foremost among these risks is the following: 

Health Risks

The presence of fleas and ticks within a residential property could introduce significant health hazards for occupants—including your pets. 

  • Both parasites are capable of transmitting a variety of diseases and infections through their bites, 
  • Ticks are notorious for transmitting pathogens such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and anaplasmosis. 
  • Fleas can transmit conditions like cat scratch fever, murine typhus, and bubonic plague. 

All of these diseases can lead to severe health complications if left untreated, underscoring the urgency of preventing flea and tick infestations in residential settings. 

Additionally, the allergic reactions and skin irritations caused by flea and tick bites can contribute to discomfort and reduced quality of life for residents, particularly children, the elderly, and people with existing health conditions. What’s more, infestations of these parasites can lead to heightened anxiety and stress among occupants, impacting their mental and emotional well-being.

Pet Health and Welfare

Pets are especially vulnerable to the risks posed by fleas and ticks, as infestations can lead to dermatological issues, anemia, and the transmission of serious illnesses. Moreover, the constant discomfort and itching resulting from flea and tick bites can significantly diminish the quality of life for companion animals. 

Property Damage and Hygiene Concerns

In addition to the health implications, fleas, and ticks can also impact the physical environment and hygiene standards of your home. 

Fleas can multiply rapidly and infest various areas of the home, including carpets, upholstery, and bedding. Their presence can compromise indoor air quality and create unsanitary conditions, necessitating thorough cleaning and potentially costly remediation efforts.

Ticks can establish populations in secluded areas, such as crawl spaces and yard perimeters. Their presence could deter your ability to enjoy outdoor spaces and negatively impact your quality of life. 

Get Pro Active With Your Flea and Tick Control 

The team here at Pro Active Pest Control prides itself on prompt responses, meticulous work, and responsible follow-up. You can rely on us to work hard to clean out your infestation, and then provide you with constructive tips and measures aimed at stopping future ones. 

Our bilingual staff works with both English and Spanish-speaking homeowners. Call (888) 335-4008 or use our online contact form to request a free estimate.


Discover What Others Are Saying About Our Services

At Pro Active Pest Control, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

    "We will never use anyone else!"
    Tom always checks to make sure we aren’t having any issues and even came back a few times to take care of an issue we had with wasps this summer. We haven’t seen one since! Recommend them to everyone!
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    "I love Proactive Pest control."
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    I’ve had Tom from Pro Active Pest Control doing our monthly pest service. Tom is very professional, calls ahead to let me know he is on his way so I can put our dogs up and always does a thorough job at our house, guest house and barn.
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