Are head lice a thing that pest control companies handle?
Head lice are often associated with school children or children in general. There is a big difference between Bed Bugs and head lice.
|Bed Bugs don’t live on the host.||Head Lice die after 24 -478 hours after falling off host.|
|Small, reddish brown insects no wings||Head Lice look like small grains of rice|
|Hide and come out to feed at night||Oval bugs attach themselves to the hair in order to feed|
|Hitch a ride on furniture||Spread through contact|
|Live anywhere, beds, cracks, etc||Live on hair not scalp|
|Professional Pest Control||Lice treatment at pharmacy|
Here are some recommendations concerning Head Lice control
- Use a product from a pharmacy recommended for head lice. Seek the advice of the Pharmacist.
- Wash hair and comb out the head lice with a lice/nit comb.
- Head lice do not transmit any diseases.
- Wash bedding in very hot water and hot cycle for drier.
If you encounter Bed Bugs then seek a Pest Management Professional at http://www.pestworld.org but Head Lice can be handled by medications and a little work of your own. By the way don’t use kerosene, gasoline or anything else you might have laying around your home – somebody can get hurt.