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How Long Can Lice Live on a Couch?

25 June
How Long Can Lice Live on a Couch?

How Long Can Lice Live on a Couch? First of all head lice never choose to travel to an inanimate object such as a couch, carpet or linens. Because head lice need to stay on the human scalp for their entire lifecycle. Furthermore head lice need a blood meal every 2-4 hours. Therefore without access […]

Head Bugs Help a Phone Call Away! NitWits!

02 April

Head Bugs Help. The great thing about NitWits Nit Picking Service, is parents rave about the solid Peace of Mind they feel after using our Premier Lice Treatment Service. First of all why do you need Professional Lice Practitioners to treat head lice? Because head lice are now resistant to lice pesticides. In addition, most parents […]

Head Lice 101 Top 3 Lice Myths Busted By NitWits

14 October

Head Lice 101. Top 3 Lice Myths. 1. Lice Jump 2. Lice Like Clean Hair 3. You can get Lice from a Couch.  Actually none of these lice myths are true. 1. Do Lice Jump? No lice do not have hind legs and therefore cannot jump. 2. Do lice like clean hair? Actually lice don’t […]

Head Bugs or Bed Bugs. Which do you Have?

17 August
Medication Prescription Lice

Head Bugs or Bed Bugs that is the question. Many parents spend tremendous effort and time on trying to sanitize their homes. However, all of the vacuuming and laundering would only be necessary if you had Bed Bugs in your house. If your child has head lice it is a totally different story! You can […]