How to fight fleas in the house? The main activity against fleas is vacuuming with a vacuum cleaner because you can remove not only adults but also larvae. After that remove the vacuum bag, wrap it in a plastic bag and leave in the sun. The sun strikes fleas. If you have a vacuum cleaner with a reusable bag use an insecticide before that. To get rid of fleas bathe your pet regularly. Using for this purpose shampoo with essential oils, for example peppermint, eucalyptus. Fleas are dying from aromatic, strong odors. Also you should comb out your pet with the special comb for fleas. The place where the dog or cat is resting should be washed regularly with soap water. In the middle of summer when fleas are in a period of increased development you should do that at least once a week.
Home remedies for fleas
The main activity against fleas is vacuuming with a vacuum cleaner because you can remove not only adults but also larvae. After that remove the vacuum bag, wrap it in a plastic bag and leave in the sun. The sun strikes fleas. If you have a vacuum cleaner with a reusable bag use an insecticide before that. The carpets and upholstery can be cleaned with a vacuum cleaner with steam. Use it cleaning every gaps and cracks, on the carpets and on your pet’s belly. Dead insects remove with vacuum cleaner. All medicaments against fleas can be used several times. These preparations contain a pyrethrin and are not lethal.
Getting rid of fleas
Fleas are very bothersome for your pet, gnaw it causing itches. Unfortunately, fleas are very stubborn and not easily lend themselves to any treatments that are using to get rid of them. But there is something that fleas do not like – it is vinegar. Check your pet carefully using fleas-comb. It’s a good way to get rid of some fleas, but mainly to see if the pet has them. If you are sure that the pet has fleas, bathe him with flea shampoo. Rinse the foam from the pet. Water dripping from the pet should be clean, without foam. After that wipe the pet. Mix cup of white vinegar with 4 liters of water. Pour mixture into a bottle with a sprinkler and spray the dog. Do not rinse it anymore then let it dried up. Fleas hate the smell of vinegar and that is why they are going to change the place of residence, some of them will die. When the dog has already dried up check it with flea-comb again. In this way you remove the dead fleas. Also you can sprinkle with the vinegar the shack or a place where the dog sleeps, do not making the place of nesting of fleas.