Get rid of fleas with salt and baking soda!

Filed in Gather Health Essential by on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

Getting rid of fleas in your home and carpet can be a daunting task. No one wants to use more chemicals for flea protection. Luckily, there are home remedies for killing fleas which are very effective. This one is for an easy and safe way to use baking soda and salt to get rid of the pest in your carpet.

 

Things You’ll Need: * Baking Soda * Salt * Vacuum

Step 1 Mix equal parts of baking soda and table salt together to make your natural flea remedy

Step 2 Sprinkle over the carpets or rugs and work the mixture throughout the carpet by walking around on it. The salt will split open the eggs and the baking soda will suffocate the fleas.

Step 3 Let the flea treatment stay in the carpet for about 3 hours and vacuum. You will need to go over the area more then once to remove the baking soda, salt and fleas.

Step 4 Immediately dump the vacuum bag and take out of your home. Do not give any of the fleas a chance to escape if they were not already dead when vacuumed!

Step 5 Repeat this process once a week for three weeks to make sure any newly hatched fleas are taken care of.

Read more:

How to Get Rid of Fleas in your Carpet | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_4947755_rid-fleas-carpet.html#ixzz0uuLo24gq

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