How to Use Salt to Kill Fleas

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How to Use Salt to Kill Fleas
Salt is an effective method of flea control. (Salt image by lefebvre_jonathan from

Salt has many uses, including a home remedy that will get rid of fleas. If you're tired of spending money on flea control products salt is a simple solution. How does it work? Salt kills fleas by dehydrating them; it ends the cycle of fleas, larvae, fleas and larvae.

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Things you need

  • Table salt

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  1. 1

    Vacuum your carpet thoroughly before you begin your flea control mission.

  2. 2

    Sprinkle table salt liberally over your carpet. Also, sprinkle salt wherever your dog sleeps; if you don't salt this area you'll never get rid of fleas.

  3. 3

    Leave the salt for a week.

  4. 4

    Vacuum your carpets thoroughly again and your house will be rid of fleas.

Tips and warnings

  • In areas of high humidity, do not leave the table salt in the carpet for too long, because it absorbs moisture and can dry out your carpet.

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