There aren't a lot of home remedies for getting rid of fleas, but vacuuming a lot and washing bedding are good ways to help get rid of fleas. Discover what measures can be taken at home to get rid of fleas with tips from a veterinarian in this free video on pest control.
Let's talk about some home remedies to get rid of fleas and how to use them. There aren't a great deal of home remedies that work for fleas, fleas are really resistant. So, some of the things that you can do at home to help out would be, number one, is vacuum, and vacuum a lot. Fleas love to get inside of carpets and dig down deep, and it's very difficult sometimes without vacuuming to get rid of an infestation. So, a simple home remedy is vacuuming. The second thing is going to be getting rid of anything that fleas can bed in, such as bedding, towels, things like that, that are folded up, or where animals like to lay. And, washing that type of bedding quite often is also another good way to get rid of fleas. A Controversial home remedy would be Brewer's Yeast on the food, especially for dogs. That seems to work in some cases, doesn't seem in others. We do not recommend using garlic which is a frequent thing that you might see on the internet, as far as home remedies for, for fleas. You know, basically, there is another thing that you could potentially use, which is Skin So Soft, which is a type of shampoo that is placed on dogs primarily, and some people think, seem to think that, that basically will prevent fleas from jumping on, or at least attaching on. But, again it's not very well proven. So, the basic things are going to be revolving around home care, you know, vacuuming, getting rid of bedding, any place that fleas are going to want to live. And, then using products on your pet which we'll talk about to try to kill those fleas off.