Getting rid of any creepy-crawling creature can be a real headache, but when you’re dealing with a flea infestation is even more of a headache.
Still wondering how those pesky fleas got into my house? Most of you will say that my dog or cat brought them inside, which makes sense after all, but I don’t even have pets! How come?
Other theories were rodents or some other kind of mammal host, but I couldn’t find any sign of rats, mice or ferrets…yeah, who knows? The most important thing is to send fleas away until they won’t chop my skin.
Pay attention! If you’ve spotted one or two fleas the chances to be more hiding in the dark are pretty high.
So, the most effective way in getting rid of fleas inside the house is to call the experts. They will use powerful chemicals which will get you rid of pests for good, but if you want to save some money for your summer holiday and get rid of fleas inside the house, you can recall to my home solutions which are pretty effective.
Take off the beddings
Remove all the beddings and run them into a hot water cycle. It’s advisable to do the take out the clothes inside the wardrobe and shake them well.
Vacuum the area
Ok, now grab the vacuum cleaner and take a deep vacuum through each corner. Don’t forget to vacuum under the mattress, carpets, every dark corner of your house where fleas can hide.
Natural flea repellent spray
Just mix 2 liters of water with 4 liters of vinegar, 500 ml of lemon juice and 250 ml of witch hazel. Stir well and pour this mixture in a spray bottle. Shake the mixture very well before each use.
So, after washing the beddings and vacuuming the area, you can use this flea spray by spraying it everywhere.
Set up some useful flea traps around the house.
Just fill a plate with water and dish soap and place it in the rooms of your house, especially under the closet bed or any other dark corner.
This soapy water acts like glue, trapping the fleas inside due to its high viscosity.
Flea repelling plants
Believe me, these are the most useful remedies you can use to get rid of flea or mosquitoes indoors. There is a rage of different plants you can use to repel fleas, so plant them in pots and place the pots in troubled areas.
- Penny royal
- Lavender – this plant will also improve your sleep