Fleas are a common problem in every household. And getting rid of them becomes quite expensive if you need to call professional help. However, you can save big bucks by keeping the flea infestation control under check. Apart from using regular insecticides, you can use normal kitchen ingredients for flea infestation control.
Kitchen ingredients are cheap, easily available and are safe for both pets and pet owners. Kitchen ingredients can save you big bucks and prevent for doing separate shopping for flea control.
Here are a Few Essential Kitchen Ingredients You Can Use to Get Rid of Fleas from Your Home.
Apple Cider Vinegar: –Apple cider vinegar acts as an effective repellent to fleas. When applied to your pet, apple cider vinegar balances the pH of the pet’s body by creating an acidic environment outside the body and alkaline environment inside the body.
Mix half apple cider vinegar and half water and store it in a spray bottle. Spray on your dog regularly especially at body parts including underbelly, tail and neck. You can also add a small amount of apple cider vinegar in dog’s food to prevent internal Flea Control Services.
Lime Juice: –Lime juice is easily available in all households. It acts as an efficient flea repellent. Just spray it all over the place and your home will smell like a lime orchard. No chemicals and no bad
odors. It is advisable to not use concentrated citrus juice as it can affect the health of your pet animal.
Salt: –Vacuuming is one of the most efficient ways to fight fleas. But sometimes, even vacuuming becomes ineffective due to a massive flea infestation. In such cases, you can sprinkle the salt all over the floor, spread it thoroughly in all corners of the room and seal the room for 2-3 days. Vacuum the room later to achieve better pest infestation control.
Baking Soda: –Many people also use baking soda as a capable flea control method. Baking soda acts as a flea repellent. You can spread it on the floor, mattress and other flea-infested surfaces and let it sit for some time.
Afterward, vacuum the place thoroughly.
Dishwashing Soap: –Dishwashing soap acts as an excellent kitchen ingredient fit to kill and repel fleas. If you are out of your pet’s flea shampoo, then use dishwashing soap to bathe your pet. It is as effective as flea removing chemicals. You can also use dishwashing soap in the flea trap. Just fill the bowl with water, add some dishwashing soap and place at flee-prone places or the room in which you sleep for a sound sleep. You can also use this soap to wash your pet’s belongings including mattress, toys, utensils and bedsheet among others. A cost-efficient and effective way to ensure flea control. You can also use it to clean carpets and rugs.
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