4 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Fleas in Your House Fast

Fleas can cause a lot of irritation to people living in the household. Try these five natural remedies to get rid of fleas quickly.

How to Get Rid of Fleas

Flea Dish Soap Trap

1. Use Food-Grade Diatomaceous Earth
This natural powder is a popular solution for many household pests including fleas. Get the food-grade version and sprinkle it on high-traffic flea areas at home. The powder will pierce through the flea’s exoskeleton and eventually kill them.

2. Give Your Pet Flea Baths
Have a cat or dog at home? Be sure to give them flea baths on a regular basis. Spraying your pet’s body with diluted lavender spray could also help with deterring fleas.

Flea Control Diatomaceous Earth

3. Steam Clean Your Home
Get a solid steam cleaner and steam clean everything, including carpets, beds, and baseboards. The high temperature of steam is lethal to fleas of all stages.

4. Set up a Light Trap
You could try drowning the adult fleas by setting up a light trap. First, get a bowl of water and mix in a few drops of dish soap. Next, place the bowl near an area where fleas are spotted and place a desk lamp right next to the bowl.

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Last Modified on February 8, 2018 -