Outdoor Flea Control

Outdoor Flea Control

Outdoor Flea Control

Fleas are a natural component of the environment, habitually living in the fur of wild animals. Although fleas have their place in the background, they’re an undesirable guest in your home and yard. Indeed, chemical-based products help you dispose of fleas but can harm plants, animals and your family. You may be able to have a successful outdoor flea control with home remedies for killing them. In fact, home remedies dispose of fleas with no use of chemical additives.

Things Needed:

  • Flea control treatment
  • Spray bottle
  • 2 tbsp. dish-washing detergent
  1. Apply the flea control treatment around flea-infested pet areas, on your patio and patio furniture, as well as anywhere else outdoors that fleas have been spotted.
  2. Pour 2 tbsp—the dish-washing detergent into a spray bottle. Fill the remainder of the spray bottle with water. Then shake the solution to mix.
  3. Kill outdoor fleas with soap water. Then spray fleas control treatment with soapy water. Treat flea-infested patio furniture cushions and pillows with the soap solution to kill fleas on the spot. Keep your soapy spray bottle handy on your patio for repeated use.
  4. Also, a good natural option is to Dampen cotton balls with lemongrass essential oil and place them underneath outdoor pet bedding and around your outdoor living space. Lemongrass oil repels fleas and drives them out of living areas while you’re in the process of killing them.
  5. Guidelines:
    • Use these outdoor flea control steps every four to six weeks to ensure all the fleas are killed.
    • Then substitute flea control products, lavender or peppermint oils to repel fleas.
    • After the flea control treatment, then, place a couple of drops of lavender, lemongrass or peppermint oil on your dog’s collar to keep fleas away. Natural Flea Control products.

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Experienced, researched and written by Graeme Stephens. An IICRC Master Restoration Technician in 2001. With over 34 years of disinfecting, cleaning and pest control Auckland services experience.

Published: 20/11/2014 Updated: 12/04/2021