To rid your home of a flea infestation, try this trick. Place a plate on the floor in each room of your home and fill each with water. Add about a capful of dish soap to each plate and place a lit tea candle in the middle of the plates. Fleas will be attracted to the light of the candle, but the plate’s soapy liquid will trap and kill the fleas. The safest way to do this is to tackle a new room each night, and stay awake while the candle burns as a safety precaution. Keep any pets and children out of rooms with the temporary flea traps. Learn (and avoid!) the mistakes all dog owners make.
Avoid using harsh chemicals and instead opt for this herbal spray to rid your home of fleas. Mix one gallon of vinegar, a half-gallon of water, 16 ounces of lemon juice, and eight ounces of witch hazel to create your solution, then vigorously vacuum your home to try and rid it of errant fleas before spraying. Wash anything that cannot be vacuumed on the hottest setting possible. Then, for a great natural flea remedy, spray the solution all throughout your home and repeat as needed. Learn the best tips to keep your dog safe during summer.