Homemade Flea Spray - Recipes for Effective and Natural Flea Control
Do you wish to make your own homemade flea spray?
Discovering that your pets have picked up fleas is quiet disheartening, especially as fleas are tough and you will have a constant battle trying to eradicate them.
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Once you have realized your pets have fleas, you should start getting rid of them immediately, as the fleas can jump off your pets and onto your sofas, carpets and beds. Before you wipe your eyes out, your whole home will be infested with fleas.
Getting rid of the fleas doesn't need to be an expensive and time consuming job if you make your own flea spray at home. Your homemade flea spray can be used on your pet's sensitive skin, bedding, sofas and carpets without causing the damage that chemical based flea spray usually does. By using products that you have in your kitchen cupboard at home, you will also be able to save quite a bit of money and a few trips to the pet store, too.
For a homemade flea spray recipe, try mixing one liter vinegar and one liter water together very well. Spray your pets thoroughly and then rub the mixture into their coats using your hands. This mixture will have those fleas springing to the safety of the garden in no time. You can spray this mixture on your bedding, sofas and carpets without the fear of the soft materials being stained or marked.
Allow a few slices of lemon to seep in very hot distilled water overnight, and once the mixture is ready, rub it into your pet's coat and skin. You can use this mixture not only as a home made flea spray, but as an odor absorber too. The citrus in the lemon will be amplified by the hot distilled water and act as a natural flea repellent as well as make your pets smell great.
Stash Earl Grey Tea is the new wonder in homemade flea sprays. Make a pot of the tea by pouring hot water over tea bags, or even use the tea leaves; allow the tea to seep until it is almost black in color. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle, which you can purchase at most local stores, and spray your pets and your soft material furniture liberally. This can be repeated two or three times a week to keep the fleas under control.
Using essential oils is becoming more and more popular, and these oils have a wide variety of uses. Try mixing one liter of water with four drops of cedar wood essential oil and lavender essential oil to make a homemade flea spray. Once again, you can spray the mixture onto your pet's coat and rub it in to eradicate fleas, and then repeat the process once a week to keep the fleas under control.
Making your own homemade flea spray is the perfect way to control your pet's fleas, and it will keep the environment chemical-free, too. Make sure that you spend time applying your choice of home made flea spray at the beginning of summer to get a head start on keep your home flea-free.
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