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Does Cedar Repel Fleas

There are many products out there that state they kill and repel fleas. Does cedar repel fleas, yes it does and it does it naturally without any chemicals. Now you may be wondering how you can use it for a natural flea control? I'm going to tell you how to use cedar to effectively repel fleas and keep them out of your home and off your pets.

Fleas don't like the smell of cedar, they will avoid areas where the cedar chips or cedar sprays are used. Many pet beds are made of cedar shavings, not only does it smell nice to us but it is a natural flea repellent. You can purchase a cedar pet bed in any local pet store.

There are natural cedar sprays that you can purchase to use in your home and on your pets to kill fleas on contact and keep them out of your home because of the smell. Wondercide makes an all natural cedar scented flea spray that you can use directly on your pets and your homes floors, furniture any areas that you have seen fleas.

For the outside of your home in your yard, you can use cedar chips. Cedar chips can be purchased at any local home improvement store. They are a beautiful landscaping product that is an effective flea repellent outside. If you have trees, shrubs, flower beds or gardens in your yard, cedar chips are a great idea to put around them.

You will want to put the cedar chips in about one inch thickness on top of the dirt areas under your shrubs and trees. The fleas like the damp, dark, moist areas of the dirt under these areas. The cedar chips are an ideal flea repellent in these areas.

In your vegetable gardens and flower beds the cedar chips are not just a flea repellent but they will also hold the moisture in the soil better along with keeping weeds out of your garden beds as well.

Having the cedar chips around the outside of your home is the best place to start for your flea control because the fleas originate from the outdoors. Keeping the fleas out of your yard is an excellent preventative measure for your total flea control in your home.

The cedar chips will keep your yard looking beautiful along with protecting your family and pets from fleas and all the fleas life cycle stages. There are more wonderful natural remedies that can be used for flea control in your home and on your pets.


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