How To Get Rid Of Fleas Outside
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How to Get Rid Of Fleas Outside

To make sure that fleas don't get into your house, you will need to learn how to get rid of fleas outside of your home. Fleas can live in dirt patches outside and in sandy areas around your home in your yard.

If you have pets, it's just a matter of time before the fleas find their way into your home. You can follow the steps below to get rid of fleas outside.

Step 1: You will need to cut your grass if it is high, 2 inches in length, for your grass height is ideal before treatment.

If you have dirt piles, grass piles or leaf piles, in your yard, you will need to remove them and dispose of them properly. Having a compost pile is fine, just make sure that it's not in the immediate areas that your pet spends a lot of their time, if you have pets.

Fleas can sit dormant in one of their life stages until a host comes along. You are getting rid of any of the areas they would hide by cleaning up the unnecessary debris around your home.

Step 2: After your grass is cut and the debris is cleared around your home, you are going to use an outdoor flea spray. There are many varieties of outdoor yard sprays, make sure that you purchase one that clearly states, that it kills fleas.

Read the directions on the label to make sure that you dilute the outdoor flea spray properly. There are many brands out there that will hook directly to your hose. This is very convenient, making the dilution of the product easy because it's done while spraying.

Now it's time for you to start spraying your entire yard. Be sure to concentrate on dirt patches and sandy areas of your yard. You will also need to completely spray your entire grass areas.

If you have pets, you should make sure to completely spray their outside areas. Whether their kept on a run or in a fenced area of your yard, you need to make sure these areas are treated with the outdoor flea spray.

Step 3: You will need to retreat your outside areas every 2 weeks, or after a lot of rain. Fleas have 4 stages in their life cycle, you are going to need to kill all the stages to keep your yard flea free.

If you have pets you will want to treat them for fleas as well as the Fleas reproduce at an extraordinarily fast rate, you will need to kill them as soon as you see them to keep your home protected from a flea infestation.

You will find step by step instructions to get rid of fleas on your pets here.


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