Just recently, I was quoted in a NY Times’ article about ticks where I and several other moms share our tips about how to get rid of ticks in our home. The article has generated over 50 comments at this time of writing. However, I also receive emails from my friends and readers about a similar topic “How To Get Rid Of Fleas In Your House” so I’ve collected several resources from the internet to address the issue:

1. Get Rid Of Fleas, Cockroaches, Lice, And More


Getting rid of unwanted guests such as fleas, cockroaches, and lice shouldn’t be difficult. If you’re the type of person who doesn’t like to use chemical substance to kill fleas, most articles on the internet suggest using borax or boric acid but they could still bring harm to your pets, babies, and even young children. Try to use Diatomaceous Earth or DE.
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2. Best Ways To Get Rid Of Pet Fleas


If you have a pet like a cat and a dog there’s always a risk of fleas in your house. Pay attention to your pets if they’re scratching like crazy or if you notice red, itchy bumps in your body. Flea medicines and Dawn Soap could effectively kill fleas. More on Cuteness.

3. Use Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Fleas

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If you have table salt, lemon juice, vinegar, and warm water at home you could mix an effective home remedy to kill fleas at home. There are 10 home remedies you can easily make to get rid of fleas at home. The key to killing fleas effectively is consistency. More on Rapid Home Remedies.

4. Make Your Own Flea Collar

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Here’s another great source to make your own natural flea remedy for your pets. These natural ingredients will prevent and kill fleas on dogs and cats. A lot of people want to foster and take care of rescue animals, unfortunately, they might come with fleas that stays in your house. This article shows how to naturally get rid of them. More on Every Day Roots.

5. Make Your Own Flea Traps

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Controlling pet fleas indoor can easily be done without the use of poisons. Combing your cats and dogs regularly with flea-combs help prevent fleas infection on indoor pets. Making your own flea traps is also a good idea. Just place a dish soap water under a night light where your pets sleep. More on Earth Easy.

6. Flea Terminator Dog Treats

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Believe it or not, making your own flea terminator dog treats is not as difficult as you think. Try to give the treats to your dog and see the result. More on Instructables.

7. Make Your Own Flea Spray

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Not only making your own flea spray saves you money, it’s also easy to do. You probably already have all the ingredients in your kitchen pantry. The good thing about your own spray is you can use it as often as you like and not worry about dangerous chemicals harming your pets and family. More on Flea Guide.


Killing fleas and ticks inside your house doesn’t need toxic ingredients that could harm your pets and family. The internet has given us the ability to search on how to get rid of the unwanted guests with natural ingredients that is much safer. I hope this article has been helpful. Please share it to somebody who needs help in this topic.