Make a homemade flea killer by placing water mixed with sudsy dish detergent in a white tray and shining a dim light on it at night, advises The Daily Puppy. The warmth of the light attracts fleas, which end up in the wa... More »

It can be very difficult to get rid of roaches, and chemical treatments can be expensive. Make a homemade roach killer with either boric acid or baking soda as well as sugar and water. More »

Prepare homemade bug killer for the garden with garlic, onion, ground cayenne pepper and dish soap in a water base. For use on people, a mixture of water and dish soap or mild detergent helps to keep bugs at bay. Use bug... More »

A variety of common household items can be effective in eliminating flea infestations, including table salt, citrus fruits, flea combs and Dawn dish soap. The best way to eradicate fleas is to combine multiple methods, a... More »

You can make homemade flea shampoo with ingredients found at most grocery stores and an hour of preparation time. Many commercial flea shampoos sold in stores contain the deadly toxin pyrethrin. VetInfo recommends that p... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Fleas & Bedbugs

Boric acid is an effective do-it-yourself treatment for flea control. It works by dehydrating the fleas. It can be dusted wherever an infestation is suspected, but it should not be used around pets. More »

To make a homemade flea repellent, use a combination of vinegar or lemon and water or a mixture of essential oils such as lavender, neem, eucalyptus and lemon in water. Pour the liquid in a spray bottle and spray it onto... More »