Killing fleas in a home, in a garden or on a pet requires multiple tactics, from combing the pet to watering the yard with a specially formulated flea killer. The entire process can take months, according to Elizabeth We... More »

Exterminators use several methods in conjunction with one another to remove fleas from a home, including identifying and controlling fleas on pets and using a strong vacuum to remove fleas, eggs, pupae and larvae. Exterm... More »

Dawn dish soap kills fleas on dogs. The soap damages the exoskeletons of the fleas, killing them almost instantly. It is best to use the dish soap in place of pet shampoo as part of the dog's regular bath. More »

Use diatomaceous earth to kill sand fleas in the home, yard or garden. This naturally occurring compound dries out the sand fleas and kills them within a few days. Apply food-grade diatomaceous earth in infested areas as... More »

To get rid of fleas in your yard, you can use some simple treatments, including water, pesticides and cedar chips. Fleas are small insects that can cause illnesses, especially if a family has pets. More »

Exterminators use several methods in conjunction with one another to remove fleas from a home, including identifying and controlling fleas on pets and using a strong vacuum to remove fleas, eggs, pupae and larvae. Exterm... More »

Some home remedies for killing fleas include using diatomaceous earth, using a baking soda and salt combination, combing infected pets with a flea comb and applying flea nematodes to the yard. Individuals may also use es... More »