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Fleas In All the Right Places

Saturday September 8, 2012

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Question:

When treating for fleas is it alright to spray wood floors?

phil, TN

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Answer:

We have a couple of issues to contend with here. The first and foremost is the product Label of the product or products you may use for the flea control. You are bound to follow the label and its instructions on how and where the product can be applied, and if we pick a couple of commonly used flea materials - Dragnet SFR and Suspend SC - we do not see a specific mention of "hard flooring" of any kind. What the labels tell us to do is to thoroughly vacuum any place where the pets spend time resting, and suggest carpets, upholstered furniture, and pet bedding as likely examples. Once thoroughly vacuumed to remove as many flea eggs, larvae, and feces as possible, as... Read more

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