I wouldn't use the flea killing kind of carpet powder either
It will kill a variety of insects, including roaches and fleas. It is very easy to use; simply sprinkle the powder onto your floor or carpet and vacuum. It can kill eggs before they hatch, breaking the life cycle so that you and your family may live comfortably.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE: It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Unscrew cap and remove sealer. Replace cap securely. CARPETS: Apply to dry carpet only. Vacuum all carpeted areas in your home. By shaking container from side to side lightly sprinkle NaturVet No Flea Carpet Crystals evenly over entire carpeted areas including under beds and furniture where carpet can be seen. Any powder visible after application must be brushed into carpet fibers or removed. Please wait at least 5 days and vacuum treated areas. UPHOLSTERY: Remove loose cushions. Apply along creases and into corners and furniture wells. Do not apply product on top of cushions. Any product visible after application should be removed. Remember, NaturVet No Flea Carpet Crystals requires approximately 2-4 weeks to kill all fleas. GUARANTEE: Money back if applied according to directions. Return to retailer for full refund.
The boric acid lasts for a long period of time as a flea killer, as long as it stays dry. Even after vacuuming the powder can lay in the depths of your carpet continuing to prevent the hatching of the flea eggs, pupae and larvae stages.
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A mixture of boric acid and water is very effective in ridding your carpet of fleas as it kills adult fleas and prevents the development of young fleas. When the carpet is completely dry, you may use flea stopperproducts meant specifically for use on carpets. The powder should be lightly sprinkled on your carpets.To use borax as a homemade flea killer, sprinkle it on your carpets, hard floors and even on your furniture. Then sweep it so that the powder settles into the corners, cracks, crevices and fibers of carpets or sofas. Let it sit overnight, and thoroughly vacuum in the morning.You should then use a broom to sweep the powder into the carpet fibers so that it penetrates deep into the fibers and kills the larvae and eggs that are hidden in there. Sprays or aerosols can also be used. Some products include Raid Flea Killer, Siphotrol Plus, Bio Flea Halt and Fleatrol. These can be used to spray all areas of the carpet especially the underside which can house a lot of fleas.Now it’s time to get started with the extermination of these annoying insects. In order to kill fleas in carpet, you will need baking soda and diatomaceous earth. Most of us already have baking soda around the house. If not, you can grab it from the local grocery store. Diatomaceous earth is a fine powder consisting of the fossilized remains of algae. It is completely natural and safe for kids and pets. However, it is extremely effective for getting rid of fleas in your house.