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I can't confirm it's effectiveness, but I've heard of people using baking soda to get rid of fleas in carpets. It does have a nice side-effect in that's it's also a deodorant. Maybe steam clean first, then put down baking soda(along the lines of @Tester101's answer, but minus the chemicals)?


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The solution I used: There are treatments which specifically target insect eggs. Two treatments of this, a few days apart according to the instructions to make sure any eggs laid after the first treatment also die, cleared most of the apartment. The cat got the flea-shampoo treatment combined with thorough combing with a nit comb; any fleas that this ...


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We had this same issue in our last apartment. We gave both cats a bath with the blue dawn dish soap. This kills fleas almost instantly. Be generous with the suds too. While we were bashing the cats, we had a flea powder on the carpets. After the bath, before letting the girls out of the bathroom, we vacuumed everywhere. Once you do this, you'll be good until ...


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Look into a downdraft table that you can exhaust outside. These are typically used for sanding or painting but the premise is the same. The table is perforated and sucks air down and then out to a dust collector or other exaust mechanism. You would place the printer on the table and ensure the exaust is running while you print.


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I would suggest a box (perhaps a prefab cabinet) around the printer, and a duct leading to an exhaust fan connected to the box, leading to outside (through a wall, or if renting, through a fan-plate inserted in a window opening.) I would NOT depend on any sort of filter.


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Having done 3D printing with ABS myself, I'm familiar with this challenge. You need to exhaust the fumes--that's the long and short of it. Locate the printer near a window, open the window, and have a fan blowing air out the window every time you use the printer. Crack a window on the other side of your house for make-up air purposes. Or print with PLA, ...


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In the 2008 version of National Electrical Code, replacements were not required to be TR. However, now receptacles must be replaced with TR receptacles, if TR receptacles are required in that location. As near as I can tell, nearly all dwelling unit receptacles must be TR as of 2014 code. National Electrical Code 2014 Chapter 4 Equipment for ...



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