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To solve a flea problem, you will need to tackle it from all sides. You will need to address the fleas on your pet, as well as kill the adult fleas, eggs, and larvae from your entire apartment. Some of these suggestions also already appear in other answers. The first step is to treat your pet. Bathe them with flea and tick killing shampoo. Then comb them ...


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Understanding the flea life cycle is important (e.g., http://www.petmd.com/dog/parasites/evr_multi_understanding_the_flea_life_cycle) because different treatments work on the different flea stages. Different approaches work for different stages. For example, "Cocoons have a sticky outer coating that allows them to hide deep in the carpeting and not be ...


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Fleas eggs hatch upon vibration. When you walk on the carpet the vibration causes eggs to hatch. It's a 3 day cycle I believe. You have to vacuum consistently over several days. All the above mentioned will work but again the 3 day cycle is necessary. Good luck.


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Search or shop for tension pole room divider for a solution that a child is unlikely to be able to move or tip over. If you want to do it yourself then you can first install four tension poles in a small rectangle and then screw or clamp three sections of plastic or metal screen to make a box-shaped barrier. All your screws or other fasteners go into the ...


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You could surround it with a fence barrier that you attach to the wall, you can split it open and attach it to the walls on either side of the heater to provide a protective space (being sure to keep adequate clearance from the heater to the fence - one heater manufacturer recommends 3 feet in front and 12 inches to the sides of the heater): They are ...


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I'd place some sort of wall/fence around the outside. You could use two or three segments of a gate system like this: Or for a more DIY solution, you could build a fence on a plywood base with rubber feet to hold it in place. I would not recommend using heavy furniture to block access, as it will (1) block heat circulation and (2) in the event that your ...



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