We are straying a bit from the topic of “Weekly Kitchen Tips” today. This is more of a household tip, but I find it helpful because so often my mindset in the kitchen is affected by how my general household is running. It comes from Jami who shared the measuring hard oils displacement method of last week.
For killing fleas and fleshing carpets – use 1:1 ratio of borax and cheap salt (purchase in bulk) add several drops of your favorite essential oil – I like clove. Mix well and let sit a couple of hours so the oil really mixes in. Then sprinkle on your carpet like those purchased products. I save big spice shakers for this purpose. Leave it on your floor as long as possible, over night or longer is best. Then vacuum as usual…. house smells great and your carpet is de-bugged!
You can make smaller batches for the pet's bed, just remember to vacuum before allowing your pet to sleep on it. Borax isn't something you want to wallow in……
I usually mix 4 cups borax and 4 cups salt, and use 8-10 drops essential oil for the main rooms of my house – The borax kills any fleas or mites and the salt drys out any eggs. Use every 3 weeks in the spring and summer if you have a big flea problem. Enjoy!
just 15 minutes of hands-on time!
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Bible-based cooking program...
...yet it's GOOD for you?
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