Sweeping with a broom can agitate embedded eggs, flea carcasses, larvae and cocoons.
A powerful vacuum cleaner with a crevice tool suctions fleas and flea dirt in deep carpeting and floor crevices, followed by a flea powder treatment to kill any that survive the vacuuming.
Heat is an effective non-toxic treatment; using a steam mop on hard flooring can reduce the chances of a flea colony returning to the treated area.
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