I suspect I have a flea infestation in my artificial turf lawn. What’s the best product to get rid of them quickly?
Fleas can pretty much infest any area of the home or yard. And this can happen regardless of the surface. This includes artificial turf; whether in the home or yard.
With that being said, I suggest you review our FLEA CONTROL article to get a good handle on this pest and just what might be needed to solve the problem.
As for your artificial turf, I suggest you get a good application of MAXXTHOR G applied for sure. How much to use will depend on how thick the turf is. In general, if the turf is 1/2″ or less, the granules may be a cosmetic concern if you over apply them so only go with 1/2 lb per 1,000 sq/ft. But if the turf is 3/4″ or more, put out 1.5 lbs per 1,000 sq/ft They offer long term control and basically allow you to go 2-3 months in between liquid treatments once the current activity runs out (details on this below).
Once the granules are applied, spray over the top with MAXXTHOR EC. It will will off active adults and larvae immediately.
Add 1 oz of Maxxthor per gallon of water and spray the entire mixture over 1,000 sq/ft using any good PUMP SPRAYER.
Unfortunately, there is nothing that can kill flea pupae so expect a “surge” of new fleas every few days following the liquid spraying. And as our article explains, it can take several weeks for the pupae to “run out”. During this time you’ll keep finding new fleas as developing pupae mature and hatch. In most cases, 3-5 liquid sprayings will get rid of these last stages and after that, the granules will stop new cycles from getting established.
Lastly, make sure the pet and the inside of the home are also treated as our FLEA ARTICLE details. Failure to protect these areas will usually only allow the problem to persist.
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How I’ve got fleas on my artificial grass and they have gone onto my dog I’ve got the flea stuff for my dog but need to no how to get it out my grass please?
Tech Support says
Just check the info above which details what you need to do. Basically apply our granules and liquid spray and they’ll be gone.
Are these spray is safe for pets?
Tech Support says
Most certainly. If you look to the right and up the page a bit, you’ll see we have links that will answer and address any safety concerns you might have. Simply put, using our products properly will not pose any hazard to people or pets and if anything, make the areas safe for us by eliminating nasty disease transmitting vermin.
More about how safe our products are to use in and around the home can be read on our site here:
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