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How to treat furniture for lice?

Her grandma did her hair last night and got it all out we hope. I need to do the house before she comes home tommorrow. What can I use other than those expensive sprays to do the furniture??? In the last 3 months we have spent over $50 on lice treatments. We cant figure where she is getting it from. our house and cars have been done from top to bottom and both grandmas swear they have done theirs.

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bandrplus2

Asked by bandrplus2 at 8:44 PM on Jun. 19, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • There's a spray that you can buy from rid-x that you should be able to spray on all of your furniture
    3angels23

    Answer by 3angels23 at 10:07 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • I know people and myself once, that put rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle and lightly spray down the furniture. It can get smelly so keep a couple windows open... other than that I would say you don't even need to do furniture from what I've read and been told. After 3 or so hours any bugs that are on furniture will die because they need a host to be on which is why you won't find many or any mingling around on furniture...
    Miss.Cullen

    Answer by Miss.Cullen at 12:02 AM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • Be careful with those sprays! They are a pesticide! I use natural products that actually repel lice. Our shampoo does too! I order online here is a link to request more info on them!
    Good luck!

    http://www.naturallySafehomes.com
    MoriahL

    Answer by MoriahL at 11:01 AM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • Turns out when she got home she had been treated and still had live lice in her hair!! I may go crazy. I vaccumed all the furniture and I'm going to call it good with that.
    bandrplus2

    Answer by bandrplus2 at 4:35 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

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