A high quality flea treatment has very similar preparation requirements as a carpet cleaning does.
Remove as much stuff from the carpeted areas as possible. Anything left on carpets will not be treated.
People and pets must vacate home for 4 hours after the treatment is complete
Cover all fish tanks with a towel and unplug the pumps.
Consult your veterinarian to find out if the treatment may affect your reptiles or birds.
vacuum all carpeted areas thoroughly before treatment and dispose of bag outside of the residence.
Upon returning to the residence, re-vacuum all carpeted areas again.
Vacuum daily for 2 weeks post treatment disposing of bag out of the home each time.