Yes, there are some lice spray products that are labeled to kill both lice and fleas. One of these products is NyGuard Plus. Nyguard Plus kills all stages of fleas quickly and provides residual control of fleas for up to 7 months. Proper cleaning and vacuuming before and during flea treatments will greatly impact the results achieved while using NyGuard Plus. It is imperative to vacuum thoroughly before application, and every day or every other day after application for at least the first 14 days of treatment.
Application Instructions: Hold can 2 or 3 feet from surfaces to be treated. Turn container upside down and point valve toward surface to be sprayed. Be sure to apply uniformly using a sweeping motion to carpets, rugs, flooring, floors, drapes and all surfaces of upholstered furniture including under cushions. Avoid over wetting furniture and carpeting. A fine mist or spray applied uniformly is all that is necessary to kill fleas and ticks. Be sure to treat pet bedding, as this is a primary hiding place for fleas, ticks, and their eggs. No need to remove pet bedding after treatment. DO NOT TREAT PETS. Use a registered flea control product on your pets in conjunction with this treatment.
Nyguard Plus can be broadcast across your carpet for carpet beetles. It is also labeled for various other insects as well. This product contains an insecticide and an insect growth regulator to stop the life cycle of pests. Apply with a sweeping motion as a surface spray to carpet, rugs, closets, baseboards, upholstered furniture, and around edges of carpet.
It is recommended that you steam treat before using a product, such as Nyguard Plus. If you steam clean after, this will remove the product from the area that was treated.
Normally if using NyGuard Plus or any other flea aerosol you would do a thorough vacuuming first, spray and let dry, and then continue vacuuming the day after and every day until you do your repeat treatment 14 days after the first spray.
Nyguard Plus is restricted to apply only to the mattress as a spot treatment to seams, edges, buttons,and tufts of the bed. Do not use directly to pillows, bed linens, or cloths. Do not saturate the mattress and do not treat entire surface area of mattress. Allow the mattress to dry thoroughly before replacing pillows and/or bed linens.
When treating hardwood floors with Nyguard Plus, treatment should be directed to the cracks and crevices only. There really is no reason to treat the entire floor as it is not a habitable area for most pests. You would want to wait until your treatment is complete and the pest is eliminated before mopping areas treated as this will remove the product.
Yes, NyGuard Plus can be used for carpet beetles.
It is necessary to vacuum after applying NyGuard Plus (or any other flea treatment) because vacuuming pulls fleas and eggs to the surface of carpeting and also provides the stimulation the pupa (immature fleas) need to exit their eggs and expose themselves to the insecticides that have been applied. Please take a moment to look over our Flea Control Guide for more information on treating and preventing this pest.
NyGuard Plus should be applied once every two weeks until the fleas are gone (vacuuming daily). It will take a minimum of two applications (two weeks apart) but may require more applications at these intervals depending on the level of infestation.
Nyguard Plus would not kill carpet beetle eggs. It would only prevent the young that hatch from the eggs from maturing into reproducing adults.