Shake before use. Hold container upright. Point valve away from face and press button. For surface/carpet spray: hold container upside down 2-3 feet from surface. Point actuator towards surface and push button. Apply uniformly with sweeping motion. If used on light or delicate upholstery fabrics, test in an inconspicuous place prior to use. Important: only complete coverage of carpets, upholstery and other fabrics will guarantee thorough flea elimination. Treat surfaces uniformly from one end to the other. Carpet application rate: long shag - 1 ft/sec covers 15 ft x 10 ft; plush/sculptured - 2 ft/sec covers 22 ft x 15 ft; medium shag - 1-1/2 ft/sec covers 22 ft x 10 ft; wood/linoleum - 3 ft/sec covers 22 ft x 20 ft. For use indoors: to kill fleas and ticks hold can 2-3 feet from surfaces to be treated. Be sure to apply uniformly, using a sweeping motion, to rugs, carpets, drapes and all surfaces of upholstered furniture. Treat under and around furniture if pets frequently rest in these areas. Repeat as necessary. For use in pet area: treat pet bedding and other pet resting areas as these are primary hiding areas for fleas and ticks. No need to remove pet bedding after treatment. Follow directions as for other indoor areas. For best results, pets should be treated before they return to the treated area. Storage and disposal: storage: store in a cool, dry area inaccessible to children. Disposal: do not puncture or incinerate! If empty: this container may be recycled in the few but growing number of communities where aerosol can recycling is available. If recycling is not available, place in trash. If partially filled: call your local solid waste agency or 800-529-3394 for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.