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How to Get Rid Of Spiders in Your House Naturally


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You might have the knee jerk reaction when seeing a spider. Before you go to grab a can of bug spray, there are several other alternatives to get rid of spiders in your house naturally without exposing yourself to toxic chemicals.

Several methods do not require harmful chemicals that contaminate foods nor pollute the environment. These natural remedies ensure the spiders are kept away and those lurking in the house are gotten rid of.

Natural Spider Repellent #1 Vinegar

Vinegars  are able to get rid of spiders and other insects without adding toxins to the environment. Spiders avoid contact with things acidic, basically relocating to other areas (away from the home) that are more comfortable.

Vinegar can be combined with other items to yield better results as well. It could be combined with coconut oil, vegetable oil, peppermint and/or lavender essential oil and citrus peels.

Natural Spider Repellent #2 Herbs and Oils

Herbs have been used for centuries for repelling insects. Herbs are still just as effective today as they were all those years ago. Essential oils derived from these plants act as nature’s bug repellent and insects avoid them.

Spider Repelling Herbs and Essential Oils can be planted around the house and in your yard. Essential oils can be coated along include:

  • Eucalyptus
  • Citronella
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint
  • Tea Tree
  • Cinnamon
  • Citrus
  • Cedar

DIY Spider Repellent Spray

  • Ingredients for Spray with Essential Oils
    5-10 Drops of any of the above essential oils or a combination of the oils
    ¼ tsp Dish Soap
    12oz of Distilled Water
  • Ingredients for Spray with Vinegar
    12oz of Vinegar
    ¼ tsp Dish Soap
    12oz of Distilled Water

Mix all the ingredients in a glass spray bottle and spray effected areas weekly until you no longer notice spider activity.

Natural Spider Repellent #3 – Diatomaceous Earth

Sprinkle Diatomaceous Earth along the areas where you see bugs or spiders crawling. Make sure that the DE is distributed evenly and thin.

Diatomaceous earth will slowly dehydrate and kill bugs after coating them. House spiders are prime targets for diatomaceous earth. They are in a dry environment and can be dehydrated by diatomaceous earth quickly.

To get rid of spiders in your house naturally. Each combination carefully mixed and put in a spray bottle should be sprayed on cervices and all around the house. In time you will notice the desired results are achieved.

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