How to get rid of spiders in your home naturally - Matrixliveng
How to get rid of spiders in your home naturally

How to get rid of spiders in your home naturally


Although some spiders serve as natural pest control by eating pesky cockroaches and mosquitoes, others can become garden pests themselves. Learn how to keep spiders away from your home using 5 natural methods.

1. Garlic.
If you don’t mind the smell of garlic, maybe the spiders will. Home Remedy Hacks says to juice 10 cloves of garlic and put the juice in a spray bottle. Add water to fill the bottle and then spray where the spiders enter.
2. Diatomaceous earth.
Most people want to clean dirt up from their house, but Common Sense Home recommends sprinkling diatomaceous earth around doors and windows to keep spiders at bay.
3. Orange peel.
People love the smell of citrus, but supposedly, spiders don’t. Natural Living Ideas says to take the peel of 1 orange and pour 1 cup of boiling water over it. Let it steep overnight. Strain the peel from the water and add 1/4 cup witch hazel to the water. Spray this where spiders come in.
4. Vinegar.
Another scent that spiders are not supposed to like, Country Living says to make a mixture that’s half white vinegar and half water. Spray this around the house.
5. Plants.
Since certain smells are supposed to repel spiders, Common Sense Home recommends planting them outside your house: lemon balm, lemon verbena, lemon grass, lavender, eucalyptus and mint should all be considered.
Whether these remedies actually work, you’ll have to be the judge.

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