Do you share your house with spiders? Are you tired of crawling, frightening pests? Then you really need to act now! Imagine, you look around and there is no dangerous spider lurking in the corner of your house. This is not a dream! Everything is possible if you have right and necessary products. Ready to crack your spiders’ problem? Read this article that will provide important information on spiders’ repellents. How to choose the best products, how to make the best spiders repellents without using harmful pesticides, and even more are all those important questions to which you will surely find the answers right now.
All spiders have their taste buds on the tips of their legs. There are certain natural oils they hate, including citrus, lavender, peppermint, citronella, cinnamon, tea tree and cloves. This natural spider deterrent does wonders to combat an arachnid invasion, and with repeated use will help repel spiders year round:
- Add up to 5 drops of essential oil (lemon is my favorite and spiders detest it) and up to 5 drops of dish washing liquid to 1 qt. of water. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and shake well.
- Spray the mixture on cobwebs, around doors and windows, around the lawn and garden and on any surfaces where spiders lurk. In addition to having a pleasant aroma, this mixture is non-toxic.
- Oils may stain or cause spots, so be sure to test the mixture on a small section of carpet or upholstery before spraying an entire surface.
- Reapply the spray once a week during peak “spider seasons.”
Natural spider repellents have to be applied more often than pesticides, but they are safer for to use in your home and have a pleasant smell. Pots of mint and lavender inside your home on a sunny windowsill will also help deter indoor spiders. Or you can dust your window sills and furniture weekly with a lemon-scented cleaner to help deter spiders.
Natural spider killer plants and repellents
There are many plants that repel spiders from leaves, flowers, and soil. Garlic, conkers, cilantro, Osage hedge balls and eucalyptus are useful spider repellent plants that can be effectively used to repel outdoor and indoor spider infestations. The dried seeds of cilantro will be helpful in repelling spider mites from the garden. And chestnuts placed near doors and windowsills will protect your house from spiders that want to come inside. If you don’t want to use pesticides that can be harmful and toxic for the environment, there is a natural alternative to this. Create natural spider repellents at home.
Below there are some natural repellent’s recipes everyone can easily make at home:
- Create garlic repellant by putting two or three cloves of garlic in a spray bottle. Use this natural spray when needed.
- Repel spiders with peppermint oil mixed with water. Apply the repellent along window sills, doors and other locations and areas used by spiders for coming inside the house
- Citronella repels not only mosquitoes but spiders as well. Lemon dish soap and 5 drops of citronella mixed with water is a perfect natural spider repellent. Spray the areas with this solution, and the house will be spider-free. Have you got any citronella candles at home? Burn a few of them in the rooms where spiders are often noticed. Spiders hate citronella smell and will avoid the places with such things.
- Tobacco and lemon mixture is another great organic solution to eliminate spiders. Use this repellent and eliminate crawling pests in a fast way.
Spider killer spray
When it comes to natural spider killer sprays you can do it at home. Spiders dislike the taste of tree tea oil and neem oil. Purchase these oils at a local health store. To make this effective repellent spray: add two tablespoons of dish soap into warm water; add 5 drops of tree tea oil and 1 oz. of neem oil. The ingredients should be mixed together and poured into a spray bottle. Sprinkle the locations where you have noticed spiders. This spider repellent recipe is safe for small children and pets.
Last, but certainly not least, you can stop a household spider infestation through simple, nonchemical means. Use a vacuum cleaner to suck up spiders and cobwebs. Seal cracks in the foundation and close gaps in windows or beneath doorways to deny spiders access to your homes. Spiders thrive in dark, cluttered places, so keep stacks of debris, wood piles, and thick plant growth away from the sides of the house. The fewer places spiders can easily inhabit, the more effectively they can be repelled.