Learning how to get rid of spiders is simple in fact. Here, let me share some homemade methods, these natural remedies work both indoors and outdoors.
Homemade Spider Repellent with Peppermint Oil
Peppermint has many fantastic benefits for health, beauty, household uses. It’s great for indigestion, upset stomach and headaches as well. You can also use it in a warm bath for soothing stress relief, it works great! Besides, it’s also a proven and effective tool for pest control, peppermint oil is widely used to get rid of spiders and several types of insects.
So how to use it as a repellent to get rid of spiders? Follow these directions:
What you have to prepare:
-Pure organic peppermint oil
-a spray bottle
How to make:
Mix 25-30 drops of peppermint oil into the spray bottle with 1 teaspoon of dish detergent and around 1 quart of water.
How to use:
Identify and spray all problem areas to eliminate spiders and other insects from the inside and outside of your home.
For extremely troublesome areas, place a few drops of pure organic peppermint oil into a cotton ball and place them directly into those areas.
Homemade Spider Repellent with Neem Essential Oil
Neem essential oil is considered by many to be effective against spiders and several other insects.
How to use this weapon:
Buy a bottle of neem oil from the garden supply stores and leave it in a pan of warm water, you have to do this because neem oil solidifies at room temperature. And then mix 2oz neem with 2oz plain dish soap. Put this to 1 gallon of water and spray.
Other natural deterrents you can use to get rid of spiders are:
- Orange Oil
- Eucalyptus leaves
- Tea Tree Oil
- Hedge Apples or pieces of Hedge Apples, also called Osage orange
- Pennyroyal on a scrap of cloth
- Baking soda
All of these natural remedies are cheap, effective and easy to use. In addition to these natural ways, keep the house clean is important too. Spiders like clutter and cardboard, so clean these places to avoid spiders hide inside. Don’t leave clothing and towels on the floor where spiders can find refuge. Clean bins more often where spiders will lay in wait for bugs. Pay more attention to the kitchen and food areas where are easy to attract insects, also attract spiders too.
Sources: naturemoms.com,herbs-info.com, everydayroots.com