Spiders can be scary creatures that manage to sneak their way in anywhere. They can build massive webs, which can host the largest of the spiders. They are everywhere, and seemingly on everything. Here are some things that you can do to control spiders in the home…
Cracks and Holes
Spiders can crawl through tight holes and cracks. You should make sure that your windows are tightly shut and there aren’t any cracks. If there are cracks in doorways or windows, you can buy sealant that will fill in these holes.
Like most creepy crawlies, spiders do enjoy a messy room. This will give them plenty of places to hide and crawl around, not to mention a greater chance of finding food on the floor. Spiders don’t eat food, but they will like to hang out near it and wait for other bugs.
They sell spider traps in many stores. These traps are usually sticky and will catch and hold the spider. Once the trap catches the spider, you can then get rid of it.
If your spider problem is really bad, or depending on the type of spider in your home, doing a pesticide bomb in your home may be the best bet. These are not good for pets or humans, so all people and pets must leave the house for several hours. A pesticide bomb will kill every bug in the house.
They sell plug in high frequency noisemakers that emit a sound that spiders can’t stand. Humans will not be able to hear it, so don’t worry it won’t bug you. Some people swear by this method.
These leaves are known for being something that spiders dislike. They are said to have a pleasant smell and you can put them wherever you have seen spiders. Spiders do not like the smell of these leaves and will avoid it. This is a pleasant and effective way to repel spiders.
Spiders do not like the taste of lemon. So if you get concentrated lemon juice or lemon pledge and spray it all around the areas that spiders tend to come in, such as doors and windows, they are less likely to walk over the lemon because they dislike it.
Spiders, like most other things, do not like kerosene at all. You should wash your windows first, and then wipe kerosene over the edges window. This may sound dangerous, and kerosene is flammable, but kerosene evaporates rapidly. Do not light anything near the windows before the kerosene has evaporated. Once the kerosene evaporates, it will no longer be flammable and there will some remains of the kerosene that spiders completely hate.