DIY: How To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home With Peppermint Oil - works for mice, too:) Simply fill a spray bottle with tap water and add drops of peppermint essential oil. Spray the peppermint water in the cracks and gaps where spiders can enter your home.
Spider Prevention: one cup vinegar, one cup pepper, a teaspoon of oil (like vegetable, olive, etc) and a teaspoon of dish soap. Pour into a spray bottle and spray along the outside frames of your door and windows. Remember to always refresh when it rains.
Tick Removal: Apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tick with the soap-soaked cotton ball and lightly swab it for seconds; the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away. Crush or burn the tick.
i fuckin hate pine sol BUT TRYING THIS! Outdoor use:::::::::: flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away!
Green Spring Cleaning Recipe for Grout: 7 cups water, cup baking soda, 1 p. cup lemon juice and cup vinegar - throw in a spray bottle and spray your floor, let it sit for a minute or two. then scrub :)