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10 ways to get rid of ants: Ant Bait ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup baking yeast ½ cup molasses 6 – 3×5 inch index cards Mix all ingredients together and then smear a thin layer on each of the index cards. Spread the mixture on the cards. Put the index cards in places that you have seen ants.
Natural ways to get rid of spiders (we get black widows like crazy here...like 10 to 30 at a time in the back yard). The best deterrent I've found is to just have a very very tidy yard with no places for them to hide, no nooks/crannies, no dead leaves, simple patio furniture that is exposed everywhere to the elements, so they can't make a nest under your chair...
3 Effective DIY Methods to Get Rid of Spiders in Your Home: Pepperment. Add a few drops of this essential oil into a spray bottle, adding a little liquid dish soap and filling with water. Spray around your windows and doors and just anywhere that you think they may be crawling around. Vinegar and coconut oil. Mix the two together into a spray bottle and spray around doors and windows, in the shower and under beds. Citrus oils. Lemons, limes and oranges are great essential oils to spray around.
How to Naturally Get Rid of Ants in your House
Homemade Bug Spray 1 tsp. dishwashing soap (not detergent) 1 tsp. cooking oil (we used virgin olive) 1 qt. water Mix in a spray bottle. Spray on any soft-bodied insect that invades your house or garden: ants, earwigs, aphids, whiteflies, mealy bugs, etc.
Homemade Mosquito Spray- so easy just 3 ingredients! No harsh chemicals, no sticky feeling on your skin and the fragrance is much nicer then what you find in the store.