Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains.
Got Yellow Jackets and Wasps??? Remember this during pool season - Fill a container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... Ill be placing these around the yard this year! Share this! You're friends will thank you. For all of you that message me for these ..... It's 1/4 cup vinegar, 1/2 cup warm water, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon of salt
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing. - Click image to find more DIY & Crafts Pinterest pins
Mix two tablespoons of borax with jam, jelly, honey or syrup until there is a paste. Smear some on some paper or a plate and put it where the ants are at. They should flock to it and eat it and take it back to the nest and it will act as a natural ant killer.
DIY at LAST! Make your own natural and nontoxic (to humans) Spider spray and repellent. I don't like squashing them, don't like pesticides, and usually try to catch the little monsters if I can in a glass and toss them out. A spray would come in handy if I didn't feel like spending 30 minutes and listen to my kids squealing in horror. #homecleaning #nontoxic #homemadespiderspray
1/2 cup distilled water 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar or witch hazel 40-50 drops of essential oil (lavender, rosemary, peppermint, lemongrass, tea tree, or citronella) in an 8 oz spray bottle, add the distilled water, apple cider vinegar, and essential oil. shake bottle and it's ready to use.
Make your house smell like the Williams-Sonoma store. You need a small pot of water, 1 sliced lemon, a few sprigs of rosemary, and 2 tsp. vanilla; bring to a boil then let it simmer all day. Click on the link for variations of the smell.
I don't hate spiders, I just don't want them invading my space. They seem to dislike peppermint as much as I like it! Sprinkle a few drops around doorways and anywher that you notice spiders. Give it a try... and you may not see as many spiders in your home.