Monday, May 2, 2016
8 Simple Remedies That Make Your Home Bugs Free (Without Chemicals)
Nowadays, bugs are a very common problem and almost everybody has dealt with a bug infestation at least once. Not only bugs give us itchy bites and thus can be very annoying, but it is also very difficult to get rid of the them without using the services of a professional exterminator.
Instead of using harmful chemicals you can use these simple ingredients.
Pour peppermint essential oil in a spray bottle.Whenever you notice a spider web, spray the area with your peppermint oil spray. Not only will this keep spiders away, it will leave the area smelling fresh.
Vinegar can also be substituted for peppermint. Pour some vinegar into a spray bottle and spray it anywhere you think spiders and other bugs may be getting inside your home.
Spread some baking soda wherever you find bugs. Baking soda helps absorb moisture from the body of bugs due to its drying properties. Don’t forget to vacuum the soda after few days and re-apply it.
Lavender, Rosemary & Eucalyptus
Lavender oil and essential oils of rosemary and eucalyptus are powerful against annoying bed bugs. You just have to add a few drops of all three oils into a cup of water, then spray around your sleeping area to get rid of the pests.
Use mint leaves to prevent the entry of bugs in your home. Sprinkle crushed mint leaves around the sleeping area.You can also put dried mint leaves packet between your linen closets and mattress.
Some believe that cayenne pepper can stop bugs from entering in your house. Sprinkle some of the spice in certain areas, and see if the pests avoid crossing over it.
Silica gel acts as a dehydrating agent which helps kill bugs easily and effectively. Apply it everywhere in your bedroom, around the bed and on your mattress.
The suction wand of the vacuum can remove the bugs from sleeping quarters, perimeter of carpets, seams of the mattress, under baseboards, box spring, crevices and other susceptible places.
Choose one of these superb home remedies from the list above and bid farewell to bugs from your house permanently!
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