How to Use Peppermint Oil for Spiders…

 

peppermint oil to repel spidersOh, the horror of seeing spiders crawling around in your home. Believe it or not these scary looking critters prefer the outdoors. Inevitably some will find their way into our homes no matter what part of the country you live.

If you are terrified that a spider may harm your loved ones or the thought of waking up with one in your bed or worse on your body has got your skin crawling then today’s blog post is for you.

Though there are many modern insect repellent devices, which can be plugged into electrical outlets, and chemical laden pest control sprays that can do more harm to humans and pets than the spiders, I’d like to share a very natural and simple deterrent you can whip up and have on hand in no time.

The Peppermint Oil For Spiders Solution

peppermint oil for spidersMix together approximately 15 drops of Peppermint Oil with enough warm water to fill a 16 ounce spray bottle. Squirt a drop of dish liquid soap. Shake vigorously.

How To Use Peppermint Oil To Repel Spiders

Spray the solution in and around the corners of window frames and door cracks. Also, spray anywhere spiders may hang out such as in dark dingy places like closets, attics and basements.

Using peppermint oil to repel spiders is an all-natural and effective solution we can use to protect our home and loved ones. Not to mention your home will smell minty fresh and clean.

We’d love to know your thoughts on keeping spiders out of your home. Leave us a comment below.

 
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