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How to Get Rid of Spiders in House Naturally

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 20, 2017
How to Get Rid of Spiders in House Naturally

Many people have a phobia of spiders, so finding them around the house isn't a very pleasant experience and can startle even the bravest of us. If you want to rid of spiders in your house naturally because you don´t fancy chemical products, take note of the following article. Don't let spiders' webs take over your home. Follow these simple tips as at OneHowTo.com we tell you how to get rid of spiders in house naturally.

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Steps to follow:


To stop spiders from taking over your home without using chemicals it's essential that you keep it pristine. Remove dust on a daily basis to reduce the number of places they can hide in. Above all, sweep and dusts corners, dark areas and places you rarely go to -like the basement-, as you'll be likely to find a spider.


Keep other insects out of your home. Spiders are attracted to other bugs and insects, so we recommend you keep ants, mosquitoes and other bugs out.


Removes cobwebs. This step is important, because if there is a spider's web in a corner of your home it's highly likely that the spider population will spread. Just remove the web and you will get rid of spiders in your house naturally.


If you've located the spider and want to get rid of it, take note. Get a glass or other hard container. When you see the spider catch it with your trap and cover the top with a newspaper. Then go outdoors to release it, shaking the bottle so it can escape. If you don't want the spider to come back, try to let it out away from your home.


If the previous step makes you feel queasy, uneasy or scared, you can kill the spider with a fly swatter. This way you can do it without getting too close to the spider.


In order to get rid of spiders naturally, sprinkle the corners of your home with a mixture of three parts white distilled vinegar and one part vanilla extract, a natural and non-toxic remedy. With this solution you'll get rid of the spiders, as the liquid will repel them. Put the mixture into the places where they most tend to hide, not forgetting the corners, attics or dark and isolated places.


If natural remedies do not work, you can always try your local shop for insecticides and pesticides which are sufficiently effective for removing spiders. Watch when spraying this product, as these are toxic. Remember to keep pesticides away from children or pets.


Finally, if you're not able to get rid of the spiders yourself, it's better to call a professional exterminator to get rid of them.

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  • In case a spider bites you when you're trying to get rid of the, go to your doctor immediately so they can check you. It can be dangerous.
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