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Keeping Spiders Out of My Home

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Can someone give me some ideas to help me keep spiders out of my home?

By Geraldine from Milford, CT

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By Ace 4 87 06/17/2013 Flag

Try to go through your place & seal up any tiny cracks that may allow any critters to get in through. Also don't leave doors open buy for a second.

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By LaurieS 11 37 06/17/2013 Flag

Spiders don't like peppermint. Put peppermint oil on cotton balls and set them out where the spiders come in or where you see them.

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By mollygirl444 2 06/20/2013 Flag

Spiders hate lavender. Spray areas using a mix of lavender oil and water (1:5 or to your strength; I love lavender so mine is pretty potent). I've also used commercial sprays with lavender that have done the job. Great for your linen closet too!

Of course sprigs of lavender around would work too.

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By Marietjie Pienaar 1 02/09/2015 Flag

Peppermint oil works. I also sprinkle peppermint essential oil on my tiles while mopping.

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