Natural Solutions For Getting Rid Of 4 Common House Pests

Posted on: 12 April 2018

If from time to time you are experiencing problems with flies and crawling insects then you may be interested in how you can effectively banish them. The following natural remedies should help you to rid your home of pests without spending a fortune.

Apple Cider Vinegar Remedy For Fruit Flies

Fruits flies are annoying and can multiply rapidly. If you find yourself suffering from an abundance of them in your kitchen or elsewhere then it is time to put some apple cider vinegar to work for you. Fill a large bowl with the apple cider vinegar. Use a plastic wrap to cover the bowl. Use a pencil to poke some holes in the plastic wrap. Put it in on a counter-top or on a table. The fruit flies will be able to get into the bowl but won't be able to come out.

Cornmeal Remedy For Ants

Have ants suddenly started to take over your home? Use cornmeal to safely get rid of them without harming pets or children. You should fill bowls with cornmeal or put piles of cornmeal on paper and rest the bowl or paper in areas where you see ants crawling. The ants will eat the cornmeal and bring some of it back to their colony for storage. However, once they eat it they will not be able to digest the cornmeal and this will kill them. This is not an instant solution, you may have to wait a few days to see the ants start disappearing, but it will work.

Basil Remedy For Flies

Is your home being overrun by pesky flies? Flies are one of the biggest health hazards around, they carry germs and diseases when they pitch from one place to the next. If you find that your home is being overrun by them, you should get potted basil plants and place them in your home. You may also want to plant basil near entrances to ward off pesky flies.

Onion Remedy For Spiders

Spiders can be scary depending on how big they are and how much of them you are dealing with. If you have small children and pets, spiders can cause panic. You can banish spiders by cutting up onions and placing them in bowls of water. The spiders will be repelled by the odor. Leave the bowls near areas that the spiders use to enter your home.

If you find that your home is being overrun by any of the pests mentioned above. Natural remedies are a quick and easy solution when used consistently. Contact a home pest control service for more help.


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