Anybody have a safe solutions for getting rid of spiders in the house?

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  • I just sweep them into a dustpan and take outside. Peppermint oil works well. Or hire a monthly service.
  • LYNNE LYNNE on Sep 26, 2017
    I spray my "Webster" (or a broom with a cloth on it) with an organic insecticide (or Home Defense, and use it on the ceilings and in corners. My home has high ceilings, and spiders seem to like corners.....
  • Polly Fuller Polly Fuller on Sep 26, 2017
    had problems when I lived in a lake house. Use to use pest bombs a couple of times a year. one in every room and basement too. worked well. I hate spiders.
  • Amanda Amanda on Sep 26, 2017
    Try using peppermint oil. They don't like the smell. Put it on cotton balls and place them around. You can also use vinegar water. I spray it in the basement on the baseboards and any cracks or crevices. Before doing any of them I would vacuum and clean the corners real good.
  • Treva Kirby Adams Treva Kirby Adams on Sep 26, 2017
    Sonic insect devices work well and don't use much electricity. There are plant-based sprays (oil from marigolds and rosemary, etc.) that also work but can be hard to find.
  • Kristina Freeman Kristina Freeman on Sep 26, 2017
    Tempo SC Ultra it is a insecticide you mix up can be purchased almost anywhere Walmart, Amazon will deliver
  • Barbara Barbara on Oct 05, 2017
    We had a service come and spray inside & out. They said they are "spider mites", as tiny as a flea/tick! No wonder we never saw them. They said they hang out up around the ceiling in the 90 degree corners, then come down at night and bite. The guy said they blow in from outside when the doors and windows are open. After he sprayed we thoroughly vacuumed each and every room! Success at last thank God!
  • Chloe Crabtree Chloe Crabtree on May 06, 2021
    1. Vacuum your home from top to bottom.
    2. Limit outdoor lighting and remove non-essentials from home perimeter.
    3. Place sticky traps indoors to identify problem areas.
    4. Administer non-toxic pesticide to problem areas discovered.
    5. Apply spider repellent.
    6. Seal openings in building envelope.


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