There’s not many of us out there that are a fan of spiders. In fact about 50% of women and 10% of men admitted to having arachnophobia. With over 40,000 different species of spiders out there, there is definitely a need to keep these things from sneaking into your house at night.
Although our arachnophobia might want us to crush these little creatures with an old shoe, it’s best to know that almost all of these 40,000 species are harmless to humans, and in fact, are actually a very necessary part of our ecosystem. But there’s no harm in keeping them out of your house.
This DIY spider repellent that can get the job done in a quick and humane fashion. Just follow the directions below and watch the spiders run away from your house.
What you’ll need:
- A spray bottle
- Black pepper
- Vegetable oil
- Dish soap
Mix 1/2 cup vinegar, 1/2 cup black pepper, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, and 4 drops of dish soap together in your spray bottle. Now simply spray along the outside of your outside doors and windows, and anywhere else they might sneak in.