You do not want insects crawling and flying around your home. You find them in the kitchen or near your houseplants. The best way to prevent insect infestation is to eliminate their food supply and get rid of their favourite hiding spots―cracks, crevices, the spaces behind photo frames, and so on.
The search for an effective way to rid yourself of insects can be a lengthy one. The good news is, we’ve listed a few tips to make it simple for you to get rid of insects from your home.
Try these tips to keep insects from trespassing.
1) Use Mint Leaves
This works well when it comes to keeping spiders away. Add 1 cup of mint oil to 1 cup of water. Mix well and put the mixture in a spray bottle. Now, apply it to the areas in your home where you find spiders. This not only keeps spiders away from your home but also adds a fresh fragrance to your space.
2) Use Cucumber Slices
If you notice ants around your home, all you need is a cucumber. Slice this natural ant repellent and place it near the ant hive. The scent of the cucumber masks the odour created by the ants and also acts as a deterrent, ensuring they do not return to the area.
3) Grow Fragrant Plants
Consider growing herbs and fragrant plants in your balcony. Bugs dislike the scent of plants like mint, rosemary and lemongrass, and will stay away.
4) Use Onion Slices
Onions can help repel bugs and insects because of their pungent smell. Take a bowl of water, drop 3-4 slices of onion in it, and keep it in the infested area. This will stop the bugs and insects from coming back.
These tips will help reduce the risk of insect infestation in your home.