Those eight-legged arachnids crawling around in scary movies may not be the same as the ones you have in your home, but that doesn't mean that isn't how you think of them when you see one (or more) inside your house. When you spot a spider, panic may set in before you gather up enough gall to grab the nearest shoe and kill that one spider. When you spot more than one spider or you have begun seeing a lot of spiders in your home, severe panic may then set in. Before you put the For Sale sign in front of your home, there are a few things you can do to get rid of those spiders and take control back of your home. Read on for some helpful tips.
1. Call Pest Control
Calling a pest control company gets you off of the hook from trying to get rid of the spiders yourself. You can call out a specialist to get rid of the spiders in your home for you. They have the right equipment to get the job done right and prevent spiders from returning. They also have the know-how to find where the source of the spiders are coming from and can help take care of this problem as well in order to prevent this type of problem again.
2. Set Spider Traps
If you don't have arachnophobia (or even if you do and you're feeling brave) and you think you can handle getting rid of the spiders on your own, you can set spider traps around your home. Look at your local hardware store for spider traps such as glue traps to get rid of the spiders. You can also spray the nests if you have spotted them to kill any eggs that may be laying in wait.
3. Spray Your Home With Peppermint
Spray your home both inside and out with peppermint to help repel spiders and keep them at bay. Peppermint is not a scent that spiders like, and it's all-natural, so you can use it all over your home safely, or even in your garden if you need to. Create a spray yourself using a few drops of peppermint essential oil, water, and a spray water bottle.
If you have an issue with spiders taking control of your home, it's important to find the source of your problem, otherwise, you'll continue to have spiders in your home. Call a professional pest control company to help you get rid of your spider problem for you. And check out related sites for more information.