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How to Keep Spiders Away
How to make sure spiders don't come back? Pest control ideas:
-- Make sure all entrance holes and cracks are sealed. Spiders
can get through very narrow spaces.
--Get rid of all wet paper or cardboard. Most spiders
love damp paper products. They need moisture to survive.
--Scan around the outside of your house for leaves, bushes
and shrubs that come in contact with the house. Make
sure there is minimal contact with the house. From time
to time go around the outside of the house with a
--In the spring
I keep my eyes open for the clusters of baby spiders (in the hundreds) that are often visible around the
outside of our house. I give them a good spray of "Spider Ban."
(CIL product) You can catch them in a paper towel if you are
--Try to keep other bugs
and flying insects down to a minimum. Spiders want to be where they can
catch some food. If there is no food source they will go away or die.
--Remember to dust often in order to destroy any webs that
--House plants that are exposed to sun light
will tend to be dryer and less appealing to spiders.
--Ultrasonic pest control devices remain unproven.
Try some and let me know the
-- Don't leave clothes, towels and other junk lying around
on the floor. Again, this is spider habitat.
stripping around windows and at the bottom of doors. Be
proactive. Don't be immobilized by arachnophobia.
--Do you bring fire wood into
your house? Spiders can enter your house this way. Bang the wood on the ground
before you bring it into the house or bring it from
outside directly into the wood stove.
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