8 DIY Bug Repellent Tricks for Household Bugs #infographic

8 DIY Bug Repellent Tricks for Household Bugs #infographic

Most of us are looking forward to the summer arrival every year. It's a time for backyard barbecues, pool parties and relaxing in the sunshine. Unfortunately, summer is also a favorite time of year for pesky insects. If you see a cockroach scuttling across the floor or encounter an ant infestation, you may be tempted to go to town with chemical sprays to wash them out.

Nevertheless, conventional pesticides contain several ingredients which are toxic to all living creatures, not just insects. Check at your natural pest control strategies to keep you, your neighbors, and your pets safe this summer for the most popular bug invaders.

Ants are some of the most common Summer domestic insects. Drawn indoors by the seductive smells of overripe fruit or sticky jam spills, they're hard to remove once you've chosen your counters as a food source. Although harmless, seeing thousands of ants running around your food isn't appealing. Nevertheless, ants are normally averse to the peppermint smell, and it's easy to repel your own natural insect.

Including dousing ant-prone areas with homemade peppermint spray, removing the ants ' food source is the most effective way to keep those insects at bay. It includes being vigilant about cleaning up after every meal. Wipe the kitchen surfaces every night and be sure to at least sweep and mop every couple of days.

No household insect can be as despised as the bed bug, and the warm weather in the summer just makes them flourish. These crafty ideals will in turn shift onto various pieces of furniture throughout the household, and it may not always be enough to get rid of the infested mattress. Fortunately, use of diatomed earth has been shown to be effective in killing a number of household insects including bed bugs. Diatomaceous earth is a type of fossilized sand algae.

8 DIY Bug Repellent Tricks for Household Bugs #infographic

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