There are plenty of ideas on how to keep spiders out of your home and you may have tried a few of them – from conkers to ultrasonic plug-ins.
But experts agree there is one thing which always works – it is cheap, effective and won’t cause any harm to your home or the spiders.
Whether your terrified of spiders or just don’t want them crawling across your carpet you can use the cheap and simple hack to keep your home free of the eight-legged invaders.
Homes tend to be running wild with spiders at this time of year as they head in from the cold, crawl out of the gaps and go on the hunt for a mate.
So how so you stop them? Peppermint oil – according to the experts at Goodtoknow.com .
A spray bottle full of water laced with a couple of drops of peppermint oil can do wonders. Simpy spray at all entry points around your home – doors, windows, vents, cracks and pipes.
It acts as a repellent, reports The Mirror , and if you combine it with clearing away the cobwebs you already have you should be spider free this autumn.