Have you imagined seeing pests wandering and crawling all over your home with your kids? No one likes that so what should you do when you see these annoying critters invading your personal space? 

Here are some useful Natural DIY pest control remedies: 

Pest Control

For ants you can use cucumber, vinegar and table salt. Put slices or peels around the area that serves as entry point for ant colonies. Ants dislike cucumber. You would not want a rotten cucumber inside your house so be sure to put it outdoors.  Vinegar could really help too in controlling pest. On their entry path you spray vinegar and let it dry. The strong scent of vinegar repels ants. Also, table Salt is one of the cheapest and best ways to get rid of the ants. Boil it with water and spray on the area where you usually see the ants.   

Everyone likes the scent of lavender but mosquitoes hate it. Put a drop of lavender oil to ribbons and hang them on your windows and doors. Also, garlic can get rig this irritating pest. Garlic has a strong scent even humans don’t like, even mosquitoes and it is a very effective mosquito killer. Crush a few and boil in water and spray around.  

For Spiders you can use vinegar, citrus essential oils and peppermint. Mix vinegar with water equally and spray the mixture on cracks and openings where the spider enters. For citrus essential spiders don’t like the taste of citrus on their feet such as oranges, lemons and limes. Spread citrus oil in affected areas, spiders will avoid these places but will not kill them. And for peppermint, mix peppermint oil with small amount of detergent and water into a spray bottle then spray on the areas where they usually creep around.  

In getting rid of flies you can utilize eucalyptus oil and basil. Apply eucalyptus oil in a cloth and leave it in the area where flies are. And plant basil on a pot and put it on doors and windows to keep flies away from your home. There are lots of varieties but all of them work equally effective.  

For cockroaches’ best remedies are beer, soap and water, sugar and baking soda. Put beer on small container to repel cockroaches. Place on their entry points. Soap and water is a very effective way of killing cockroaches, mix a tablespoon of liquid soap in cup of water. Spray it directly on a roach. It clogs its pores so they will not be able to breathe until it dies. Mix sugar and baking soda powder equally and apply it on the areas where you frequently see cockroaches. The sweet smell of sugar attracts them but when they eat the mixture of baking soda will combines with the acid and kills them. You may sprinkle the mixture in all possible areas where you often see them.  

These pest control remedies are tested and proven to be effective but we highly suggest that you maintain cleanliness in your house to avoid these pests. Also, you can always contact a professional to help if pest problem is already out of control.