Pesticides – SIX household items that help get rid of pests


Lavender is a fantastic natural remedy for keeping creepy crawlies away because while the scent repels them, it makes your home smell calm and soothing.

This is an especially popular deterrent for moths that like to nestle in your closets and drawers.

Put a small packet of dried lavender in your drawers and closets to keep your clothes smelling nice and moths at bay.

You can also add a few drops of lavender oil to a spray bottle of water to create a natural room spray that repels moths, flies, and mosquitos.


Peppermint oil is a natural remedy for keeping the outdoors outdoors.

Peppermint oil is known to repel ants, spiders, mosquitoes, and even mice.

Try mixing a few drops of peppermint oil with water in a spray bottle and spraying it liberally over window sills, doors, and other entrances to prevent pests from entering.

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