A Clean Chase: Natural Ways to Keep Your Home Pest-Free
Sep 25, 2019
It’s that time of the year - when your home not only deserves that sparkling new look, but you’d love for it to be beautiful and hygienic from within too. However, cleaning the house doesn’t have to mean dousing it with nasty chemicals and sprays that can make you run away before the mites do: and damaging the earth too.
Yes, your home can be pest-free while being eco-friendly at the same time. Run down this list of eco-friendly and pocket-friendly natural ways to keep your home pest-free.
Lemon peels have that fresh fragrance that acts as a natural pest chaser. Spiders, ants and mosquitos shun lemon peel fragrance. So just rub problem areas in your home – window ledges or door way frames with citrus peel.
Humid weather attracts cockroaches and silverfish. Sprinkling baking soda in silverfish-prone areas is a good natural technique. A small box with pieces of charcoal kept in a room can also help in reducing humidity there.
Sprinkling baking soda inside garbage bin will in keeping the odour down and prevent bugs. Also, replace the soda once a month.
Cucumber slices or just peels do a great job of driving ants away. They also chase away moths, wasps and silverfish. Line up an entrance or window sill with cucumber peels. But do replace this soon – rotting cucumber will attract other pests then.
Common kitchen ingredients are all you need to keep a basic aura of health and hygiene at home. And, of course, keep your spaces clean, uncluttered and aired out while you are at it. Enjoy eco-friendly pest control and reduce the negative impact on the environment. The world belongs to all, after all.