Wednesday, June 11, 2008

what works against spiders

june 11 2008




I hate spiders!

Not the tiny ones, but the big ones that try to take over my house, race through the room at evenings when the summer is almost over and I try to relax on the coach. I hate the ones that sit above my head when I open my eyes in bed.

They trigger all sorts of unwanted reactions of my phantasy, and I just don't like THAT!

So I use the trick my grandma taught me: I use water and vinegar.

It's as simple as that.

After cleaning I apply at the places where they can enter the house, or like to hang out, like near the curtainpoles, a mixture of water and vinegar.
They hate it.

When the end of summer is near, and certainly during autumn, I repeat it regularly.

You won't enter my house thinking it is a vinegar factory. Oh no!
But the spiders smell it.
Or maybe they just pick up my vibes, telling them that whenever they enter my house, they enter my territory, and I have at least 2 males available who are not afraid of them and will hunt them down and throw them on the gardenpath between the houses, where it's dangerous.

I'm offering them a choice, and they'd better stay out!!!


This works for me.
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9 comments:

  1. Thanks for the spider tip--good to know. I usually just step on them when my cat, Spunky Doodle, hunts them down for me. She's a very good hunter.

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  2. I use Vinegar for everything else. I never thought of trying it for spiders. We have gobs of them because we live in the country. I don't mind spiders but my daughter hates them. She'll be glad to know this tip. Thank you kindly for posting to me and for sharing your tip today.

    Blessings to you!

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  3. Good to know! Yuck I hate spiders...whole body shiver! This will work for me too!

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  5. Great post!! Spiders creep me out. Fortunately, I don't have to deal with them regularly, but ya never know. You have a beautiful blog

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  6. Never heard of this remedy! I'll have to try it, we've got spiders all over the place!

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  7. I love that tip. Do you think it would work for ants as well! Spiders and ants are my two frequent summer visitors!

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  8. Great tip - I've never heard that - I hate spiders too!

    Have a good evening - Kellan

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  9. I've never heard of using vinegar and water for spider-repellant either! I'm definitely going to try it. Thank you. Oh, and I hate the little ones too. Who knows what places their icky little bodies are creeping into?

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