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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  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.

  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!

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

  4. Hey, I wanted to let you know that I use Pravastatin which is the generic for Pravachol. I only paid $4 at Krogers but you have to ask for them to check the "list." You can probably get it for $4 at the drugstore and Walmart if you ask.

  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

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

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

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

    Have a good evening - Kellan

  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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