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what can i use that is cheap ?

to get rid of spiders? i just moved into the place about a week ago.. Its a really nice place the only thing is these spiders... There are screens on all the windows and screen doors on both doors i dont know how there getting in but want to stop it i hate them.. Nasty... Also there are more down stairs then up stairs why is this? I only rent the place so what can i do.. i dont want them biting on my kids

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:52 AM on Jul. 10, 2010 in Home & Garden

Answers (6)
  • My Dad uses that Ortho Home Defense spray and swears by it. Maybe you could try that?

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 12:53 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

  • Ask your land lord to pay for a pest control company to come and spray.

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 12:54 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

  • You can buy large bottles of spray for the inner and outer perimeters of your home for about $20.

    Answer by Erin814 at 12:54 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

  • Hedge Balls work to repel most spiders and a lot of people will let you have them or sell them for 25 cents.

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 1:01 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

  • How many spiders are we talking about here? Is it just one or two? Or more like twenty? If it's just one or two and they aren't poisonous, honestly I would leave them be. They kill all kinds of nasty other bugs.

    Answer by Christina807 at 8:35 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

  • First off, Spiders LOVEEEEEEEEEE cardboard so get rid of all the cardboard boxes you might have around and switch to plastic bins if you can. Also, the spiders like cool dark areas especially in your kitchen or bathroom or even closets. So go and get some Eucalyptus oil, but it in a spray bottle and add a little water. Spray areas like under your sink and in cabinets and your closets. Other bugs hate eucalyptus too, lol- so thats an added bonus. Some people use it as an actual bug spray instead of products containing DEET. It's WAY cheaper and safer than having someone come out and spray, but if they continue to be a problem... I would ask your landlord to call in a professional.

    Answer by MamaCarterof5 at 10:59 AM on Jul. 10, 2010

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