We all want to keep our houses pest-free, but the chemical pesticides in stores are way too toxic and harmful for using anywhere near your home, family, and pets. If these chemicals can kill insects, surely they cannot be good for us and it’s better to use something natural and safe when it’s possible.
Listabs wants to show you these simple, easy, safe and effective tricks to get rid of household insects. cool stuff, cool stuff
Cockroaches are not only disgusting things to see in your house, but they also may carry very harmful diseases. There are many products you can get from the store but they are usually highly toxic. This trick is very cheap and safe, and most importantly, it works.
Chop one onion and add one tsp of baking soda, and put this mixture in the corners of your house. Reapply it daily and very soon you will find your house roach-free. cool stuff, cool stuff
Ticks can be very different in size and color. It is very important to protect yourself, your family, and pets from these little nasties, because they may be very harmful, and sometimes even deadly. If you are not very keen on applying chemical pesticides to your skin or on your dogs’ fur, try these natural and safe mixtures.
- Tick repellent for humans
Mix 20 drops of rose geranium essential oil, 10 drops of sweetgrass essential oil, 5 drops of lavender essential oil, 5 drops of citronella or lemon essential oil, and one tbsp of rubbing alcohol, and dilute it to 100 ml with vinegar or water and transfer it into a spray bottle. Shake well and spray on your clothes before going outside.
- Tick repellent for dogs cool stuff, cool stuff
Dogs seem to always be targeted by ticks so check your furry friend frequently, especially after walks at the park.
Mix 20 drops of rose geranium and pennyroyal essential oil with 2 tbsp of almond oil and place a few drops of it on your dog or on their collar.
Do not use it on cats or pregnant animals.