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Natural Ways To Repel Pests From Your Home 

During the hot summer months, keeping a cool and comfortable home can be a struggle, and with all of the bugs and pests summer brings, it can start to be an annoyance as well.D&D shares with you natural ways to repel pests from your home.

We’ve got the cool and comfortable part handled. Now let’s deal with the pests. Before you reach for the giant can of poison or other products filled with harmful chemicals, give these natural remedies to repel pests from your home a try.

Dust Mites

Did you know that cinnamon bark oil has been shown to actually control dust mites? Spray the homemade solution (below) on bedding, pillows, carpets, upholstered furniture, curtains, and only other dust-collecting fabric areas.

 Dust Mite Diminishing Spray

-Mix water and denatured alcohol 50/50 in a spray bottle

-Mix several drops of cinnamon bark oil

-Spray dust mite areas.


Mosquitoes are one of the most irritating pests out there. Not only do their bites leave itching and burning, but some can actually make you sick! Here’s a natural way to say bye-bye to bites! Catnip plants!

 The Power Of The Catnip Plant

Mosquitoes are not fond of this plant or its extract at all. Grow this plant in your yard or apply catnip oil on your skin.


Ants can be kept at bay with white vinegar! Have you noticed ants on your surfaces or counter tops? If so, this tip is for you!

 Adios Ant Solution

Combine 50% water and 50% white vinegar and spray surfaces where you’ve seen ants. The smell will get rid of them quick!


Citrus is good in your water and apparently…good on the windows? Yes! The smell of citrus actually repels spiders!

 Spider Repellent

Mix water and lemon or lime juice in a spray bottle. Spray down windowsills, surfaces and doorways to repel those eight-legged nightmares.

Now that you have gotten rid of pests in your home with these helpful tips, leave it up to D&D to keep your house cool and comfortable in the hot summer months! Give us a call today for all of your AC and plumbing needs!

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