6 Ways to Get Rid of Household Bugs

Is your house infested with lots of tiny bugs? Maybe your indoor plants also have a couple of white bugs. They can cause problems for you, especially during the colder season of the year. As a matter of fact, what happens is that the bugs may take refuge in your house in order to survive. While you may expect the creatures to stay out of your home, they may get in anyway causing you lots of problems.

Do you want to get rid of the bug problem from your house? If so, you can call a pest control service. But if you don’t want to choose this route, you can follow the 6 methods given below in order to eliminate the bugs. Read on to know more.

Peppermint Oil

Aside from making your home smell great, mint and peppermint oil are very good at repelling ants, mosquitoes, spiders and mice, just to name a few. All you have to do is mix some drops of quality peppermint oil in water and then shake the bottle. You can then spray this solution around your vents, doorways and windows.

Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous Earth is made from properly crushed one-cell algae that is fossilized. The great thing about DE is that it is harmless for humans but deadly for inspects, such as earwigs, beetles, spiders, stink bugs, flies and bed bugs, just to name a few. This thing is so effective that it kills bugs within 2 days of contact. The bugs will die out of dehydration.

Neem Oil

This oil comes from the Neem tree. It’s so powerful that it can kill more than 200 species of annoying insects; however, it won’t hurt wildlife or humans. All you have to do is spray this oil on your domestic plants in order to eliminate white flies, thrips, and aphids, to name a few.

Insect Traps and flypaper

Insect traps and flypaper are good at luring insects in via color and scent. What you need to do is use poison-free traps and they will kill flies, centipedes and moths without causing any harm to you or your family.


Pyrethrin is obtained from the chrysanthemum flower. Actually, this insecticide can affect the nervous system of insects. All you have to do is spray this solution on moths, fleas, flies, mosquitoes or other insects for eliminating them quickly.


Lavender is powerful enough to repel fleas, moths, mosquitoes and flies. What you need to do is spread small bags of dried lavender in your closets. Alternatively, you can spray lavender around your home for keeping bugs at arm’s length.

So, if you have been tired of the tiny bed bugs in your house, we suggest that you give a go to the natural methods given above. If the problem is too worse to control with these tips, we suggest that you give a call to a good professional pest controller. This may cost you some money but the problem will be controlled in a timely fashion.


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