Stop Bugging Me: Safe And Natural Pest Control

From spiders to ants to Japanese beetles, household pests can be a huge bother. Nobody wants bugs creeping around the house, but at the same time, getting rid of an infestation is not an easy task. One of the most common ways to fight back is with harsh pesticides.

The problem? Many pesticides are filled with chemicals that not only attack pests but also can harm humans and hurt the environment. In some cases, commercial pesticides can even contribute to serious illnesses such as cancer. If you use them as a solution to your pest problems, you risk causing harm to yourself, the people in your household, and the planet. Finding safe and natural options for pest control is a much better alternative.

Recipes for Homemade Bug Repellent

How can you repel pests with natural products? What are the best ways to fight off insects without relying on harsh chemicals? The good news is, lots of everyday household products work effectively against bugs and pests but are not dangerous to humans. You probably have many of these ingredients in the pantry already. If you’re looking for a few ideas to try in your own home, check out the recipes in the below infographic.

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