The most powerful scents that repel spiders are peppermint, citrus, cinnamon, cedar and tobacco. Other repellents include white vinegar, a sealed and clean perimeter, cats, citrus and cedar mulch or shavings.Continue Reading
Burning a cinnamon candle can keep spiders at bay. One can also spray all the crevices and entry points of a house with peppermint or citrus oil mixed with water. Also, white vinegar mixed with water is a powerful spider deterrent. Spreading cedar mulch around a house, and hanging cedar shavings in dark places like closets will deter spiders.
Cats are notorious spider killers and will help keep a house's spider population under control. Finally, a clean and sealed perimeter of a house will keep spider habitats away from one's abode. To achieve this, clean away any bordering wood or leave piles, and properly caulk all doors and window sills.Learn more about Pest Control