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    Tips for protecting your home from bed bugs

    Tips for protecting your home from bed bugs

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Want to get rid of bugs in your home and not spend a fortune? Open up your cabinets. According to eHow.com, there are items you probably already have around your home that may keep the critters away.

Soap and water is an easy and affordable homemade solution. Mix two parts of a bath or hand soap with one part water in a spray bottle. You can spray this on any cockroach you see.

To get rid of mosquitoes, fill a large spray bottle with warm water, pour in a squirt of dish soap (this will help the solution to stick to the lawn), then pour in two spoonfuls of peppermint oil.

To eliminate spiders, mix one quart of five percent white distilled vinegar with one tablespoon of coconut oil.

For ants, mix equal parts of sugar and active yeast with two parts molasses. Place one teaspoon of mixture on the non-sticky side of post-it notes, place the post-its in locations where the ants are known to travel.

To kill fleas, sprinkle sea salt on all of your rugs and leave it there overnight. In the morning, vacuum it all up and throw the vacuum bag in the outside trash immediately afterward.

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