Why Do Horsechestnuts Keep Spiders out of House?

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Horse chestnuts have become a popular way of keeping spiders out of the house. It is said that the husky nuts contain saponin, a chemical which spiders cannot stand and like to steer clear of. This trend was first introduced by Terry Wogan on a BBC Wildlife show.
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Keep your house clean and dust on a regular basis. Spiders like dusty dirty places. You can also use cloves mixed with a little water to make a paste.
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1. Brush spider webs away from the siding and eaves around all the sides of the house. Removing spider webs eliminates the existing spiders climbing on your siding and makes it more
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Find out how they're getting in and then try to seal up the hole, entrance, etc if possible or if they get get in through things like a door or window, try not to leave them open
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