Does deodorant or body spray kill spiders?

SEEING a spider out of nowhere can freak you out, and the first thing that comes handy to kill them might be deodorant or body spray.

But can these products kill eight-legged critters?

Does deodorant or body spray kill spiders?

Some deodorants or body sprays can kill spiders.

Indeed, they contain a quantity of chemical compounds powerful enough to kill these critters.

Some products will have a good effect and will kill spiders as soon as they are sprayed on them.

On the other hand, some might not be strong enough.


Some deodorants and body sprays are strong enough to kill spidersCredit: Getty – Contributor

Having an insecticide on hand just in case is always better as it is a stronger product that ensures you get rid of the creepy invader.

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Added to this are the undisturbed corners that you might miss when dusting or vacuuming.

Be sure to pay attention to these places outside the eyes, as these are areas that spiders prefer.

Here, spiders can build their webs and lie quiet there, away from predators.

It also provides them with a warm, dry place to comfort themselves.

What are the best ways to get rid of spiders in your home?

There are several ways to get rid of spiders in your home.

One of the things you might take for granted is to move the trash cans outside your home.

Garbage attracts spiders and it may be one thing that attracts critters to your home.

Also, be sure to keep them as far away from doors and windows as possible and also keep them closed.

To get rid of a crawling creature, get a friendly, furry creature that will help you.

Cats in particular are the ideal animal to have around the house to get rid of spiders.

They hunt anything that moves and will also chase away unwanted spiders and other insects from your home.

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You can also try mixing vinegar and water and dousing it on spider-infested corners of your home.

Its smell will disappear as soon as the mixture dries, so if it bothers you, apply it before you leave the house.

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