Imagine you opened your garage door after a month, and all that you see is spider web all around. Feels disgusting, right? I can understand the feeling. Even at a working garage, these little spiders make their way and built their web so smartly. But one should keep the garage clean to maintain a pleasant atmosphere in the garage and keep the garage bug-free.
So what should be done? How to keep spiders out of the garage? Well, I have come up with this article that will lead to removing all the spiders out of your garage efficiently. Read the step by step process below and get rid of the spiders from your garage with a simple and secure method.
How to Keep Spiders Out of Garage
1. Clean Away Their Hiding and Living Spots
Does your garage also have clutter and dark corner? Of course, it must have! Anyways these dark corners are the main reason for having spiders in your garage. As you are not able to see through the dark areas always and won’t keep it clean too. So congrats, you have built a perfect home, your spider friends. Well, even I had lots and lots of junk back in my garage, and I literally used to throw boxes like anything.
The first and foremost thing to keep the spiders out of the garage is to clean the garage thoroughly. Relocate the furniture or things that are stuffed in the garage and clean the garage with spider repellant liquids.
2. Clear Their Webs and Nests
Once you have succeeded in cleaning your garage and if you sense it clean and tidy. Now its time to vacuum out the place. If you ask me, you need to follow this step at least once in 3 months to keep your garage as a new one. While lubricating the garage doors or while cleaning the garage, there are possibilities of dirt or debris to be there. Look around at the trouble areas, pick the vacuum cleaner and let’s remove the dirt.
Make sure to clean the cobwebs very correctly. Even a little miss clean can be a call of a spider family. Cleaning the webs through a vacuum cleaner can actually remove all the cobwebs perfectly. Spiders don’t tend to have an active exoskeleton, and they can’t stand the pressure of vacuum cleaner. Remember, corners are the main villain.
3. Reduce The Unwanted Stuff and Food Supply
Just for your information, spiders are not the only bugs that are a pain in your garage’s ass, but there are other bugs too. Because of the other bugs and insects spiders attract towards such places. So what have you learned? Make sure you keep every bug, insect, or any flying mosquito out of your garage to not invite the spiders.
Spiders eat other bugs and that it the main reason they live in your garage because your garage is also a place of living for insects! LOL! Anyways just being a little sarcastic and coming back to the point. Try to reduce these prey as they are the food supply for the spiders. Use garage pests, fogger, bug bombs to reduce the insect population.
4. Block Their Ways to Enter
As we all know that spiders can live everywhere, even at the smallest place and the worst one too. Thus you need to fill the cracks of leakages of your garage if there are any. These cracks in your foundation, doors, or windows are the way for spiders to enter into the garage.
You can put a patch against the wall, doors, or windows and make sure there is no such place left form where the spiders or any other insects can enter into the garage. You can also use a fitted screen or bug netting to seal up the areas that couldn’t be patched up — this way, you are blocking every possible way for the spider to enter the garage.
5. Use a Spider Repellent Always
Spider repellent is a must-have product at every garage to get rid of the spiders. As I have mentioned above, you can use fogger or bug bombs to take the spiders out of your place. Even Boric acid is a common insecticide used to kill bugs and spiders. You can also use Terro Spider Killer to kill the spiders.
Make sure you maintain the cleanliness and maintain to spray the repellent. It is not that difficult to get rid of the spiders from the garage once you start using Spider repellent.
I hope you never face the spider in your garage, but if you have this similar problem, then this article is here at your rescue. Follow these simple steps to reduce and eradicate spiders form your garage. Once you clean your garage and are free form spiders, make sure to maintain the consistency of cleanliness and hygiene. Now its time to say bye to your little spider besties and to me too. I will be soon back with another article and solve your little and not so little issues