Plant a eucalyptus tree in the garden. As well as being low maintenance and smelling wonderful, the strong medicinal scent will repel spiders. Spiders supposedly hate all citrus scents, so rub citrus peel along skirting boards, window sills and bookshelves. Turn off your lights. While light itself doesn't attract spiders, it does attract the insects that spiders feast on so turn off the outside lights to prevent spiders coming near the house. Stop indoor lights from shining through outdoors by using opaque blinds and shades.
If you do need to keep the lights on, use yellow sodium vapour lights as these are less likely to attract insects. Old wives' tales have it that spiders are repelled by chestnuts.
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While not scientifically proven to work — like a peppermint spray is — scattering a few conkers on windowsills and in the corners of rooms certainly won't do any harm and many people swear by it as a spider deterrent. Conkers can be poisonous so please consult your vet before putting these in your home if you have pets.
Another scent that spiders are said to detest is cedar. Hauling a cedar plant into your home isn't exactly practical, however, but there are many products on offer to give this one a try.
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John Lewis offers a range of options to hang in wardrobes or put in drawers or corners. Sand them down every now and then to refresh the scent, what's more the woody aroma is said to repel clothes moths too. Known for its vampire-repelling properties, turns out spiders don't like the smell of this pungent bulb either. Depending on how strong a scent you yourself can cope with, either put whole cloves or crushed cloves into a spray bottle filled with water and use to scent the corners, floors and skirting boards of any room prone to receiving unwanted guests.
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Isolate your leggy little tourist—along with fruit, if that's where you found it—in a plastic bag or container, Buddle says. Put that package in the fridge to slow the cold-blooded arachnid down.
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This makes it easier to brush it into a jar or other container, wearing rubber gloves if you like. If you're too uncomfortable, Buddle says, you can put the whole shebang in the freezer, which will kill the spider, leaving an intact specimen for identification. If you're bitten, an ice pack on the area will usually suffice for treatment, Sewlal says, but she suggests seeking medical attention if you experience symptoms such as "increasing pain, nausea, vomiting, sweating, dilated pupils, uncontrollable muscle spasms, and loss of consciousness.
If you are curious about the spider's species, you can photograph it or bring the specimen to a natural history museum or a college. See a video of the world's biggest spider. In case the spider is a non-native species that got into your house via your food, don't release it outside. The animal could harm the native environment.
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If you found the spider elsewhere in your house, you can put it outside. If the spider did arrive in your food, "although it pains me to say this [as an arachnologist], the best course of action is to probably to kill the eight-legged cargo," Buddle says—and Sewlal concurs.
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