Get Rid of Scorpions Naturally

Scorpions can be very harmful to children, especially baby scorpions because they can not control the amount of toxin they release. However, for most adults they usually just cause a little pain at the sight of the sting.

 

Scorpions are known for making an appearance in the summer time due to they are trying to find areas to keep cool and away from the summer sun, but yet still have food. With that being said, they will try to enter your home by any means possible, whether it be through a drain, through a crack in a wall, a door, or a window.

You can try and eliminate the scorpions from entering your house by sealing any and all cracks in and around your home. You can also move an wood piles you may have up against or near your home, at least 25 feet away from the home.

It is important to keep in mind that even though you may take every precaution necessary in order to keep scorpions away and out of your home, there is still a chance that one or even a few may gain access into your home. With that being said, you may want to try using an all natural spray in order to get rid of the scorpions until you are able to get a professional pest control technician to your home.

A quick and all natural spray that you can make and keep handy in order to repel those scorpions away is lavender oil. Simply add 10-20 drops of lavender oil to a bottle filled with 2 cups of water and simply spray around your doors, windows, and all along the inside of your home.

Planting a few lavender plants along the perimeter of your home is another great natural way to keep those nasty things out of your home and away from your family.

DIY Scorpion Treatments

DIY Scorpion Treatments

Although most scorpions in Gilbert are not poisonous, except for two species in particular, they can still be painful if stung by one and annoying, scary little pests. Regardless if scorpions are poisonous or not, they are a creature that you do not want anywhere in your household. So, here are a few things that you can do yourself in order to keep them out and away from your home and family.

DIY Scorpion Treatment

DIY Scorpion Treatment

1. You will want to get rid of any wood piles you may have in the garage or in your yard, as well as trash piles and landscape trimmings. They love to hide in these piles due to the moisture that is inside. Scorpions will try and find a home for themselves in anything that provides some sort of water.

2. You will want to seal and cracks that are around doors, windows, siding, and cracks around plumbing. Inspect your house for anything that may appear to be a form of an entry way for scorpions into your home and seal them properly.

3. You can go to a local pesticide store or home improvement store and purchase a residual spray that you can spray along the perimeter, interior and exterior, and potential entry points around your home. You can also add an extra precaution by laying down an insecticide dust in your attic, which is also another entry point for scorpions. This dust is also good to apply to any cracks that you may have. Placing the dust in window frames is also recommended.

While taking these precautions to keep scorpions out of and away from your home, it is also important to know that scorpions live by eating other insects, so you may want to routinely spray your home for all insects, keep all those nasty and annoying pests away, will help keep the scary pests away as well.