The Scents Will Help Keep Ladybugs Out Of Your Home

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Regardless of where you live, there’s a good chance that ladybugs are rampant right now. Late summer and early fall tend to be favorites of the ladybug, and they love to make their way inside our homes. Some types of ladybugs also bite! If you’re sick of combing ladybugs out of your hair and feeling them crawl up your arm, one scent alone will keep them away.

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According to Crafty Morning, lemon is the one scent that ladybugs absolutely cannot stand. All you have to do is spray one of the following products around your windows, door frames, and baseboards.

Lemon Pledge

Lemon Lysol wipes

Lemon Pine-Sol

Coconut lemongrass counter cleaner

Mix a bottle of water with lemon juice and spray

Mix a bottle of water with Ajax lemon soap and spray

Diffuse lemon essential oil in your house

In one cup of warm water, dissolve two tablespoons of sugar and add two drops of dish detergent. Leave in a dish. It not only collects them, but it kills them, too.

There you have it! Lemon is the secret to keeping ladybugs away, so choose one of these methods and your home will stay ladybug-free!