Does Vinegar Kill Spiders on Contact? {Shocking Answer}


Does Vinegar Kill Spiders on Contact

Spiders are scary, If you see them in your house, then surely you’ll want to try each and every possible method to get rid of them. So does vinegar kill spiders on contact?

Vinegar is acidic and will burn the spider on contact, most spiders will not instantly die on contact but they usually die a few minutes after contact.

Did you know you can kill or repel spiders out of your house by using just home remedies.

Today, we will discuss the use of white vinegar in killing spiders.

There are some people, who say, it works, while others say, it doesn’t. So, let’s check the details below.

Does Vinegar Kill Spiders?

The vinegar we use at home is slightly acidic. Technically, it is 5 to 8 percent acidic.

Because of its acidic nature, it can remove germs and oil stains from surfaces.

As it contains acetic acid, it is believed that spiders die after getting contact with it. This all depends on its acidic nature. Along with killing, you can also use vinegar to repel spiders. You can also kill termites with Vinegar + Lemon mixture.

How to Use Vinegar to Kill Spiders

The first thing you have to do is to mix equal parts of white vinegar and water. Prepare a mixture, fill it in a spray bottle and shake well.

Now, spray this mixture directly on the spiders, and on their webs.

As told earlier, white vinegar can also be used for repelling spiders. So you can also use it that way.

Spray the mixture on dark corners, and near the entry points of your house like doors, windows etc.

You can also place small dishes of vinegar in some areas of your house. Its odor alone will repel them.

Can I Get Rid of Spiders with Vinegar Alone?

You can use white vinegar to kill a few spiders if you use it correctly.

But, to get rid of all the spiders from your house, vinegar is not a good choice for you.

You can repel a few spiders, but, it’s not highly effective on which you can trust.

I’ll say that, if you use the vinegar remedy at your home, then there are equal chances that it’ll work or don’t work.

But, if you’ve vinegar at your home, then try it. You’re not spending any money. If it works, then there is nothing better than this.

But, if doesn’t, then you can use professional products like sprays, bug bombs etc. If you want to check, I’ve written an article about Spider Foggers a few days ago.

Final Words

White vinegar remedy can work for you, so I highly recommend that, if you have this at your home, try it at least once.

You can also use hair spray to kill spiders, I wrote an article on that topic here

After using it, please comment on this article about your experience.

Dinesh Kumar

Hello, I'm Dinesh. I have 4 years of experience in dealing with pests. I try to provide you the best information that'll help you to make the pest control process easy & affordable. In recent years, I've helped hundreds of homeowners to protect their home from pests like bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas, house flies, snakes, rats and other pests.

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