100% Natural, Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth product can be dusted around the outside of your house, in cement cracks, gardens and behind major appliances. Diatomaceous Earth will detour pests such as spiders, scorpions, roaches and crickets from entering your house.
Homemade Spray Deterrent
Because Diatomaceous Earth is dangerous to inhale, it cannot be put down around furniture and beds. A homemade natural bug deterrent can be made of water, lavender oil and vinegar. Shake the solution up in a spray bottle and squirt it on the baseboards and around sleeping areas.
Natural Mosquito Repellent
If you are having trouble with mosquito's on the back porch, there is a money saving Amish remedy you may want to try. Take an empty 2 liter bottle and add one banana peal, one cup of vinegar and one cup of sugar. Mix up the concoction and hang it outside on the porch. It won't be long and it will begin to act as a natural bug trap.
Natural Bug Repellent
If all else fails, Burt's Bees makes an affordable natural Herbal Insect Repellent that can be worn.