Learn how to make a simple, clean and effective homemade bed bug repellent. It is time for you to sleep tight and forget about these nocturnal insects that might be living in your bed right now.
The bed bugs are of the most common blood sucking insects that exist in your house right now. Their favorite meal is the human blood and their favorite place to live is your warm, soft places like your bed. They are responsible for many of skin damages and for giving you a bad night of sleep.
We have already made a tutorial on how to make homemade bed bug traps. They are extremely effective to know if the bed bugs are an existing problem in your house at this moment or not. In just one night they can help you to identify them in a homemade and cheap way. However if you already know that you have this insect problem. We recommend you to skip the trap and go directly to make the repellent.
What Do I Need for My Homemade Bed Bug Repellent?
The best thing about this homemade bed bug repellent is that it is totally clean. It doesn’t involve the use of dangerous poison or chemicals that your bed might absorb. The materials that you are going to need are:
- 2 tbsp. of washing powder.
- 2 tbsp. of Dettol or any other disinfectant.
- 500 ml. of water.
- 1 window cleaner bottle.
After you have gathered the materials, the only thing you need to to is to mix everything inside the window cleaner bottle. You can do it by placing first the water and then the powders. Close it and shake it well for a few seconds.
To use this homemade bed bug repellent effectively you need to spray your whole bed each morning for a whole week. This will allow the mix to be absorbed. You don’t need to worry about odor or humidity because you are only using cleaning products for this repellent. This is a mixture that will kill the bed bugs on contact. It will also get rid of the eggs and repel any other new bed bug from entering in your furniture.