Lavender is a fantastic natural remedy for keeping creepy crawlies out because while the scent repels them, it makes your home smell calm and comforting.
This is a particularly popular deterrent for moths, who like to nestle in your wardrobes and drawers.
Put a small sachet of dried lavender in your drawers, and in your wardrobes, to make your clothes smell nice while keeping moths at bay.
You can also put a few drops of lavender oil into a spray bottle with water to make a natural room spray that repels moths, flies and mosquitoes.
Peppermint oil is a natural remedy for keeping the outdoors, outdoors.
Peppermint oil is known to repel ants, spiders, mosquitoes and even mice.
Try mixing a few drops of peppermint oil in a spray bottle with water, and spraying it liberally across window sills, doorways, and any other entrances for trespassing pests.