Pest Repellent

Homemade and Natural Pest Control Repellent

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First, pests are unwanted creatures, both in and around the home. Find below the following recommended homemade pest control repellent. Additionally, to aid in making your home or commercial premises pest-free. Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry guaranteed professional pest control service to kill pests in North Shore, East, South Auckland City and West.

Things Needed:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Baking Soda
  • Bowl
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Cinnamon
  • Cotton Balls
  • Crushed Mint
  • Lavender Oil
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Peppermint Oil
  • Sachet
  • Water


  • To begin with, make a homemade mosquito pest repellent. Firstly, add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to a water bowl.
    – Place the container where you would like to repel mosquitoes, especially noting the areas where mosquitoes are. Such as the likes of a terrace or pool.
  • Likewise, make a sprayer rather than a bowl. Similarly, add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to a spray bottle full of water.
    – Equally, spray the mixture in locations where you see mosquitoes.
  • Find out this way to make a homemade ant pest repellent. Mix cinnamon and cayenne pepper.
    – Then dust the mixture alongside ant trails.
  • Learn this way of making homemade mice chemicals. Dip the cotton balls into peppermint oil.
    – Place cotton balls in areas around the home where mice usually frequently.
  • Try this method of making a homemade fly repellent. Wrap the crushed mint in sachets.
    – Position the sachets around the house to correspondingly repel flies.
  • Know this procedure in making a homemade cockroach pest repellent. Combine equal amounts of powdered sugar with baking soda.
    – Dust the powder mixture in locations around your home where cockroaches frequently hide, such asĀ under the kitchen sink.

Other Natural Pest Repellents:

  1. Vinegar
  2. Cayenne Pepper
  3. Peppermint Oil
  4. Lavender Oil
  5. Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control service solves the root, not spray the symptom

The last thing you want is a sign on your door saying “closed for spraying.” Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Control uses an integrated pest management methodology. Therefore, we try to solve problems at the root using means other than a spray solution, even though our solutions are EPA approved.


With over 35 years of pest control Auckland service experience, there’s no doubt we can deal with your pest problems, too!

Steam ‘n’ Dry Pest Repellent Auckland Services since 1987. Call us on 0800 199 399, or send us an email.


By Graeme Stephens

Updated: 15/6/2022