This one simple trick will easily banish spiders from your home

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GIANT house spiders are set to invade the cosy corners of British homes this autumn – so it’s probably best to prepare your home to deter the beasties.

Around 150 million of the monster crawlies are set to creep in, but thankfully for arachnophobes there’s a simple way to keep your living space critter-free.

 Keep your house critter-free with this handy tip

Keep your house critter-free with this handy tip

There’s no need to call in pest control, as flushing out the spiders can be as easy as spritzing peppermint-scented products around.

After vacuuming and dusting your home to rid an existing webs, mix up the two-part solution.

To make the repellent, add around 20 drops of peppermint oil to a bottle of water.

After pouring this into a spray bottle, spritz generously around your house.

 You may notice an influx of pests on a rainy day - but here's how to keep them away

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You may notice an influx of pests on a rainy day – but here’s how to keep them away

Take extra care to cover any small nooks and crannies, which can provide the perfect hidey holes for the eight-legged creatures.

Unlike other methods, this one prevents the bugs from being harmed.

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Instead, it encourages them to relocate to your garden – so you won’t need to worry about getting crawled on in the night.

Your home serves as a warm, dry place, ideal for the creepy-crawlies to seek comfort – and there’s a surprising number of different species of them in Britain.

Here are more top tips for spider-proofing your house.

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