ua en ru

Surprising lifehack to get rid of pests in your house: Solution in every kitchen

Surprising lifehack to get rid of pests in your house: Solution in every kitchen Benefits of putting bay leaves on shelves and in books (Photo: freepik.com)

Many people know that bay leaf is a wonderful spice that enhances the flavor of many dishes. However, it is not only useful in the kitchen. But not everyone knows about the benefits of bay leaves outside of cooking.

Gazeta.pl. revelaed the benefits of putting the pantry shelves and in books.

As it turns out, bay leaves can help those with food moths at home. They hide not only in cereals. Sometimes, it is very difficult to get rid of moths precisely because these insects like to live in other rooms.

That's why put dry bay leaves on the shelves in the cabinets. It is also worth general cleaning and throwing away all unnecessary items. Food moths hide in old newspapers, cardboard boxes, and even on ordinary book pages.

After cleaning, put "bay leaves" on the shelves, but make sure they do not absorb moisture. When the leaves start becoming soft, replace them with new ones.

It's a reliable way to get rid of pantry moths forever. Just "treat" them with this drink.

Surprising lifehack to get rid of pests in your house: Solution in every kitchen

What food moths are afraid of (collage: RBC-Ukraine)

How to get rid of food moths - additional life hacks

In the kitchen, you can wash the shelves and all places where you store food with vinegar. Consider only the material of the shelves and surfaces, as acid can damage them.

You can also spread lavender, it repels insects. But the most effective method is the complete disposal of all products where moths could settle. After this, consider storing food in airtight jars and containers, especially cereals.

Earlier, we mentioned why to put bay leaves under the pillow and in the bathroom.