Outdoors, gnats can break up an impromptu neighbor-to-neighbor chat session, ruin a good run and drive gardeners indoors in frustration. While gnats may be coming from some other areas near your property, there are a few things you can do to deter them from taking up residence on your property.
Controlling gnats indoors starts with not letting them inside in the first place. Because gnats are so tiny, they can fly through some screens. To avoid gnats in your home:
Homemade DIY gnat control measures range from drawing gnats into jars or glasses of apple cider vinegar or red wine and wearing vanilla extract outdoors as a gnat repellant. You may consider purchasing a BTI product through a plant nursery to treat the houseplant soil. For professional pest control solutions contact your Truly Nolen location to schedule a free pest inspection and to devise a plan to keep your home pest-free from season to season with our Four Seasons approach to pestcontrol.