Does Lemon Pledge keep spiders away?

I've read this in a few places and I live in the woods by a lake. The spiders don't seem like there hurting anything but ive never been bit yet. I dont want to spray a pesticide with a baby in the house so im wondering if anyone has ever tried lemon pledge. I read that it works but I dont want the sweet smell to attract more spiders. Anybody tried it?

5 Answers

  • Ranger
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    I use Lemon Pledge on all of my cupboards, coffee tables, etc. I still have to go around once a week and knock down the spider webs, so I would say this Urban Myth is Busted.

  • 4 years ago

    Lemon Pledge Spiders

  • 1 decade ago

    It does work, but is only marginal and temporary. it makes a better

    furniture polish.

    I doubt the spiders will be any problem, and just routine cleaning

    with a vacuum and maybe some sticky traps will keep them under


    This is autumn and spiders are very active. this is as bad as they

    will likely get.

    Source(s): UC Irvine, entomology
  • 1 decade ago

    I read that too. Have not tried it.

    I have never seen a spider on a table i used it on.

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    no dont kill them haram!!!

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