Summer's right ahead, and with that come wasps building nests in every nook and cranny of home exteriors. There are lots of noxious products out there that claim to keep the wasps and other insects at bay, but did you know that a simple color can do the job?Light blue paint on porch ceilings isn't just done out of Southern tradition. Apparently, the color also keeps wasps from building nests and spiders from weaving webs overhead. Has anyone tried this and gained some firsthand experience repelling insects with color? Let us know in the comments below!
Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.
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