Need To Get Rid Of Lizards? We Gotchu

September 07, 2022

Do you want to get rid of lizards and geckos from your home? House lizards are an integral part of the urban ecosystem, they get rid of mosquitoes but if they freak you out, this article is for you.


The majority of them are not venomous or poisonous but can cause salmonella food poisoning if they accidentally fall into your food, so make sure they stay away from your kitchen and dining spaces.

Peacock feathers, egg shells, onion and ground pepper are useless and do not work. Don’t waste your time on them.

What Doesn't Work

Cats Are Best Pets

Pet cats are lizard and gecko hunters and will kill them and probably offer the carcass to you. – They are also not lethal to cats, so you don’t have to worry about getting their stomach pumped if they eat it

Expert marksmanship is needed to kill them. This method isn't fool proof and may result in back-pain.


Clean Your Home

Air out your cabinets, throw away open or leftover food, and clean the nooks of your house regularly. It helps in keeping the lizard population to a minimum.


Again, you need to aim, but the advantage of throwing small balls of paper dipped in water at them is the distance between you and the lizard. You can safely terrorise them from your couch.

Pest Control

Find someone else to get rid of them for you. Make sure you mention it’s for lizards because not all pest control companies get rid of them.

Some lizard-repellents like Khatnil can also get rid of them. So here are some ways to be an effective lizard killer. Did I miss out on anything?