How Do I Keep Lizards Away from My Kitchen?

How Do I Keep Lizards Away from My Kitchen?

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Q: We live in the tropics, where pests like house lizards are aplenty. I realized recently that those pests have been roaming on my clean dishes (utensils, cups, etc.) that are set to air-dry on the dish rack.

This means they're also all over my counter, too. Other than having to wipe my dishes dry every night (tedious!), are there safe suggestions on how to keep these gross creatures away from my kitchen?

Sent by Aimee

Editor: No, this isn't an April Fool's joke! This is actually a question from a reader, and she'd love some advice from those who've lived in tropical climates on how to keep pests and lizards out of the kitchen. Any tips?

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