Do Your Own Pest Control

Control bugs and other pests in and around the house

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Stapler

You'll need a hose, a dehumidifier and a trash can

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Live trap
  • Mole trap
  • Cantelope
  • Bleach
  • Lime
  • Fertilizer
  • Mulch
  • Duct tape
  • Lemongrass
  • Motion-activated light and sprinkler
  • Mint
  • Basil
  • Screen mesh
  • Soda bottle
  • Vegetable oil
  • Peanut butter
  • Gel ant bait
  • Expanding foam with pest barrier
  • Bay leaves