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11 Strategies for Do-It-Yourself Pest Control
Effective ways to get rid of your nastiest pests!
Do Your Own Pest Control
Are annoying bugs and outdoor critters invading your home? You can control most common pests on your own, without spending big bucks on an…
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How to Get Rid of Pests
From raccoons to carpenter ants, mosquitos to ticks, these tips from Family Handyman Field Editors and experts show you how to get rid of…
Get Rid of Wasps, Woodpeckers and Flies
Got pests? We've got solutions. We'll show you how to get rid of three common household pests; house flies, wasps and woodpeckers.
The Best Ways to Trap Mice
Proper trap baiting and placement are essential to successfully eliminating mice from your home. Follow these tips and techniques to get rid of…
Fall Pest Prevention Tips
If unwanted critters are waging war on your house, it’s time to fight back. Here are some effective pest-fighting strategies. We’ll…
Too many bugs hanging around your house and yard? Here's a DIY guide to the most common ones, with information on what they are and how to get…
Get Rid of Bed Bugs: A DIY Guide
Bed bugs have been pestering humanity for thousands of years, but in the 1950s they finally met their match: the pesticide DDT. Then DDT was…
How to Have a Mouse-Free House
This article will show you how to critter-proof your house. Follow this advice to get rid of pests once they find a way into your home. You'll…
How to Trap Moles
Either live trap or use a spring trap to keep moles from ruining your yard. Both methods are effective and easy. Photo courtesy of…
7 Mosquito Repellent Tips
Try these seven simple ways to reduce mosquitoes in your backyard, both for the short term and long term. They include pruning, treating ponds,…