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Does Hanging Pennies in a Bag of Water Really Keep Flies Away?

Not a fan of loose change? In the South, some people swear by using change in a bag of water to keep bugs at bay!

Can You Use Mothballs to Keep Out Pests?

Pest infestations can be nasty. Could mothballs help?


Pro Tips for Basement Finishing

These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...


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Fact or Fiction: Is Cheese the Best Bait for Mice?

It may seem natural to bait mouse traps with cheese, but experts say you'll have better luck luring your resident...


How to Get Rid of Bats in Your Attic

Because they can cause structural damage, among other things, it's important to learn how to get rid of bats.

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How to Keep Squirrels from Eating Pumpkins on Your Porch

How to keep squirrels from eating pumpkin displays.


11 Pests That Could Be Hiding in Your Attic

These critters didn’t sign a lease and could be living rent-free and wreaking havoc in your attic. Here’s how to...

12 Rat Myths You Need to Stop Believing

You may see them in alleys, under a patio and even find them living in your attic. Rats can be...


Use a Mouse Pad To Open Jars

Throw that extra mouse pad in a kitchen or workbench drawer and use it to loosen caps on jars and...