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Keep pests out of your home with DIY tips and advice from professional pest control specialists.

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    Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Strategies and Techniques

    When it comes to pests, keeping them out of the house can make for a safe and comforting home. Take manners into your own hands with these do it yourself pest control techniques.


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    What Are Cutworms and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

    These insatiable pests munch your grass, leaving unsightly bald patches. Here's how to spot them and eliminate them.

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    Can You Repair Termite Damage To Your Home?

    If you suspect termites are lurking in and around your home, act fast! These nightmare bugs can inflict heavy damage...


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    Termites 101: Everything You Need To Know

    Termites can be the bane of a property owner's existence. Learn how to keep these wood-munchers from eating you out...


    Unbelievable Hacks for Keeping Mosquitoes Away For Good

    Mosquitoes certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique...


    10 Mistakes You’re Making to Attract Mosquitoes to Your Home

    Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!

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    What Is the Spotted Lanternfly?

    Don't be deceived by the spotted lanternfly's pretty speckled wings. The presence of this bug spells trouble for several important...


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    7 Signs You Might Have a Termite Infestation

    As small as these insects are, they can make an awfully big mess. Know what to look for and what...


    5 Best Cockroach Traps

    Don't waste time on inferior products to get rid of cockroaches. We talked to pros about what to use, and...


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    If You See a Dryer Sheet in Your Mailbox, This Is What It Means

    There's actually a really good reason for it...


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    How to Get Rid of Armyworms in Your Yard

    Destructive and tenacious, armyworm invaders devour everything in their path — including your lawn. Here's how to mount a counterattack.

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    7 Best Tick Removal Products

    When you find a tick on your pet or yourself, these tick removal products come in handy.


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    How to Get Rid of Leaf Beetles in Your Garden

    Leaf beetles are destructive pests for food crops and home gardens. Find out how to get rid of leaf beetles...


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    How to Identify and Get Rid of Aphids on Outdoor Plants

    Fast-multiplying aphids spell nothing but trouble for your home garden. Here are our tips for identifying and ridding your plants...


    Best Tick Repellents For Your Yard

    Worried about ticks? Don't be! Here are the best ways to get those tiny intrusive pests out of your yard.


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    What Are Lawn Grubs and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

    A few grub worms are no problem. A lot of grubs spell trouble for your yard. Learn how to spot,...


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    10 Lawn Pests That Can Cause Problems

    Spring brings showers, flowers and — unfortunately — many lawn pests. Here's a collection of the most common invaders you...


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    Cicadas 2021: Are You Ready?

    Every 17 years, Brood X cicadas emerges from the ground, make a lot of noise, lay eggs and quickly die...


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    7 Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Cabin

    Use these savvy strategies to keep unwanted critters from invading your log cabin, summer home or cottage this vacation season.

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    How to Stop Mole Crickets From Damaging Your Lawn

    Mole crickets are one of the most destructive turf grass pests in the southeastern U.S. Here's how to send them...


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    Are Chinch Bugs Eating My Lawn?

    Despite their tiny size, chinch bugs can wreak havoc on your lawn. Here's how to spot an infestation and get...


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    What Is Diatomaceous Earth?

    Diatomaceous earth can be used for everything from deodorizers to tick and flea powder. Its loyal fans find many more...


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    5 Deer-Resistant Flowers for Spring

    Tired of watching your tulips come up in spring, only to be eaten back down to the ground? Plant these...


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    How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs in Your Garden

    Stink bugs not only stink but are also tough to kill in your garden and your house. We talked to...


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    Why Are White Caterpillars So Bad For Your Garden?

    Tiny holes in your cabbage leaves were likely made by cabbage white caterpillars. Here's how to get rid of them...