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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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    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...


    50 Super Dangerous Signs That Could Kill a Home Buy

    You might miss some of these signs when viewing a home



    9 Natural Remedies for Pest Control

    These common household products make great insect-control solutions. Keep those pests away with these natural remedies.

    11 Natural Bug Repellents Worth Trying

    Looking for a natural, DIY way to create bug repellents? These home bug repellent formulas use simple, organic ingredients. Try...


    20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple

    Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...


    10 Naturally Derived Tick Repellents That Actually Work

    If you're worried that certain insecticides may be harmful to your health, your pets, or nature, read on for natural...


    Here’s How to Keep Ticks Out of Your Home

    One expert predicts widespread tick activity this summer. Follow these tips to keep ticks out of your home.


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    7 Natural Ways to Keep Bees and Ants Away From Hummingbird Feeders

    Pests be gone! Discover seven smart ways to keep bees, wasps and ants away from your hummingbird feeders.


    How to Avoid Deer Ticks

    Annually, at least 30,000 Americans get Lyme disease from deer tick bites. This is how to avoid ticks and minimize...


    How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

    How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies


    The Most Insane Pest Control Ideas

    Some of these wacky pest control ideas may not work for you, but others swear by them. If you have...

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    10 Bee Friendly Plants to Have in Your Yard

    Even if you aren't a beekeeper, there are still plenty of reasons to encourage bees to inhabit your garden or...


    How to Prevent a Bat Problem

    Knowing how to prevent a bat infestation is pretty simple, just follow these tips!


    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.