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

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Tips for Hiring a Termite Exterminator

They'll crunch and they'll munch and they'll chew your house down! Here's how to work with an exterminator to battle termites and come out on top.

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How To Identify and Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants may not eat the wood they chew, but they can still cause a lot of damage to your...


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These Are The Most Annoying Pests In Every State

If you search Google to learn how to deal with pests, you aren't alone. Based on Google Trends data, here...


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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...


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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.


How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

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.

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How to Keep Mice and Other Pests Out of Your Home

How to keep out mice, squirrels, bats and other unwanted animals.


Identifying Bug Bites: How to Figure Out What Bit You

What are all those mysterious red itchy spots that turn up in summer? We asked dermatologists for a guide on...


How to Keep Snakes Away from Your Yard and House

Learn how to keep snakes away from your yard and home, and what to do if one slithers in anyway.


Here Is How to Remove a Tick (And What Not to Do)

Ticks are disgusting little blood suckers. When they bite you, they can make you sick. Here's how to avoid being...


How to Get Rid of the 10 Worst Garden Insects

As if weeds and weird weather weren't bad enough, gardeners also have to face insect pests. Here's a look at...

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How to Make Homemade Mosquito Repellent

Here's how to create an inexpensive mosquito repellent that will keep the bugs at bay and your bank account happy.


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How to Keep Birds from Becoming Pests

Deter nuisance birds safely with reflectors, sounds and other things that spook them and prevent window collisions.


Bird-Eviction Caulk

Here’s how to keep nuisance birds from perching and building nests on house ledges.


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Bugs That are Actually Good for Your Garden

Among the hundreds of thousands of bug species, some are really beneficial for your yard. Discover the good bugs for...


How to Identify and Get Rid of Flying Cockroaches

Moving around faster and infiltrating homes easier, flying cockroach species are pests requiring patient and systematic pest control solutions.


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How to Handle a Cockroach Infestation

Infestations that take over a home or business can cause health and property damage. Learn what to do when a...


How to Identify and Get Rid of Australian Cockroaches

Though resembling an American cockroach, this species acts a little differently, making pest control tricky.


How to Identify and Get Rid of Brown-Banded Cockroaches

What do brown-banded cockroaches look like and how do you get rid of them in the home and yard?

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Everything to Know About the Cockroach Life Cycle

Discover what a cockroach's life cycle is like to understand how to identify and combat these household pests.


How to Identify Different Types of Cockroaches

Here's how to tell what type of cockroaches are invading a home based on their looks and behavior.


How to Identify and Get Rid of Florida Woods Cockroaches

Big, slow, and smelly best describes this Florida invader of homes. Take care of them quickly and efficiently.


How to Identify and Get Rid of American Cockroaches

Also known as the water bug, the American cockroach is one of the most common household pests in the United...


How to Identify and Get Rid of Smokybrown Cockroaches

Smokybrown and coming to a cabin near you. Control cockroaches with these pest control insights.


How to Identify Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

Hissing and fighting are proud characteristics for this cockroach. But are they dangerous or are they domesticated?