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6 Warning Signs Your Pet Has Fleas

Spotting these signs early can stop a small problem from becoming much worse.

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Can Mosquitoes Bite Through Clothes?

Avoid mosquito bites all summer long by wearing the right clothing.


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Should You Provide Drinking Water for Bees?

You're probably already providing a bird bath for your feathered friends, but did you know bees need water, too? Here's...


This Bait is Under $15 and Keeps Your Home Cockroach Free

Let the War of the Roaches begin—with Hot Shot Liquid Roach Bait. This product is the affordable and...


This $5 Handy Tool Removes Ticks From Dogs, Cats and Humans

Prevention is the best medicine, but when a tick comes into contact with pet or human skin, you'll be happy...

Kill Your Yard’s Pests with the Wondercide Flea and Tick Spray

Bugs bugging you? Check out the Wondercide Flea and Tick Yard Spray to eradicate your lawn's pesky visitors. 


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8 Warning Signs You Have a Raccoon Problem

Keep your home and family safe from raccoons by knowing what to look for.

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What to Do if You See a Bald-Faced Hornet Nest

Here's how to identify a bald-faced hornet nest, and how to proceed if you find one in your yard.


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9 Best Rat Traps

How do you outsmart a rat? From catch-and-release to old-school "snappers," check out this collection of top-rated rat traps.


Can This DIY TikTok Hack Solve Your Fruit Fly Problem?

No one likes fruit flies. But inevitably, they appear after you bring fruit and veggies into your kitchen. Now let's...


If You Find a Spotted Lanternfly in Your Yard, This Is What to Do

The spotted lanternfly is invasive and it's taking over in the U.S. Here's how to get rid of this pest...

Spend More Time Outdoors with This Chemical-Free Mosquito Repellent

We tried this chemical-free flying insect trap to limit the number of irritating mosquito bites we endured. Here's what we...


What Are Mosquito Repellent LED String Lights and How Do They Work?

These string lights could be great for ambiance and keeping bugs away.


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Best Bug and Tar Remover for Cars

We all know that familiar splat of a bug hitting your windshield at 70 miles per hour. The next time...


Family Handyman Approved: Ranger Ready Repellent

Check out the buzz surrounding this DEET-free, Family Handyman Approved insect repellent.


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Cities With the Worst Bed Bug Infestations in 2023

An inglorious list, indeed. Here's how to prevent bringing bed bugs home to yours.

11 Pictures That Will Change How You See Bugs

Never think of bugs as creepy or crawly again! These pictures of bugs show how amazing (and beautiful) these creatures...


How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders Using a Slinky

Hungry squirrels are no match for a Slinky. It's a simple, cost-efficient way to keep squirrels out of your bird...


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10 Things That Attract Mosquitoes to Your Home

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


4 Best Cockroach Traps for 2023

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


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 the Red and Black Bugs on My House?

Boxelder bugs invade homes each year, making them some of the most annoying fall pests. But they aren’t the only...


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These Plants Will Keep Bugs Out of Your Garden

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you're in this camp, try these plants...