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

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


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...


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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.


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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.

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...


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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How to Get Rid of Indoor Plant Bugs

Learn how to eliminate and prevent bugs on indoor plants, including aphids, mites, mealy bugs, scale, fungus gnats and more.


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The Homeowner’s Guide to Ant Pest Control

Ants, the most common insects in the world, are an essential part of our ecosystem. They're also a big nuisance....


12 Best Ways to Kill Ants in Your Home and Yard

There are many ways to kill ants in and around your home and yard. Check out this rundown of the...

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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.


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A Surprising Hack to Keep Mice Away For Good

Mousetraps aren't the only tactic for keeping mice away. This simple, natural remedy will help keep those furry little creatures...


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The Best Way to Treat Every Type of Bug Bite

Bug bites seem to pack a whole lot of pain and itchiness for such a tiny little injury. Prep for...


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5 Ways to Treat a Bee Sting

Bees pollinate our favorite flowers and provide us with delicious honey. But there is a cost. When your outdoor fun...


6 Key Differences Between Bees and Wasps

Use this handy guide to know whether it's a bee or wasp buzzing through your backyard.

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...


8 Bugs You Should Never Kill In Your Garden

No one likes bugs. Well, unless you're an entomologist. But not all bugs are created equal, especially when it comes...


8 Mosquito-Repelling Plants You Need in Your Backyard ASAP

Why invest in pesticides or bug sprays to control mosquitoes when you can repel them naturally with plants?


10 Natural Ways to Eliminate Garden Insect Pests

Looking for ways to eliminate garden insect pests without resorting to pesticides? Get our tips for controlling harmful garden bugs,...


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.


Never Get Stung Again! 6 Tips to Avoid Insect Bites and Stings

‘Tis the season of barbecues and bare feet. Unfortunately, it’s also the season of bug bites and bee stings. Be...


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Expert Tips for Keeping Mosquitos Away This Summer

Summers are already long and hot, but they don't have to be itchy.


16 Ways to Win the War Against Mosquitoes

Take back your summer nights and family get-togethers!

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How to Get Rid of Snakes

Does the thought of a snake slithering around your home send shivers down your spine? Then check out our top...


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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...


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Snowblower Won’t Start? Here’s What to Do

When the snow flies, here's what you need to do to get an obstinate snowblower started.


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The Best Ways to Trap Mice

Proper trap baiting and placement are essential to successfully eliminating mice from your home. Follow these tips and techniques to...


Tips and Tools for Achieving Better Painting Results

Seasoned professional painters have learned from experience what paint works best in any situation, what equipment is durable and yields...


Job Site Clean-Up Tips

The job's not over until you've cleaned up your mess. Use these tips to limit the mess in the first...