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

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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 rid of these destructive pests.

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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...


    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...


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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.


    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...


    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.



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    8 Best Insect Nets for Your Deck and Patio

    Enjoy backyard barbecues, pool parties and dinners on the deck this summer. Here are our picks for the best insect...

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    Homeowner’s Guide to Spider Pest Control

    Spiders in the house? Here's what every homeowner needs to know.


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    The Homeowner’s Guide to Rodent Pest Control

    From mice to muskrats, rodents are among the most common and destructive household pests. Here is our guide to controlling...


    How to Choose the Right Bed Bug Treatment

    After identifying a bed bug infestation, you'll want to keep it from spreading. Here's what every homeowner needs to know...


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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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    8 Best Cockroach Repellents

    The cringe-worthy cockroach. Learn what products and methods are best for repelling these loathsome intruders from your home.


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    Are Bed Bugs Dangerous to People, Pets and Property?

    Bed bug bites can be the first sign of infestation. Find out if bed bugs are dangerous and what can...