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    What Causes Bed Bugs?

    Bed bugs aren't caused by dirt and filth and they're not a holdover from some deadly plaque from years ago....


    You Can Now Buy a Bee Hive at This Popular Store

    While having a beehive seems terrifying, it could be really good for your landscape (and the enviornment)! Here's where to...



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    How to Get Rid of Snakes Like a Modern-Day St. Patrick

    Snakes are a major pest problem in some regions, and getting rid of them can be quite a challenge—but not...


    How to Get Rid of Crickets

    How to Get Rid of Crickets


    Black Flag® Spray Gets Rid of Ants-and Creepy Crawlers

    Black Flag® Ant & Roach Killer2 is powerful and works fast. I noticed immediate results.


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    How to Get Rid of Box Elder Bugs

    Outfitted in black and orange, box elder bugs have the look of Halloween about them, but they're no treat. We'll...


    How to Get Rid of Gophers

    Gophers can cause damage to plants and underground structures. Here's how to get rid of them in a humane way.

    Does Homeowners Insurance Pay for Bed Bug Extermination?

    The cost for professional bed bug extermination typically ranges from $500 to $1,500, depending on the extent of the invasion....


    How to Find Bed Bugs in Your Car—and How to Get Rid of Them

    Mattresses and sofa cushions are among the most obvious places to check for bed bugs. But these sneaky creatures can...


    How to Get Rid of a Mouse in a Wall

    Mice seek out the darkest spots, such as inside air ducts and wall cavities to set up residence. And where...


    Flying Ants vs. Termites

    Flying ants and termites are not the same thing. Here are the differences and what you can do about an...


    DIY Termite Control: 13 Must-Know Tips for DIY Termite Control

    Termites are active all year-round, so there's no bad time to start preparing your defenses against these wood-chewing pests. There...


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    How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs: A DIY Guide

    Unlike mosquitoes and ticks, bed bugs don't spread disease, and there are practical steps you can take to prevent or...


    14 “Harmless” Bugs You Didn’t Know Could Bite You

    Even the sweetest bugs can bite if provoked. Here are a few insects you wouldn’t suspect.


    How to Get Rid of and Prevent Garden Voles

    Voles and moles both dig up your yard, but they’re different in many ways. Here’s what you need to know...

    Here’s How to Keep Mice Out of Your Kitchen

    Now that the mouse is out of your kitchen, how do you keep it out for good? These tips will...


    Cleaning Tips to Reduce Household Dust

    Studies show that the average six-room home in the United States collects 40 lbs. of dust each year. Sounds impressively...


    This Surprising Hack Will Keep Spiders Out of Your Car

    Be sure to clean out all nooks and crannies thoroughly. And then, because spiders despise the smell of lemon, you...


    13 Bizarre Bug Facts That Will Totally Freak You Out

    These facts will make your skin crawl about as much as the creepy crawlies themselves!


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    The 16 Most Disgusting House Bugs and How To Get Rid of Them

    You may be surprised by which of these house bugs are actually helpful and which are downright dangerous. Either way,...

    The Best Homemade Fly Trap

    Wonder how to get rid of house flies around your home? Wash a plastic beverage bottle and cut off the...


    13 Secrets Termites Don’t Want You to Know

    For such small little guys, we termites can cause some really big damage. Here's what you need to know to...


    Millipedes vs. Centipedes: How to Keep Both Out of Your Home

    Neither carry disease or cause damage, but that doesn't mean they're welcome in your home.


    5 Natural Gnat Traps to Try

    Gnats can prove particularly annoying once they get inside your house—especially since it can be difficult to notice them until...


    Grill Storage Tips for the Winter

    Protect your grill from moisture and bugs


    What is a Spider Cricket?

    What is a spider cricket