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11 Strategies for Do-It-Yourself Pest Control
Effective ways to get rid of your nastiest pests!
Do Your Own Pest Control
Are annoying bugs and outdoor critters invading your home? You can control most common pests on your own, without spending big bucks on an…
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How to Get Rid of Pests
From raccoons to carpenter ants, mosquitos to ticks, these tips from Family Handyman Field Editors and experts show you how to get rid of…
Get Rid of Wasps, Woodpeckers and Flies
Got pests? We've got solutions. We'll show you how to get rid of three common household pests; house flies, wasps and woodpeckers.
Fall Pest Prevention Tips
If unwanted critters are waging war on your house, it’s time to fight back. Here are some effective pest-fighting strategies. We’ll…
Too many bugs hanging around your house and yard? Here's a DIY guide to the most common ones, with information on what they are and how to get…
How to Have a Mouse-Free House
This article will show you how to critter-proof your house. Follow this advice to get rid of pests once they find a way into your home. You'll…
How to Trap Moles
Either live trap or use a spring trap to keep moles from ruining your yard. Both methods are effective and easy. Photo courtesy of…
7 Mosquito Repellent Tips
Try these seven simple ways to reduce mosquitoes in your backyard, both for the short term and long term. They include pruning, treating ponds,…
How to Get Rid of Mice
Has your family mouser retired and is no longer interested in catching mice?
How to Get Rid of Ants
Put an end to most ant problems with inexpensive products from the home center or hardware store, and save the expense of hiring an exterminator.