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Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Strategies and Techniques

When it comes to pests, keeping them out of the house can make for a safe and comforting home. Take manners into your own hands with these do it yourself pest control techniques.

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7 Best Roach Killers for Apartments

Living in a multifamily building has its challenges. Cockroaches are one of them. Here are the best roach killers for...

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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10 Types of House Spiders

Arachnid alert! We run down the types of house spiders you're likely to see in and around your home.

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How To Get Rid of a Wasp Nest Inside Your Wall

Don't mess around with wasps. If you have a nest in one of your walls, get rid of it —...

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How To Attract Bats To a Bat House

Bats make great neighbors. Here's how to entice them into your bat house, and your life.

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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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Bat Bugs vs. Bed Bugs: What’s the Difference?

How do you know if you have bat bugs vs. bed bugs? Both are closely related and look alike. We...

The 5 Best Basement Air Purifiers to Remove Dust, Allergens and Odors

You and your family can breathe easier with a basement air purifier to clean and filter the stuffiest and mustiest...

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What’s the Difference Between Fleas and Ticks?

What do these two tiny pests have in common and how are they different? Two bug experts help break it...

If Your Mice Traps Aren’t Working, These Hacks Will Help

Are your mousetraps not working? Here are some easy solutions to solve your latest pest problem for good.

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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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Everything You Need To Know About Mold Mites

Mold mites! Yes, they're a thing. Minute and fast-producing, these little specks-of-a-bug "mite" surprise you. Here's what to know.

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How to Dust Your Home the Right Way

There's no way to prevent dust from accumulating in your home, but you can control it with a regular cleaning...

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What Should You Do if Fly Eggs Hatch in Your House?

A fly expert offers help and advice to keep annoying flies and their eggs out of your home.

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Is Your Christmas Tree Infested with Bugs?

Yes, there are several kinds of insects that you might find in a real Christmas tree. Luckily, they're easy to...

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7 Tips on How To Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

Spiders and basements; with one comes the other. If spiders in your basement are too close for comfort, keep them...

How To Build a Bat Box

Bats are good neighbors, voracious mosquito eaters and key pollinators. They're losing ground now, but bat boxes can help.

Is Your Yard Bear Proof?

Learn what might attract bears to your yard, and how to keep you and them from harm.

8 Ways To Keep Squirrels Out of Your Yard

Clever squirrels entertain and enrage, depending on your perspective. Here's how to keep these confounding creatures out of your yard.

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The Most Rat-Infested Cities in America

Does your city have the worst rodent problem? Plus, tips on how to get rid of rats and mice.



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Tips for Getting Rid of Squirrels

Regretting that kitschy corncob feeder you installed last year and wondering how to get rid of squirrels? Check out these...

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8 Bugs You Actually Want Around Your Home

If you see a bug in the house, your first instinct might be to squish it. Before you do anything...

What to Know About Raccoons in Your Yard

Raccoons are not fussy. They eat nearly everything and live almost everywhere. Here's what an animal expert recommends if you...

Rats vs. Mice: Which Causes More Damage to Your Home?

Mice and rats love to gnaw, and your house is a buffet of wood, drywall, plastic and electrical wires. Which...

What Are Clover Mites and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

Four-leaf clovers are good luck charms. Clover mites, not so much. Here's the lowdown on these teeny-tiny nuisance pests and...