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.
Cities With the Worst Bed Bug Infestations
An inglorious list, indeed. Here's how to prevent bringing bed bugs home to yours.
What Are Leafhoppers and How Do I Get Rid of Them?
The leafhopper. Never has an insect been so copiously prevalent yet rudely ignored by lawn enthusiasts. Here's why they require...
What Homeowners Need To Know About Skunks
It's not all that hard to coexist with skunks. Here's how to keep them from moving in, and how to...
Does Hanging Pennies in a Bag of Water Really Keep Flies Away?
Not a fan of loose change? In the South, some people swear by using change in a bag of water...
Boric Acid Pesticides: What To Know Before You Buy
Is boric acid for you? Learn how it works, and whether it's safe for your family and pets.
12 Ways To Keep Mice Out of Your Cabin During Winter
From sealing entry points to herbal deterrents, here's how to keep mice from moving into your vacation cabin while you're...
How To Get Rid of Chipmunks
Cute and a little mischievous, we take a closer look at chipmunks and why you may want to get rid...
8 Best Products to Get Rid of Stink Bugs and Keep Them Away
What's that unpleasant smell? It may be an infestation of stink bugs. We round up the best stink bug repellents...
Do Centipedes Bite?
Learn whether or not there's cause for concern, beyond a mild case of the creeps due to all those legs.
11 Pictures That Will Change How You See Bugs
Never think of bugs as creepy or crawly again! These pictures of bugs show how amazing (and beautiful) these creatures...
8 Things Your Rodent Exterminator Wants You To Know
It's good to know what you're up against when rodents invade your home. Here's what pro exterminators say.
7 Things Your Cockroach Exterminator Wants You To Know
What you need to know about cockroaches so you can get them out of your house for good.
9 Things Your Ant Exterminator Wants You To Know
When the ants come marching in, here's what professional exterminators want you to know.
How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders Using a Slinky
Hungry squirrels are no match for a Slinky. It's a simple, cost-efficient way to keep squirrels out of your bird...
What Is a Woolly Bear Caterpillar?
Autumn ambassadors with astounding abilities, woolly bear caterpillars have wormed their way into our tool sheds, folklore, festivities and hearts.
If You See This Pattern on Your Porch, This Is What It Means
This peculiar squiggly pattern is caused by a certain type of garden pest. Learn why they do it and how...
Homeowner’s Guide To Flying Ants
Encountering a swarm of airborne arthropods in and around your home can be unsettling. Don't panic! Here's what you need...