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How to Get Certified as an Exterminator

Ever want to be a critter buster?

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Very, Very Tiny Brown Ants

Don't let these little cuties go unaddressed.

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How to Stop the Top 8 Spring Pests

Stop small problems before they turn into infestations.

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How to Get Rid of 4 Winter Pests

Your warm home gets more tempting in colder months.

Winter Pest Control and Prevention

Freeze out unwelcome visitors.

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How to Get Rid of Bees

Get your bees to buzz off.

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5 Ways to Kill Yellow Jackets

Sting the yellow jackets before they sting you.

A centipede on a white background.
Battling a Centipede Invasion

Here's how to get rid of unwanted pests.

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Prevent Indoor Pests this Summer

Relax in a clean environment free of unwanted inhabitants.

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How to Repel Wasps

Here's a roundup of some simple methods.

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How to Get Rid of Ants in Kitchen Drains

Ants can survive in hard-to-reach places.

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How to Get Rid of Birds in the Attic

Shoo away unwelcome attic birds in 4 easy steps.

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How to Get Rid of Wasps Under Siding

Knowing how to get rid of wasps can be a potentially life-saving skill.

A chipmunk inside.
11 Natural Pest Repellents

Here's how to make your home less welcoming to pests.

A great black wasp gathers nectar from a group of white flowers.
Identifying and Removing Black Wasps From Your Home

Learn some things you didn’t know about these insects and find out how you can safely handle them around your home.

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Eliminating a Larvae Infestation

What are they? Where are they coming from?

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How to Make Homemade Bee Repellent

Follow these simple steps to make homemade bee repellent.

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5 Useful Fruit Fly Control Tips

Fruit fly control is not only important so that the pesky little insects are not swarming in areas of your home and are creating a nuisance. They can present a risk of bacterial contamination. Actually, 100 pathogens have been associated with fruit flies. These include E. Coli, Salmonella and Staphylococcus.The

A yellow jacket.
4 Ways to Prevent a Yellow Jacket Infestation

Yellow jackets are pesky creatures that nest in homes.

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Is That a Dangerous Spider?

You can't ignore or befriend these 3 spiders

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2 Types of Ant Traps for Your Kitchen

Household ants can cause a lot of trouble in your kitchen area, and you might consider different methods

Should You Be Worrying About Flying Spiders?

The bottom line is that they're very unlikely to harm you.

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How to Safely Kill Silverfish in Your Home

These unwelcome guests love to munch on bread and paper.

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9 Easy Pest Prevention Strategies You Aren't Using

Add these surprising hacks to your standard defenses.

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Get Rid of Silverfish

They're faster, but you're smarter.

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Using Boric Acid to Kill Fire Ants

Be the one to set fire to these nasty ants.

Mice hidden away in a nest.
How to Recognize a Mouse Nest

Nobody wants a mouse in the house.

An upside down cockroach on a wood floor.
Pest Control: DIY or Go to the Pros?

How do you know if it's an easy fix?

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7 Houseplant Pests and How to Stop Them

Identify and attack these plant eating invaders.

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Hidden Signs You Have a Pest Problem in Your House

Look for these telltale indicators to find pests quickly.

Yellow jackets (wasps)
How to Get Rid of Yellow Jackets in Your Attic

There are several options to try to give wasps the buzz off.

A rat gnawing on wood.
Most Common Cool Weather Pests and How to Get Rid of Them

Some pests are more likely to invade during the winter.

Three ants perch on the petals of a flower in the front yard.
Keeping the Ants Out

You can keep ants out with these tips.

Silverfish
How to Use Boric Acid to Kill Silverfish

Silverfish in your home will eat through fibers.

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5 Simple Ways to Deter Scorpions

Instead of killing scorpions, try this.

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3 Ways to Kill Earwigs in Your Home

Earwigs can make an unpleasant presence in your home.

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How to Get Rid of Spider Mites in Your Home

Spider mites are a terrible pest.

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How to Get Rid of Bats on Your Porch

There are several things you can try to get rid of bats.

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Indoor Pest Control Info

Note - Keeping helpful predators outside your home reduces interior problems. These include frogs, spiders,

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Answers to Questions About Indoor Insect and Pest Control

More Home Care Questions and Answers > Q. I have found a large wasps' nest. I found two different

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How to Make Homemade Gnat Traps

Gnats seem to appear in droves overnight. Thankfully, this homemade trap takes even less time to set.

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How to Prevent Centipedes From Entering Your Home

Get these pests out of your home, and prevent them from returning.

Termite trails in old, rotted wood.
How to Get Rid of Wood Borers

Save the wood inside your home by familiarizing yourself with common wood-boring pests and extermination methods.

A cricket on a wood surface.
How to Kill Crickets Using Natural Products

Crickets can be a nuisance, but using pesticides may not be the answer for eliminating them. Here are some natural solutions.