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Pest Control

If you're moving to a new home, getting rid of unwanted bugs and other critters is essential. We've compiled all the best pest control tips to get you started.

How to Get Rid of Skunks

We often smell a skunk before we see it. The odor that comes from a skunk is both unpleasant and unmistakable. And if you’re trying to sell your house or moving into a new one, you’ll really need to know how to keep skunks away.

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How to Keep Snakes Away from Your Home and Yard

Snakes of all types can be found in most regions of the U.S., so chances are you might come across one in your yard. Because some people often fear snakes (whether they’re poisonous or not), it can be challenging to think with a clear head when they’re around. Learn how to keep snakes away once they’ve made themselves at home.

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7 Natural Pest Control Remedies That Work

Many households are considering the long-term consequences of using chemical pest repellents and taking natural pest control remedies into their own hands. While laws exist to help protect consumers from dangers in the commercial pest control industry, it’s empowering to make your own natural pest control so you know exactly what you’re spraying. There are […]

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Outdoor Fleas: How to Treat Your Yard

Your yard and lawn create a comfy environment for fleas to feed, breed, and lay their eggs. To learn how to know if you have fleas in your yard and how to get rid of them, read on and follow our comprehensive guide.

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How to Get Rid of Moles and Keep them Away for Good

What do moles look like? Including its tail, the average mole is between four and 11 inches long. They typically have black, brown, or gray fur and resemble rodents, though they’re technically small mammals. They have tiny ears and eyes, small hind feet, and larger forefeet used for digging. Even though moles look similar to […]

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How to Get Rid of House Centipedes

House centipedes can strike fear into just about anyone who encounters them inside their home. These pests have worm-like bodies with multiple sets of long, creepy legs. House centipedes prefer to stay out of sight, so if you encounter one, it will most likely be an unwelcome surprise for both you and the centipede. What […]

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Environmentally Safe and Natural Bee Control Methods

Has a large swarm of bees decided to call your property home? Bees pose a threat of stinging you, your family, or your pet, and if any of you are allergic to bees, the threat is tenfold.

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How to Get Rid of Maggots, Step by Step

What do maggots look like? Maggots are baby flies or the larval stage of a fly. They are conically shaped and often a grey or creamy white color. It is hard to differentiate the species of flies from their maggots, but if this is your goal, the University of Kentucky has put together a guide […]

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Do-It-Yourself Pest Control That Actually Works

Pests can cause serious problems in your home. Critters like roaches and rodents are known to spread diseases to humans, while others — like termites — can cause serious damage to the structure of your home. It’s very common to encounter problems with pests at some point. Fortunately, with some innovation and elbow-grease, you can […]

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How to Get Rid of Termites in Your Home for Good

Termites can cause serious damage to your home if left untreated, and are difficult and costly to remove. Professional exterminators are almost always the best way to get rid of termites, however, there are many do-it-yourself options for controlling and preventing termites as well. 

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How to Get Rid of Gnats for Good

We’ve all been there – you forget to throw out that old fruit or to take out the garbage and suddenly your kitchen is infested with gnats. But the first thing you’ve got to do before you go about getting rid of gnats is to make sure that the bugs in your home are, in fact, gnats.

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How to Get Rid of Flies Quickly and Effectively

Flies are small and seemingly harmless pests that have the potential to cause big problems. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to successfully deal with flies in your home and prevent them from coming back.  

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How to Get Rid of Fleas Quickly and Effectively

When you think of fleas, you may consider them a problem reserved for cats and dogs. Unfortunately, fleas can infest your home and use you as a host. This can lead to annoying and itchy bites, allergies, and potentially serious disease. The best way to get rid of fleas in your house is with quick […]

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How to Get Rid of Ants And Keep Them Away for Good

What do ants look like? Ants are common insects that inhabit every continent of the world except Antarctica. Though they come in different colors, they all have three body regions: the head with antennae, thorax, and abdomen.  If you see flying ants, that means they’re mature males who will soon die after mating. Wingless ants […]

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How To Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Home for Good

What do mosquitoes look like? Adult mosquitoes are small flying insects with spindly legs and narrow abdomens. Mosquitoes range from dark black to light brown in color, with different species carrying varied markings. All mosquitoes, however, possess a long and slender proboscis, an elongated mouthpart. Female mosquitoes are biting insects that feed on blood, inflicting […]

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