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From bed bugs to mice to whatever it is that’s munching on your garden, these critters need to go—now. Here’s how to tell if you’ve got a problem and what to do about it.

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How to Get Rid of Spiders for Good

Even the most ardent nature lovers don't want any eight-legged house guests in their homes. Here's how to banish spiders once and for all.

10 Best Ways to Get Rid of Pesky Fruit Flies

When it comes to banishing fruit flies, these simple DIY and store-bought methods are quick and painless. Well, for you,...


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If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means

Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...


If You See a Dryer Sheet in Your Mailbox, This Is What It Means

It could save your mail person from being stung by a wasp!


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6 Pictures That Will Change the Way You Look At Moths

Butterflies may get all the glory, but these reader pictures of moths prove that some are just as beautiful and...

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This Woman Almost Lost Her Leg Due to an Ant Bite

After an ant bite, a woman with type 1 diabetes was told she needed an amputation. Here's how doctors were...


Here’s How to Get Rid of the Most Common Pantry Pests

Pantry pests are exactly what they sound like: pesky little bugs that like to set up camp where you store...

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Here’s Why You Should Never Kill a House Centipede

Centipedes may be creepy looking, but you may want to think twice before squishing that bug to bits.


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These Are the Most Annoying Pests in Every State

If you search Google to learn how to deal with pests, you aren't alone. Based on Google Trends data, here...


What Is the Deadly Kissing Bug?

Don't let the cutesy name fool you—these bugs can cause serious harm.


10 Products That Keep Bugs Away From Your Outdoor Eats

Whether you're looking for mosquito repellent or wasp traps, we found the best way to keep your outdoor gathering bug-free.

Here’s What Really Kills Cockroaches—And What Doesn’t

Looking to get rid of cockroaches lurking in your house? If you can't wait for the exterminator to get to...


14 Exterminator Nightmares that Will Make You Cringe

Birds in vents, raccoons in the attic, and a python on the front lawn: You won't believe what these experts...


9 Myths About Ants You Need to Stop Believing

According to many pest experts, these DIY remedies do little to fix the problem at hand. With 80% of homeowners...


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What’s That Crawling Around My House? A Funny Guide to Do-It-Yourself Pest Control

Have you seen these insects lurking around your home? Beware! They have the ability to make you squeal, and, in...