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Pest Control Ideas & Inspiration

Explore inspiring pest control ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.

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5 Best Insecticidal Soaps (2024 Guide)

Searching for the best insecticidal soap to safeguard your plants from invasive pests naturally? Our guide offers recommendations and tips.

5 Best Fly Traps (2024 Guide)

Having to chase flies around your home with a rolled-up newspaper or swatter can be a headache. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team takes a look at the best fly traps currently available.

7 Best Deer Repellents (2024 Guide)

While deer may look cute, they can wreak havoc on your garden, grass, fence, and more. Our review examines the best deer repellents.

Can You Bug Bomb One Room and Stay in the House?

Our guide to bug bombs explains what a bug bomb is, safety precautions to take when deploying the device, and if you need to vacate your house while the bug bomb is working.

Invite Toads for Natural Pest Control

How to give these insect-eating hoppers a habitat in your garden

Meet the Good Bugs

Letting beneficial insects do what comes naturally makes for a better-looking landscape—and less work for you