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.
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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.
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6 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.
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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.
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Invite Toads for Natural Pest Control

How to give these insect-eating hoppers a habitat in your garden
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Meet the Good Bugs

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