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Pest Control Videos

These This Old House videos showcase all of our pest control projects, how-tos, and designs.

Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor learn about getting rid of termites
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How to Deal with Termites

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva consults with a professional exterminator about ridding a home of termites

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How to Deer-proof Shrubs

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows 5 ways to keep deer from lunching on your landscape

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How to Animal-Proof a Porch

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs a humane animal barrier

Young deer eating leaves off small tree
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How to Deer-Proof Small Trees

Learn how to keep deer away from young trees and shrubs with landscape contractor Roger Cook.

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How to Select and Set Up a Mouse Trap

Ask This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook gives tips on the best ways to trap mice, and how to keep them out of a home.

Holding a solar panel
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How to Protect Solar Panels from Pests

Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey explains the culprit behind damaged solar panels and how to prevent future damage

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Install a Critter-Proof Garden Fence

Use pressure-treated lumber to build a sturdy post-and-rail enclosure that prevents animals from swiping your veggies

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How to Control Tropical Pests

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to control insect pests without the use of pesticides

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How to Use a Propane Mosquito Trap

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook explains how fuel-powered bug zappers work