Recent Pest Control Articles

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Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

Can Exterminators Get Rid of Honeybees?

Trying to remove a honeybee hive from your property can be both dangerous and difficult. It’s recommended to let a professional pest control company with experience in honeybee removal handle the task for you.

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Home Improvement
Kaia Koglin

7 Tips for Keeping Mosquitoes at Bay

Mosquitoes are more than an annoyance. From minimizing their breeding grounds to masking the scents that attract mosquitoes, here are seven tips to keep them away.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Do All Ticks Carry Lyme Disease?

You likely take certain precautions not just to avoid tick bites, but to avoid Lyme disease, the main tickborne illness. But do all ticks carry Lyme disease?

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

Bye Bye Flies: How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Getting rid of fruit flies and making sure that they don't return is a pretty simple process. Here's all you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Should You Use a Bug Zapper? (The Answer May Be Shocking)

Bug zappers  kill bugs using an electric current, but they don't work against all insects. Discover if you should use a bug zapper and explore alternatives. 

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Do You Get Rid of Horseflies? Here’s the Answer, Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Getting flies to buzz off can feel like an impossible task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to get rid of horseflies for good.

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Home Improvement
Lauren Leazenby

This Halloween, Keep the Creepy Crawlies Out of Your Home With These Tips

Spooked by spiders, snakes, bats or some other scary critter? We’ve rustled up our top pest-control tips to help you de-scarify your house ASAP.

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Get Snakes to Slither on Out of Your Home With These Tips

Removing snakes is often something you should leave to a professional — especially if there’s a chance these snakes could be venomous. However, some smaller infestations can be treated by the homeowner.


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