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Do It Yourself Pest Control and Prevention

DIY Do It Yourself pest control & prevention techniques. This includes controlling and preventing pests such as cockroaches, ants, mice and rats, termites, spiders, and silverfish. It will also include pest control & pest prevention techniques for pantry pest like meal moths and flour beetles, and gnats like fruit flies, drain flies and fungus gnats.
  1. DIY Animal Control (6)
  2. DIY Ant Control (27)
  3. DIY Biting Insect Control (24)
  4. DIY Cockroach Control (12)
  5. DIY Gnat Control (5)
  6. DIY Occasional Pest Control (23)
  7. DIY Pantry Pest Control (5)
  8. DIY Rodent Control (17)
  9. DIY Silverfish Control (0)
  10. DIY Spider Control (12)
  11. DIY Stinging Insect Control (4)
  12. DIY Termite Control (2)

Edible Insects: Bugs for Dinner
Eating bugs may not what you would normally think of as natural pest control, but people in many parts of the world eat grasshoppers, beetles, and even bees. And it's catching on in America.

What Pests Are The Most Annoying?
Which is the most annoying pest? A buzzing fly? A biting mosquito? A pesky ant? The article includes survey results from across the 'net.

Edible Insects: How to Eat Bugs
Eating bugs may not what you would normally think of as natural pest control, but when those bugs are termites, locusts and beetles ... why not? Here's how you, too, can eat bugs.

Effective Control of Indoor Spiders
Article detailing strategies for pest control for indoor house spiders. This includes non-chemical or pest control ideas that work more effectively than spraying pesticide for spiders.

Skunk Control and Prevention
How to control skunks and prevent them from seeking shelter in and around your home.

A Simple Solution to a Big Problem with Little Ants
Effective control in indoor little black ants.

Controlling Pantry Pests
Prevention and control techniques for pantry and stored product pest infestations.

Insect-Proofing Your Home
Pesticide-free tips to prevent your home from becoming an opportunity for insects. Includes chemical-free strategies for indoor and outdoor pest control and insect prevention, including insect-proofing the home structure itself.

Rodent-Proofing Your Home
Seven tips for rodent-proofing your home without chemicals or poisons. Keeping your home free from rats and mice can greatly reduce the transmission of diseases such as the Hantavirus and Lyme disease.

Indoor Bug Prevention Without Insecticides
Pesticide-free tips to prevent your home from becoming an opportunity for insects, without having to call an exterminator. Includes chemical-free strategies for indoor and outdoor pest control and insect prevention, including insect-proofing the home structure itself.

10 Tips to Keep Pests Out
Instead of waiting to go on the defense against an insect, rodent or bird that has entered your home, take the offense by implementing 10 steps to keeping pests out.

Attract, Trap, and Zap Flying Insects
Insect light traps can very effective in attracting, trapping, and zapping flying insects. But the trap must be correctly placed so that it is not attracting mosquitoes or flies toward people or into a building.

Nature's Beauty Spoiled by Pest Birds
Birds can be a beautiful part of our natural environment, but that beauty can be seriously disrupted by the damaging droppings, overpopulations, and incessant caws and cheeps of three common species designated as pest birds.

Controlling Pest Birds
There are several ways in which homeowners can control pest pigeons, starlings, and house sparrows, with the most effective generally being a combination of methods. Read about What Works and What Doesn't.

Ridding Your Home of Boxelder Bugs
Boxelder Bugs are primarily a nuisance pest because they do not bite, sting or cause damage. But large numerous can be very intrusive and annoying, and can stain surfaces in the home.

Ugly Bugs in Your Home?
Although the squash bug is primarily a garden pest, it can become a nuisance when it moves into the home seeking warmth and shelter as the weather turns cold.

Expert Recommendations for Termite Prevention
Once termites invade your home, it almost always requires professional treatment. However, there are a number of things you can do to help reduce the chance of termite infestation.

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Home
It is easier to prevent pests from coming into your home than to get rid of them once they've established themselves and made your home their own. These FAQs tell you how.

Control of the Destructive Gypsy Moth

What REALLY Works to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Getting Rid of the Fruit Flies that Fly In Your Home

Eliminate Bed Bugs Step-by-Step

Do You Need Winter Pest Control? Part 3
Pests don't go away in winter. Pantry pests and bed bugs can infest your home year round.

Pest Control: There's an App for That
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 2
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 3
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.


Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 5
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Increasing Pests Increase Need for Pest Control
A new report shows that pests are continuing to increase thus increasing the need for pest control. Find out why and what to do.


To control pests like a professional, start with the inspection. Here's how.

The "Professional" Guide to DIY Pest Control
You can control pests like the professionals. Here's how.

What Is Pesticide Resistance?

How to Get Squirrels Out of the Attic
All about squirrels in the attic: How do squirrels get into the attic? Why are squirrels attracted to attics? And … How do you get rid of squirrels?

Professional Bed Bug Prevention Tips for Homeowners
Whether you are in or traveling to a top bed bug city-- or any other city, these tips will help to prevent bed bugs in your home.

How To Control Japanese Beetles and Grubs
Japanese beetles and grubs cause significant damage to plants, but they can be controlled. Find out how.

Spring Pests
Spring brings warming weather and flowering plants, but it also brings pests emerging from their winter homes. Find out about the common pests of spring.

10 Guides to Bed Bug Prevention and Control
How do you keep bed bugs out of your home? What do you do if you find out you have bed bugs? This article includes 10 guides to preventing and controlling the biting bed bug.

5 Steps to Cockroach Control
What works to get rid of cockroaches? Follow the 5 Steps to Control and learn about some chemical options.

House Dust Mites & Control
Dust mites are so tiny that nearly 100,000 could fit on your pillow ... and cause sneezing, itchy, runny nose. Find out more about these mites and their control.

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