I Camp More Than 30 Days Every Year—Here’s the Mosquito Repellent I’ll Never Forget to Pack
As senior shopping editor and Reader's Digest's in-house camping expert, here's why I'll never camp without a Thermacell again.
How to Get Rid of Carpet Beetles Once and for All
Find out how to get rid of these unwanted carpet-dwelling pests once and for all
How to Get Rid of Dust Mites for an Allergen-Free Home
Where do these unwanted pests come from? Learn quick and easy ways to get rid of dust mites in your...
7 Common Houseplant Pests and How to Get Rid of Them Safely
If your houseplants gave you a bit more than you bargained for, don't toss them! Instead, eradicate houseplant pests with...
How to Get Rid of Gnats
Get rid of the pesky bugs once and for all with these easy and affordable solutions
How These Four Colors May Help You Avoid Mosquito Bites
Mosquitoes are pretty unavoidable in the summer, but can color help fight these buzzing pests? Here's what a team of...
I Tried the Bug Bite Thing, and Yes, It Actually Stops Mosquito Bites From Itching
Irritation from mosquito bites will be a thing of the past, thanks to the Big Bite Thing.
10 Mosquito-Repelling Plants You Need in Your Backyard ASAP
Why invest in pesticides or bug sprays to control mosquitoes when you can repel them naturally with plants?
How to Get Rid of Spiders for Good
Even the most ardent nature lovers don't want any eight-legged house guests in their homes. Here's how to banish spiders...
10 Best Ways to Get Rid of Pesky Fruit Flies
When it comes to banishing fruit flies, these simple DIY and store-bought methods are quick and painless. Well, for you,...
If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means
Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...
This Is the Most Mosquito-Infested City in America
Mosquitos are an annoying summer bug, but for this West Coast city, they're a huge problem.
If You See a Dryer Sheet in Your Mailbox, This Is What It Means
It could save your mail person from being stung by a wasp!
16 Chemical-Free Ways to Get Rid of Household Pests
You don't need to Napalm your home to get rid of ants, flies, cockroaches, mice and other pests. Try these...
Here’s Why You Should Never Kill a House Centipede
Centipedes may be creepy looking, but you may want to think twice before squishing that bug to bits.
This Is the Most Termite-Infested City in America
This city has an especially hard time keeping these insects out.
Here’s What Really Kills Cockroaches—And What Doesn’t
Looking to get rid of cockroaches lurking in your house? If you can't wait for the exterminator to get to...
11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard
Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you're in this camp, try these plants...