Striped skunk in grass
Striped skunk in grass
Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Skunks in Your Yard

You don't have to live with them!

Fungus gnats stuck on yellow sticky trap closeup. Non-toxic flypaper for Sciaridae insect pests around Alocasia houseplant at home garden. Eco plant pest control indoor.
Fungus gnats stuck on yellow sticky trap closeup. Non-toxic flypaper for Sciaridae insect pests around Alocasia houseplant at home garden. Eco plant pest control indoor.
Pest Test

How to Get Rid of Gnats

Get rid of them as quickly as they arrive.

Happy girl in a hat with an anti-mosquito net in the forest
Happy girl in a hat with an anti-mosquito net in the forest
Repellent Apparel

6 Best Mosquito-Repellent Clothing Items

Don't become their next target.

yellow suitcase in a modern hotel room
yellow suitcase in a modern hotel room
Bug Out

How to Protect Against Bed Bugs in Hotel Rooms

A doctor shares an easy habit.

closeup of a joro spider on its web on a sunny day
closeup of a joro spider on its web on a sunny day
Spinning Web

Giant "Parachuting" Spiders Can't Be Stopped

They're quickly heading up the Eastern Seaboard.

Red Clover Mite crawling over brown foilage
Red Clover Mite crawling over brown foilage
Bugs Be Gone

How to Get Rid of Clover Mites

You don't have to live with them.

Anthill on a background of fresh greenery
Anthill on a background of fresh greenery
Getting Antsy

Invasive Ant "Super Colonies" Taking Over Homes

Here's how to protect your property.

A black racer snake coiled on the ground with its tongue out
A black racer snake coiled on the ground with its tongue out
Ssstay Out!

7 Items to Keep Snakes Out of Your Home

Consider these reptile-proofing essentials.

Burmese Python snake coiled outside
Burmese Python snake coiled outside
On the Move

Giant Burmese Pythons Are "Invading"

They're coming north from South Florida.

closeup of a snake in the grass near yellow flowers
closeup of a snake in the grass near yellow flowers
See-ya Snakes

12 Plants That Keep Snakes Out of Your Yard

Keep these growing to keep out snakes.

closeup of a mouse in grass
closeup of a mouse in grass
Protect Your Plants

How to Stop Rodents From Eating Your Plants

Keep pests at bay with 8 expert-approved tips.

Closeup of a male hiker sitting on the ground, putting bright yellow gaiters over his hiking boots
Closeup of a male hiker sitting on the ground, putting bright yellow gaiters over his hiking boots
Dress Smart

What to Wear During Rattlesnake Season

Protect yourself with these wardrobe essentials.

Box Elder bugs in a cluster on the side of an old house.
Box Elder bugs in a cluster on the side of an old house.
Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Boxelder Bugs

It's possible to manage them, pest experts say.

Closeup of a snake with a blurry background
Closeup of a snake with a blurry background
slithery neighbors

Snakes Are Becoming More Active, Officials Say

They're warning people to "be vigilant."

Snake in the grass. Common eastern Garter snake, coiled in the grass, looking forward at camera
Snake in the grass. Common eastern Garter snake, coiled in the grass, looking forward at camera
Pest Problems

7 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Garden Snakes

Make these simple changes to ban snakes for good.

A close up of a Cicada Killer Wasp on the ground
A close up of a Cicada Killer Wasp on the ground
That Stings

Giant Cicada-Killing Wasps Coming This Summer

Here's where you can expect to find them.

how to get rid of cockroaches - dead cockroach in front of the kitchen sink
how to get rid of cockroaches - dead cockroach in front of the kitchen sink
Roach Removal

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches

Here's what the experts advise.

Close up of cicadas on a tree with large leaves with a house in the background
Close up of cicadas on a tree with large leaves with a house in the background
Brooding

Cicadas Will Descend on 16 States Next Month

Some are calling it a "cicada apocalypse."

Ants in kitchen
Ants in kitchen
Attack Back

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

Fight back with things you already own.

Snake Coming out of Hole in Ground
Snake Coming out of Hole in Ground
Herpetological Hideouts

How to Spot Snake Holes in Your Yard

And what you can do if you find them.