Bat Bugs vs. Bed Bugs: What’s the Difference?
How do you know if you have bat bugs vs. bed bugs? We explain how to tell these little "suckers"...
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
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
The 20 Best Mosquito Repellents to Keep Your Family Protected
We found the best mosquito repellent products for bite-free summer adventures.
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...
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,...
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.
How Long Do Mosquitoes Live?
Summer brings us joy, but it also brings us pesky mosquitoes. Buggers got you down? Here's the lowdown on how...
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...
How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs
Stink bugs are shriek-worthy foes—whether they fall off the ceiling and drop on your head or leave their pungent odor...
This Is How to Spot Bed Bugs in Your Hotel Room
Bed bugs won’t just ruin your stay—that bad luck could follow you home, because bed bugs can latch onto your...
The Best Bed Bug Exterminator in Every State
Bed bugs are back and exterminators are busier than ever trying to kill these blood-sucking bugs from robbing of us...
6 Home Remedies for Bed Bugs
While you'll still need professional help, you can use these home remedies for bed bugs to help keep the pests...
7 Things You Should Be Doing to Prevent Bed Bugs
Bed bugs—they're back and in more places than you realize. Here's how to prevent bed bugs from infesting your house.