Pest Control: Tips and Secrets from 117 Experts
This is the most comprehensive list of pest control tips and information on the web. Knowing that small steps taken by homeowners can dramatically reduce or eliminate many pest problems, we reached out to over 100 experts and asked them to weigh in with simple, actionable pest control tips.
The experts are truly renowned and represent many sides of the pest control, DIY, entomology, gardening, organic, natural living spectrum. Naturally, there are a few differences of opinion, which we feel contribute to the authenticity of this resource. To round out a few topics, helpful tips already found on the web were curated from reliable sources and noted as such.
Blue tips are indoor, green tips are outdoor, and gray tips are indoor/outdoor.
To ensure this is a top-notch resource you can come back to again and again, we personally contacted insiders you can trust. Below are some of our favorite pest control tips:
- Keep your gutters clean
- Ensure food is covered
- Leave the lights on
- Eliminate standing water
- Reduce pest hiding spots
- Don’t store wood near your home
- Keep deer away
- Clean up cluttered storage areas
- Cap your chimney