Articles for category: Fixing Things, Home & Garden

How To Get Rid Of Moles In Your Yard: The Ultimate Guide To Ground Mole Removal From A Pest Control Expert!

As an entomologist and pest control expert specializing in both urban pests and agricultural pests for the past 25 years, I'm going to show you how to get rid of moles in your yard - from my most favorite to my least favorite methods. Lots of ground mole removal methods ranging from mole poison and baits more humane options. I'll even show you how to get rid of moles naturally using items you already have at home!

My Old Dishwasher Runs Like New Again… After Cleaning Out All That Black Gunk!

This isn't the first time I've had to clean out all of the black gunk and slimy food debris from the dishwasher basket in the far back. The first time, I was able to fix the dishwasher not draining. THIS time, there was no water backing up... just a bunch of food and grime buildup which was making our dishwasher run poorly. Here's how to clean a clogged dishwasher and remove the black gunk quickly & easily.

Have Trouble Reading Small Print? Me Too. Here’s An Easy Hack That I Use All The Time (And It’s Already In Your Kitchen!)

If you can't read small print up close and need a quick (and FREE) DIY hack when you're at home, read this! This easy hack works every time. (I use it when I'm reading instruction manuals, recipes, the mail, and dosage instructions on prescription bottles.) I've also found a great magnifier for reading small print and tackling other household projects (like removing splinters and ticks, fixing jewelry, etc.) See the 7 reasons I think it's the best magnifying glass for reading small print.

Are Invasive Species Of Insects Destroying Your Plants? Here Are 4 Ways To Rejuvenate Your Garden By Attracting Beneficial Insects

Are invasive species of insects eating your plants -- maybe even starting to take over your garden? Instead of using chemicals to control pesky garden insects, here's a list of beneficial insects you might want to release into your garden. They will naturally get rid of the pesky insects for you! Or, if you don't want to release live predatory insects, then see our list of plants that attract beneficial insects naturally.