Insects have their place in the natural world, but when the weather warms up, they occasionally take residence in the most inconvenient of places — our homes and gardens. Some bugs are an unwelcome nuisance (say, when a palmetto bug scares away potential buyers at your house for sale in Charleston, SC), while others can carry disease or harm your home, family, or belongings.
Using noxious chemicals to keep pests at bay comes with its own set of consequences. While sometimes turning to them is a necessity, there are plenty of DIY pest control remedies you can try first. These 18 natural pest control tips can help you tackle some of the most common pest problems this summer.