Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - pest-control - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:12:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Moth Net – Quick, Cheap and Effective http://www.instructables.com/id/Moth-Net-Quick-Cheap-and-Effective/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:47:57 PDT
Bird feeder of recycled plastic - Pesebre para pájaros http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-feeder-from-recycled-plastic/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:42:15 PST
Catch 50 Fleas In One Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-50-Fleas-In-One-Night/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:05:34 PDT
How to Remove a Raccoon from your Attic - the Humane Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-a-Raccoon-from-your-Attic-the-Huma/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 12:33:36 PDT
roof moss remover http://www.instructables.com/id/moss-scraper/
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 16:01:52 PDT
Ant Invasion Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Ant-Invasion-Solution/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:36:36 PST
DIY Pest Control through Lawn Sprinkler System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pest-Control-through-Lawn-Sprinkler-System/
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 13:11:47 PDT
DIY Yellow Jacket Bottle Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Yellow-Jacket-Bottle-Trap/
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 22:28:44 PDT
Ladybird house http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladybird-house/
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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 14:42:01 PDT
Carpenter Bee Trap, Large Version http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenter-Bee-Trap-Large-Version/
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:07:33 PDT
The Bat House: a Green, Energy Efficient Insect Repellant http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Green-Energy-Efficient-Insect-Repellant/
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 13:13:26 PDT
Attach Plastic Bottle Caps for Carpenter Bee Traps http://www.instructables.com/id/Attach-Plastic-Bottle-Caps-for-Carpenter-Bee-Traps/
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 17:46:21 PDT
Making Carpenter Bee Traps http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Carpenter-Bee-Traps/
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Sat, 5 May 2012 05:46:52 PDT
Humane Animal Trap (Small-Med) http://www.instructables.com/id/Humane-Animal-Trap-Small-Med/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:03:18 PDT
How to Get Rid of Snails and Slugs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Rid-of-Unwanted-Animals-Snails-and-Sl/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2008 06:56:42 PDT
Mouse Trap Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Trap-Indicator/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 18:04:44 PDT
No More Roaches http://www.instructables.com/id/No-More-Roaches/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 05:31:30 PDT
Bee Sucker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bee-Sucker/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 07:14:49 PDT
Japanese Beetle Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Japanese-Beetle-Trap/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2008 16:14:25 PDT
Kill household ants - Super cheaply http://www.instructables.com/id/Kill-household-ants---Super-cheaply/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2008 08:06:29 PDT
Simple 'No-Kill' Mouse Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple--No-Kill--Mouse-Trap/
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