Talking pest control and home repair with Bob Vila

Before there was HGTV, there was Bob Vila.  For nearly forty years, he has been the pioneer and leading expert in DIY home repair.  Since April is National Pest Management Month, he joined forces with the National Pest Management Association to help us detect and git rid of pests.

Vila has been a staple in the DIY space before DIY was a thing.  He is most known for hosting the hosting the Emmy-winning, This Old House. He also worked on the shows Home Again with Bob Vila, and Restore America. He is involved with many charitable pursuits including Habitat for Humanity and the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

Vila, a Cuban-American was also instrumental in the restoration of Ernest Hemingway’s Cuban house.

Bob Vila spoke with about his background in home improvement, provided some great advice to keep your home pest-free this year, explained what we can do to limit our exposure to West Nile virus and Zika virus and offered some tips on new home improvement trends and more.

You can catch up with Bob Vila and see episodes of his shows on his website

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