NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Warm beer and pesky bugs are no fun at a barbecue.

But did you know there are simple, household solutions to keep the buzzkills at bay?

Bruce Lubin, author of “Who Knew: 10,001 Easy Solutions to Everyday Problems,” joined us on The Couch with tips for your cookouts and outdoor parties this Labor Day.

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