Pest Control Aberdeen SD

Pest infestations are so annoying. It’s unsanitary to have an out of control problem with roaches, fleas or rats. Termites can cause intense damage if you don’t take care of it right away. Insects such as mosquitoes, spiders and ants can become an inconvenience as well. Sometimes insect repellants aren’t enough of a pest control option and it’s time to call an exterminator. Please scroll down for more information and access to the pest control experts and exterminators in Aberdeen, SD listed below.

DAIRY SYSTEMS INCORPORATED
(605) 225-6392
5755 HIGHWAY 12 E
ABERDEEN, SD
 
HUSKY SPRAYING SERVICE
(605) 395-6665
14511 395TH AVE
STRATFORD, SD
 
BEADLE COUNTY WEED & PEST
(605) 352-0500
446 CUSTER AVE NE
HURON, SD
 
BADLAND'S PEST CONTROL
(605) 433-5311
Hc 36 Box 5
Scenic, SD
 
CROSLEYS TERMITE S PEST CONTROL
(605) 665-8861
1088 EASTSIDE DRIVE
YANKTON, SD
 
BROWN COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE WEED & PEST
(605) 626-7120
1019 FIRST AVE SE
ABERDEN, SD
 
SODAK PEST CONTROL
(605) 882-2787
641 S Lake Dr
Watertown, SD
 
GARY HELDT
(605) 693-4092
8830 Westview Rd
Brookings, SD
 
OLSONS PEST TECHICIANS
(605) 665-5181
1607 Mulberry St
Yankton, SD
 
TODD COLGROVE
(605) 722-3608
620 N 13th St
Spearfish, SD
 

Pest Control

Natural Repellents To Get Rid Of Pests


Kibkabe Araya - Columnist
Posted on Monday 30th November 2009

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Last week, a noisy ladybug snuck in my open window. I failed to put the screen down fast enough and it fluttered into my room. As I was closing the screen, I noticed the carcasses of a moth and a beetle and knew I needed something to repel the insects from making my outside window ledge their newest hangout to escape the fall weather.

Pest repellents and controls usually contain toxins I should not be inhaling. The poison sign will accompany the harmful ingredients on the box, yet we as consumers purchase it because we are desperate to rid ourselves of simple pests. The remaining stragglers we usually trap with a swatter.

Products with DEET will work to kill harmful insects, but it’s still an active pesticide, hence DEET-free and natural products. Companies are trying to lessen the chemicals in repellents by offering natural ones like traps and sticky paper. I found a few products here .

However, considering the environmentalist in me, I wanted to use a natural alternative for repelling insects. I wasn’t interested in the labels promising to be non-toxic, although the harmful chemicals were substituted with supposedly safe chemicals. I wanted to use something I could find in my own kitchen cabinet.

One natural repellent is peppermint, which can repel a variety of insects and rodents. Scatter cinnamon or black pepper on a surface to drive away ants. Silverfish and fleas don’t like citrus-scented products. Many oils like citronella and lemon eucalyptus repel insects, ...

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