Pest Control Alabaster AL

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 Alabaster, AL listed below.

MR TECHNICIAN TERMITE & PETS C
(205) 621-5353
1516 King George Dr
Alabaster, AL
 
TARGET PEST CONTROL
(205) 621-4746
239 1st St S
Alabaster, AL
 
Terminix
(888) 304-7302
289 Cahaba Valley Pkwy N
Pelham, AL
Description
Terminix can help get to pests before they get to you. Get the ultimate protection guarantee – 100% satisfaction or your money back! Call today and get $50 off pest control.
Phone Hours
MON - FRI 9:00AM - 9:30PM; SAT 9:00AM - 6:00PM; SUN 1:00PM - 6:00PM

BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICES
(205) 987-6202
PO Box 1391
Pelham, AL
 
WISE PEST CONTROL
(205) 621-2263
3181 PELHAM PARKWAY
INDIAN SPRINGS, AL
 
BUG STOPPERS INC
(205) 602-4519
PO Box 417
Alabaster, AL
 
YOUNGS PEST CONTROL
(205) 664-8317
PO Box 660647
Alabaster, AL
 
GUARDIAN PEST SERVICES INC
(205) 326-0080
1053 Commerce Blvd
Pelham, AL
 
NATIONAL PEST CONTROL
(205) 989-3439
222 Green Park S
Pelham, AL
 
KELLYS TRMITE & PEST CONTROL
(205) 680-3272
3183 Lee St
Pelham, AL
 

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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