Pest Control Bettendorf IA

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 Bettendorf, IA listed below.

ADVANCED PEST SOLUTIONS INC
(563) 332-0240
3875 Rolling Wood Ct
Bettendorf, IA
 
J & R CRITTER RIDDERS
(563) 355-3334
640 29TH ST
BETTENDORF, IA
 
Springer Pest Solutions
(563) 322-1115
6616 North Brady Street
Davenport, IA
 
Terminix
(888) 304-7302
328 East 59th St.
Davenport, IA
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

PAUL STUMPHY'S PEST CONTROL
(309) 797-7002
3555 19th St Ste 3b
East Moline, IL
 
UNITED PEST CONTROL
(563) 355-6689
1906 VALLEY VISTA DRIVE
BETTENDORF, IA
 
J & R CRITTER RIDDERS
(563) 332-9495
18225 249TH AVE
PLEASANT VALLEY, IA
 
GIBSON PEST CONTROL
(319) 524-2131
328 E 59th St
Davenport, IA
 
NIXALITE OF AMERICA INC
(309) 755-8771
PO Box 727
East Moline, IL
 
PREDATOR INC
(309) 762-5287
PO Box 112
Moline, IL
 

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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