Pest Control Butte MT

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 Butte, MT listed below.

ECOLAB INC
(406) 494-5031
105 Lemons Dr
Butte, MT
 
EXPERT TREE CARE
(406) 257-0025
1511 LAKE BLAINE ROAD
EVERGREEN, MT
 
TARGET PEST CONTROL INC
(406) 671-1600
3720 Colin Dr
Billings, MT
 
TERRY'S PEST CONTROL
(406) 883-4217
PO Box 642
Polson, MT
 
BAR C BAR ENTERPRISES INC
(406) 443-5088
PO Box 5314
Helena, MT
 
AIRE-MASTER OF WESTERN MONTANA
(406) 449-2404
214 Parsley Rd
Helena, MT
 
ALL AMERICAN PEST CONTROL INC
(406) 454-2847
1421 19th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
NITRO GREEN PROFESSIONAL LAWN & TREE CARE
(406) 761-3967
1608 9TH AVE N
GREAT FALLS, MT
 
INTERGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT INC
(406) 844-3824
PO BOX 4667
WHITEFISH, MT
 
FLYING RAT EVACUATION EXPERTS
(406) 777-5745
966 Fletcher Ln
Stevensville, MT
 

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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