Pest Control Cody WY

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 Cody, WY listed below.

WYOMING HIGH COUNTRY TRAIL RID
(307) 587-9761
36 Sunburst Dr
Cody, WY
 
STROUPE PEST CONTROL
(307) 527-6781
PO Box 2254
Cody, WY
 
BITTER CREEK LAWN & TREE SERVICE
(307) 886-0849
3610 BITTER CREEK RD
AFTON, WY
 
DISASTER BUSTERS
(307) 885-4357
341 N WASHINGTON ST
AFTON, WY
 
LINCOLN COUNTY WEED & PEST CONTROL
(307) 886-3394
86711 US HIGHWAY 89
AFTON, WY
 
BIG HORN HORTICULTURAL SERVICE INC
(307) 587-9726
PO BOX 2422
CODY, WY
 
AMERICAN DISPOSAL
(307) 237-9114
PO BOX 1180
CASPER, WY
 
EAGLE PEST CONTROL
(307) 568-2920
PO Box 30
Basin, WY
 
BIG HORN HORTICULTURAL SERVICE INC
(307) 587-9726
PO BOX 2422
CODY, WY
 
STEVE MAVY
(307) 883-2082
PO Box 4410
Bedford, WY
 

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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