Pest Control Millsboro DE

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 Millsboro, DE listed below.

COLLINSON PEST CONTROL INC
(302) 732-3938
Rr 3 Box 257d
Frankford, DE
 
ALTERNATIVE TERMITE & PEST CONTROL INCORPORATED
(302) 684-8664
1546 HIGHWAY ONE
LEWES, DE
 
ALTERNATIVE EXTERMINATING (N)
(302) 226-3621
PO Box 708
Lewes, DE
 
PESTEX INC
(302) 856-9630
PO Box 552
Georgetown, DE
 
BRASURES PEST CONTROL INCORPORATED
(800) 908-1000
ROAD 839 NR
FENWICK ISLAND, DE
 
GENERAL TERMITE & PEST CONTROL DIS
(302) 645-8732
RR 57 Box 72
Lewes, DE
 
CHARLES R ARNOLD JR
(302) 645-1181
18197 Robinsonville Rd
Lewes, DE
 
BRASURE'S PEST CONTROL INC (N)
(302) 436-8140
PO Box 1100
Selbyville, DE
 
MASTERS PEST & TERMITE CONTROL
(302) 684-3052
25413 Draper Rd
Milton, DE
 
CROPPERS TERMITE AND PEST CONTROL DIS
(302) 436-2342
SELBYVILLE FENWICK ISLAND ROAD
FENWICK ISLAND, DE
 

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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