Pest Control Minot ND

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 Minot, ND listed below.

ARROWHEAD PEST CONTROL
(701) 720-3008
104 Oakley Dr
Glenburn, ND
 
AUT HOME ATE SYSTEMS
(701) 222-4158
6600 Crested Butte Rd
Bismarck, ND
 
ARROWHEAD PEST CONTROL
(701) 235-6728
1401 Reed Dr
Fargo, ND
 
C&L PEST CONTROL
(701) 772-4557
720 28th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
RESULTS PEST CONTROL
(701) 281-6166
4854 Amber Vlly Pkwy 10
Fargo, ND
 
DALE'S FLYING SERVICE INC
(701) 324-2804
900 Alder Ave
Harvey, ND
 
J BOWEN PEST CONTROL
(218) 773-0696
PO Box 5824
Grand Forks, ND
 
Johnsons Pest Control & Lawn Service, Inc.
(701) 282-8490
112 8th Ave NW
West Fargo, ND
 
TDC PEST CONTROL
(701) 854-7336
PO Box 423
Fort Yates, ND
 
DAKOTA PEST CONTROL INC
(701) 224-1517
PO Box 2314
Bismarck, ND
 

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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