Pest Control Waterville ME

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 Waterville, ME listed below.

Atlantic Pest Solutions
(207) 443-6000
2 Durham Road
Brunswick, ME
Sterling Insect & Pest Control
(800) 854-2847
643 B Main St
Gorham, ME
NaturaLawn of America, Portland
(207) 721-0600
PO Box 335
Topsham, ME
Orkin - Branch #989
(877) 250-1652
960 Riverside St
Portland, ME
Termite Control,Pest Control

Maine Pest & Turf Corporation
(207) 693-5131
P.O.Box 1003
Naples, ME
Modern Pest Services
(207) 848-5506
22 Freedom Parkway
Hermon, ME
PESTCO of Maine, Inc.
(207) 848-2799
2175 Union St
Hermon, ME
NaturaLawn of America, Bangor
(866) 992-2244
PO Box 308
Hampden, ME
Orkin - Branch #307
(877) 250-1652
3743 Old Georgetown Rd
Portland, ME
Termite Control,Pest Control

Ants Etc. Pest Service
(207) 892-7855
71 Chute Road
Windham , ME
Alternate Phone Number
(207) 892-7855

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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