Part of the nBuy Life Event Network

Our home planning centers: 

Pest Control Barrington IL

No one likes creatures and critters invading their home. Pest control products and specialists will provide the tools to keep your household pest free. Check the listings below for more information on pest control.

BARRINGTON EXTERMINATING CO
(847) 382-8777
PO Box 63
Barrington, IL
 
AIRE-MASTERS HEATING & AIR
(847) 526-4230
28202 N Garland Rd
Wauconda, IL
 
NORTHWEST SUBURBAN ANIMAL
(847) 934-1900
307 Ralph Ct
Island Lake, IL
 
PROFESSIONAL PEST CONTROL
(847) 836-0556
26 SPARROW ROAD
CARPENTERSVILLE, IL
 
BUG MAN INC
(815) 444-6242
541 Jennings Dr
Lake In The Hills, IL
 
ANIMAL CONTROL SPECIALISTS INCORPORATED
(847) 487-7200
400 W LIBERTY STREET
WAUCONDA, IL
 
Bio-Green, Inc
(847) 526-8451
PO Box 127
Wauconda, IL
 
FOX VALLEY EXTERMINATING
(847) 836-5033
113 Pheasant Trl
Carpentersville, IL
 
STRICKALL PEST CONTROL
(847) 426-0601
5901 Pine Hollow Rd
Carpentersville, IL
 
MID CENTRAL PEST CONTROL INCORPORATED
(800) 698-1750
IL ROUTE 62 AND COUNTY LINE ROAD
LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL
 

Home Remodeling Tip: Garden Pest Control

Use Plants to Protect
Garden and Home from Pests

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: water heating
by Jami J. Rodgers

The notion of a pest-free yard is a myth. The fact is garden pests like deer, rabbits, Japanese beetles, and mosquitoes will almost always have the upper hand. They outnumber us, for one thing, and get around better than we do. But choosing wisely what to plant can help level the playing field.

Don't Feed the Animals

Deer are adorable creatures--when they're in your neighbor's yard. The same is true of rabbits. They're quite a bit less cute when they invade your property, as they can devour your entire garden practically overnight. Fortunately there are steps you can take to make your yard less appetizing to these garden pests.

I Can't Eat This!

Flowers such as daffodils, buttercups, and snapdragons are poisonous and will be left alone. Thorny bushes around the perimeter of your yard can help keep deer out (although rose bushes will be treated like candy dispensers). And garden pests also tend to eschew plants with a strong taste or aroma such as rosemary, sage, and lavender.

Stop Bugging Me

Plants can also be used for insect control. Catnip repels a number of insects, including Japanese beetles, aphids, and mosquitoes. It works best if you actually own a cat, since catnip's aroma will be released each time your cat rubs against it, and the cat hair left behind naturally repels rabbits and squirrels. Also co...

Click here to read more from LetsRenovate.com

IL Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Bureau of Environmental Programs

9511 Harrison St., Room A-169

Des Plaines IL, 60016

847-294-4343

IL Pest Control Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Department of Public Health

Division of Environmental Health

525 W. Jefferson St.

Springfield IL, 62701

217-782-5830