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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.

INDUSTRIAL FUMIGANT COMPANY
(708) 636-3460
6663 99TH PLACE
CHICAGO RIDGE, IL
 
TOTAL BUG CONTROL
(708) 267-4169
PO Box 1531
Bridgeview, IL
 
SET INDUSTRIAL SERVICES INC
(708) 430-8020
8770 S 78th Ave
Oak Lawn, IL
 
MCCLOUD PEST CONTROL
(708) 371-8791
3036 W 119TH ST
ALSIP, IL
 
MCCLOUD SERVICES INC
(312) 759-2847
3036 W 119th St
Chicago, IL
 
AIRCON PEST CONTROL
(708) 499-7393
10610 S CICERO AVENUE
OAK LAWN, IL
 
AFFORDABLE BARRY PEST CONTROL
(708) 599-3621
6852 OLYMPIC DR
BRIDGEVIEW, IL
 
ANDERSON PEST CONTROL INC
(708) 389-3300
3809 W 127th St
Alsip, IL
 
BUG PRO EXTERMINATING
(708) 371-4080
3742 W 115th Pl
Alsip, IL
 
INTERSECT PEST CONTROL INC
(773) 582-7791
PO Box 34
Bedford Park, 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...

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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