Delta Dust Insecticide

Delta Dust insecticide is an easy, do-it-yourself insecticide that kills on contact.  It is effective on almost any insect, from the ones that crawl to the ones that fly. Apply to any cracks, or areas that the insects use for entry, and in crevices using a dusting cloth or a powder duster like the JT Eaton Puffer Duster, and that is just about all there is to the application indoors. When you apply it to the nests of annoying flying insects, be sure to use an appropriate injector and to follow the directions. Unlike other ant control products, Delta Dust ant poison is great for even the pantry. And it works for use on roaches and sugar ants that like to get into foods. No matter where it is applied, be sure there aren’t any breezes or anything else that might blow the dust. Either of these products is great…

Types of Garden Bugs

Garden bugs, just those words alone can mean many things. One morning you wake up and walk outside to your garden to see beautiful butterflies, buzzing bumble bees and pretty little lady bugs enjoying and helping your garden grow. These insects are considered beneficial garden bugs for most people. They help pollinate the flowers and plants in your garden. This in turn produces more fruits and vegetables and makes for a beautiful garden. On another morning, you may walk out to your garden to see aphids, slugs or beetles feasting on your, what was once, beautiful garden. Having a garden means that you will encounter both. Let's take a look a few of the types of insects that can be harmful to your garden. Garden bugs that live in the soil eat on the seeds that you plant. If they haven't gotten to the seed, they will feast on the…

Using Natural Pest Control Products

Using natural pest control doesn't have to be intimidating. Just because it says that it is a natural pest control doesn't mean that it is less effective either. Reading up on what some of the plant based earth friendly insecticides are will make you better informed and ready to tackle your pest control problem on your own. Probably two areas of pest control people more commonly deal with are ants and cockroaches. Yes, I said cockroaches. People may not want to admit that they are dealing with such critters, but depending on where you live, they are as common as ants and spiders. One product that can help you eliminate your roach control problem is Exciter 6% Pyrethrin. It is a concentrate that you can spray just about anywhere you have found those creepy crawlers. Be sure to treat the corners and dark spaces, as that is where they love…

Using Insecticide Dust

An important tool in the control and elimination of ants, cockroaches, silverfish, spiders, ticks, bedbugs, caterpillars, worms, and other pests, is insecticide dust.  Knowing when and how to use this product to kill unwanted bugs and pests is to become more familiar with pesticides, insecticides, and dusts. There are so many different advantages in using insecticides that are in dust formulations.  The most common advantage is it is safe to use on pets and places where children abound.  Dusts are also ready to use when purchased, which make it an extremely popular way to control pests and bugs. Education is the key in choosing the correct insecticide dust.  Depending on the type of pest control job and pests you want to control or eliminate - take the time to research the various types of products that are available. There is a right way and a wrong way when it comes…

Insecticides & Pesticides for Home Pest Control

When you think of insecticides or pesticides, most people think of home and garden pest control. That is true, but did you also know that it helps with our agriculture? Insecticides are made of chemicals that kill insects, and that is definitely their primary purpose. They can come in two different forms, organic or inorganic. Pesticides are made to destroy, alter, or inhibit the life cycle of any pests. They are usually made with synthetics, but sometimes they are made with biological products. They also contain active and inactive ingredients. These products aren't only used around your office, home, or garden, they are also used at your local farms, and in the agriculture that surrounds you. Many farmers use a systemic form of insecticides or pesticides, because they till it into the ground before they plant their crops. When they use a systemic form, it grows up with the plant.…

Where To Use Insecticide Dust

Used in areas such as wall voids, cracks, crevices and other similar areas, insecticide dust is a dry formulation of a contact insecticide. Insecticide dust is injected into cracks, crevices, and scattered broadcast in attics, gardens, and larger crawl spaces. Improper use of insecticide powder can be hazardous for both pets, and children alike. The most common mistake would be applying the dust in open areas, such as along baseboards and in cabinets. Many people use this insecticide improperly, and not only is it unsafe, it is also not approved in the label instructions and very rarely works with this type application. What happens is that the pests and bugs will simply walk around the small piles of dust, rendering it ineffective. Used correctly, the insect-destroying powder should be applied to cracks, crevices, hiding places, and entry points, because these are the places where bugs and pests hide. These locations…