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Organic Pest Control

 

Organic Pest ControlYou are probably well aware that the chemicals we put into the environment have a negative impact on our families, pets and the world in general. These chemicals can cause health problems, kills plants and vegetation, not to mention getting into our water system which causes even more problems. Our society is starting to see the importance of eating organic fruits, vegetables and meats and even taking organic pest control into consideration. Today there is an ever growing demand for chemical free products that can eliminate our pesky bugs and still remain organically safe. In Myrtle Beach we have long used pesticides that kill our common bugs, terminates and rodents. Today we can treat these problems and still remain healthy and the cost is the same as traditional solutions with organic pest control solutions.

 

 

Is Organic Pest Control Better?

Is Organic Pest Control Better?

Did you know that about 45 million pounds of pesticides are used in gardens and homes each year? Given this, a lot of people look for organic pesticides to avoid harming the environment and putting their family’s health at risk. What you need to remember when it comes to determining whether a pest control method is healthy or not is based on how toxic it is and not on whether the source is man-made or organic. What Does Organic Pest Control Mean? A lot of people enjoy emphasizing that the earth is filled with carbon based life forms, a wide range of things are organic, because they are comprised of molecules with one carbon atom at the very least. However, when it comes to pest control, organic means using methods of control without any synthetic chemicals. Organic pest control involves the use of natural substances that range from salt, soap, vinegar to lime sulfur and pyrethrum. Is Organic Pest Control More Expensive? Although household goods, fabrics, meat, and produce that are known to be organic tend to be costlier, this doesn’t necessarily apply to pest control. There are a few organic pest control solutions that are expensive but you will also find others that are more affordable. According to an informal online survey of pest control sprays revealed that organic sprays cost about two to four times as much as traditional ones. But, home organic pest control treatments include a few affordable options. The cheapest one is boiling water and then followed by white vinegar. The price of the pest control Myrtle Beach is often compounded by how frequent... read more
Pest Control Tips When Buying A Home

Pest Control Tips When Buying A Home

There are only a few things that can exceed the excitement you feel when you buy a home. To make sure that the whole process goes as smooth as possible, you need to do certain things. Apart from the cosmetic updates that you would like to add to your new home, you also need to take into account any issues that may not be instantly noticeable. One good example is a termite infestation and that’s why home inspection by a pest control expert is crucial. Why Pest Inspection Is Crucial? Termites, which are commonly called silent destroyers because they are capable of voraciously chewing through flooring, wood, and even wallpaper without being noticed, lead to over $5 billion worth of property damage every year. Generally speaking, this is not included in the homeowner’s insurance. Before adding your signature on the dotted line, potential buyers must ask for a termite inspection, also called as a wood destroying organism inspection, by a pest control specialist to avoid dealing with expensive repairs once the deal is done. Although a regular home inspection evaluates the home’s physical structure from the roof down to the foundation, a termite new home inspection concentrates on finding indications of termite damage, and conditions that attract pests like moisture, crevices, and cracks. When finished, the pest control expert will provide a new home pest control report and offer a recommended course of action. When checking out a new house, pest control Myrtle Beach professionals suggest that you watch out for certain red flags that may indicate that a termite infestation is right in front of you. Mud tubes... read more
Pest Control Tips: How To Make Your House Less Appealing

Pest Control Tips: How To Make Your House Less Appealing

Making your house unattractive to mice, rodents, and other small animals is indeed an unusual pest control tip. But if you really think about it, it actually makes sense. Pests come to your house for a reason. They’re not there simply to annoy you or make fun of you. They found something they need to survive in your home and that is why they are staking claim and marking your home as their own. What do pests see in your home? Well, what do pests need to survive? They need food and shelter. And those are what they see and want in your home. It wouldn’t be a bad thing if these animals are cuddly and cute. Unfortunately, most of them are dirty, smelly, and even carry diseases which they could easily transmit to you and the rest of your family. Even though you make your house ultimately clean and sanitized at all times, these pests will still be able to find their way into your home. They are able to do this because you have what they need. So what you need to do is make your house less appealing to these pests by blocking their easy entrance and removing their sources of food. Blocking easy entrance for pest control Keep in mind that these pests are not only small in size. They are also able to squeeze their body to make it even much smaller to be able to enter your house. What you should do then is go outside your house and take a walk around it, looking for holes in your doors, windows, walls, and... read more
Insider’s Tips About Pest Control During The Cold Months

Insider’s Tips About Pest Control During The Cold Months

As temperatures drop, most homeowners abandon their pest control efforts with the highly noticeable absence of flying insects. However, you must keep in mind that the absence of mosquitoes, flies, and bees, doesn’t mean there won’t be any pests at all during winter. Also, it is not completely true that all animals – including pests – are in hibernation mode in the cold months. Some are still on the lookout for warmth and sources of food and water. And they might just find your house a great prospect if you fail to continue your pest control Myrtle Beach routine. Which pests can you expect during winter? According to industry experts, the most common pests often seen during winter are mice, cockroaches, and spiders. These pests are found sneaking and crawling underfoot looking for the most convenient hiding place where they will wait for the cold months to pass. And for them to survive, they need a place that offers warmth and an immediate source of food and water. Aside from the inconvenience they bring, the primary reason why you need to hire a professional pest control specialist is that of the dangers the products and the pests bring. Mice and other rodents are known to carry harmful diseases which they can transfer easily to humans by walking on their food. Spiders could bite, which can be poisonous depending on the species. Cockroaches, on the other hand, could carry various bacteria and microorganisms that can trigger asthma and allergy attacks. To help you ensure that these pests will not get inside your home, here are some pest control tips from the... read more
What Is Organic Pest Control?

What Is Organic Pest Control?

A lot of people these days are becoming increasingly conscious about how their work and way of living affect Mother Nature. They are opting for organic food and natural cleaners, and also trying to find other natural and organic products. Many homeowners are also looking for home services that are environmentally oriented. One of these services is pest control. With a growing number of people seeking out this type of service, companies have responded by providing organic pest control services. Within the pest control industry, there are several firms that offer green or organic pest control Myrtle Beach service while others only claim to offer one. The terms chemical free pest control, natural pest control, eco friendly pest control, and environmentally friendly pest control as well as organic pest control are not well defined. There exist a great degree of variability when it comes to how different firms interpret them and how it translates to the professional service that you are buying. Are you confused? To answer some of your questions, here are a few things you need to know. Organic Pest Control Basics The term organic or green means that the service offered is based upon non chemical methods and the use of pesticides that are naturally occurring. According to this perspective, to provide a truly green pest control service, only the products that are derived from earth based materials like desiccant ducts, borates, as well as diatomaceous earth as well as silica, pesticides and botanical insecticides that are classified in category 25b by the EPA could be used. The EPA doesn’t regulate these products, which include essential... read more