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Suspend SC Insecticide the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Suspend SC Insecticide the Best Thing since Sliced Bread

Not always do you want to shout from the mountain tops about a specific product, but Suspend SC would be one of them.  This is a terrific general pest control product for all your pest control needs.  It is so good we wanted to write about all its applications.

Suspend SC Deltamethrin

You can always check out the product directly on our website, read application guides, customer reviews and checkout the label and MSDS sheet.

Suspend SC is a very versatile and effective product, but better still the cost for under $40.00 you can usually get a year’s worth of pest control from the one pint size bottle.  Yes you heard this correct, less than forty and 1 years worth of general pest control..

This product has long term results and will last about 90 days when applied on the interior of your house.  Suspend SC is labeled for a very long list of pest and one should read the label for everything it will kill.  But just to name a few, fleas, roaches, ants, ticks, bed bugs, boxelder bugs, overwintering insects, spiders, and scorpions to name a few.

What makes it so great?  SUSPEND® SC Insecticide with DeltaGard offers the benefits of deltamethrin in a concentrated suspension of pure micro-crystals. The micro-crystals give Suspend SC a long residual and instead of being absorbed into porous materials, they stay on the surface. As a result, insects continue to contact them long after the insecticide has been applied. Yet Suspend SC leaves no visible residue, has virtually no odor, and won’t clog spray equipment.

So if you are thinking it may be time to DIY your own pest control, then Suspend SC is the product you will want to purchase.

Please checkout our website for the largest selection of DIY pest control Products on the Market.

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Flea Control Inside and Out

Flea Control Inside and Out

Fleas are a huge concern of homeowners with pets.  Fleas can take over a home in a very short period of time if not kept under control.  The reason that people get frustrated is because they treat for fleas then they return. But where are they coming from you asked? From your pet, eggs and the outside of course! But no need to worry we have just the right product for you to take care of this situation.

For flea control on your pet there are products they can take orally to prevent the fleas from surviving once they are bite, there are flea sprays that work great for fleas and ticks.  For inside a good aerosol flea spray with an IGR will do the trick for most homeowners.

For outside use, there are flea control granules; most come in a 20-25 lb bag and can cover up to 10,000 sq. feet. Take Talstar PL granules for example, these granules are meant to target fleas and other pest around the home, it contains 0.2% Bifenthrin and it is Applied 2.3 to 4.6  per 1000 sq. ft. and can last up to 3-6 months! Perfect for Flea Control, that’s why most of our flea control kits on our website contain Talstar PL.

So no need to worry about fleas, we can help and offer you professional free advice and a full line of solutions for fleas at ePestSolutions.com.

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Ticks Got Ya Scratching Your Head

Ticks Got Ya Scratching Your Head

We tend to stop thinking about fleas and ticks when the cold months start rolling in, but do our pets.  Fleas and ticks on your dog or cat will not be affected by the cold outside so we need to pay just as much attention in December as we do in May.

Check your pets for fleas and the feces blood spots and using a good flea comb after bathing time is always a great tool for inspection.  Check for ticks between their paws and ears.  Thick coats on animals can make it difficult to locate if any ticks are there until they are fully engorged with blood.  Spraying your pets with a flea and tick spray is very helpful; something like Petcor will do the trick.

If you miss one single engorged female on the inside she can successfully deposit her full load of up to 5000 eggs, hidden in some crevice or void. And then you will have a problem.  So inspect your dogs carefully daily, and remove any ticks quickly in the proper manner.

On the outside think about the areas that ticks will be the highest concentrations, in heavy brush.  This may also a good time to remove excessive brush and plantings in the pet’s area.  And think about applying a good residual insecticide in the early spring if you are in an area of heavy tick infestation.

But not matter your pest problem, flea or tick you can find a full line of solutions  at ePestSolutions.

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Mother Earth D Offers Natural Bug Control

Mother Earth D Green

If you find yourself battling any type of crawling pests, you are probably seeking a pest control solution that works well—yet picking something natural and non-toxic may also be important to you.

You will be happy to learn that you can have both—an insect-fighting product that gets rid of the pests but is also safe for your family.

Mother Earth D Green contains an ingredient that is considered among the safest natural choices for bug control. It has 100% diatomaceous earth—which works by dehydrating the insects after they come into direct contact with it, so it is often applied by putting a layer of the dust in areas that get a lot of insect traffic.

It is a very effective natural roach killer, and works on a variety of other pests, as well, including ants, spiders and fleas.

Best of all, it is completely safe for humans and pets, so it’s a great option for areas and situations where you would want to avoid using something that is toxic or potentially dangerous for people and animals. Since it kills over time, it is often used as part of a long-term pest control strategy.

Mother Earth D Green is available in a variety of formats and sizes from ePestSolutions.

Suspend SC Offers Versatility and Strength

Suspend SC

If you are unfortunate enough to find yourself plagued by not just one but several different types of insects, you probably don’t want to deal with the hassle of juggling a bunch of different bug control products. It is much more convenient—not to mention cost effective—to use a single product that can wipe out many different kinds of pests.

Consider using Suspend SC to handle an infestation of multiple species of bugs. It offers great versatility because it works against a wide variety of insects in different types of settings (residential, outdoor, industrial and more).

Effective against everything from bed bugs to scorpions, Suspend SC contains deltamethrin, which is a pyrethroid (man-made version of pyrethrum). You might think of this as a new and improved version of this type of insect killer because it is stronger and more concentrated than older pyrethroids. This gives it maximum killing power.

It’s an especially good choice for pests like fleas and bed bugs because—unlike some other chemicals—Suspend SC is approved for use on mattresses, furniture and carpets.  Suspend SC is also a good long-term solution because it offers residual benefits, so it can keep killing pests for an extended period of time.

Suspend SC is available in a variety of formulas and sizes at ePestSolutions.

Dominion 2L Kills Termites and Other Pests

Dominion 2L

If you are waging a war against termites or other destructive (or annoying) pests, you need a strong weapon on your side—and Dominion 2L is a great choice. It contains Imidacloprid, a common pesticide chemical that is frequently used in farming and other plant-related environments, but is also approved for residential purposes.

It is often used for termite control, although it works for a variety of crawling pests. You can apply Dominion to the soil around the wood surfaces of your home, creating a sort of protective barrier against termites. It doesn’t repel the termites, though—the goal is to have them come in contact with the Dominion material.

Dominion kills the bugs, but it works in a two-fold process. It kills bugs that come in contact with it, but also has a secondary effect in which it kills other bugs that it is shared with. In the case of termites, their social habits and tendency to live close together in large colonies are big advantages in allowing this product to be so effective, because it provides ample opportunity for Dominion to be shared among large numbers of insects.

As a result of its killing method, Dominion is a good option for long-term pest control, as it lasts for a long time and provides residual effects.

Check out the Dominion 2L products available at ePestSolutions.

Insect Identification Helpful for Bug Control

Identify Insects

If you’ve been battling a sudden insect invasion, you may not be particularly interested in getting a good look at the pest that’s bugging you. But sometimes this can be helpful in order to solve the problem effectively.

As noted on this blog, an entomologist or others who work in the insect field often find themselves approached to identify some unusual (or perhaps not so unusual) insect that is plaguing some unfortunate person’s home or garden. In the example noted on the blog, the Penn State entomologist was able to identify that particular pest as a citronella ant—not a termite, as the homeowner had initially suspected. Although a nuisance, these pests weren’t really harmful, especially since they had only located outside near the garage.

In other situations, though, it might be necessary to take action when a bothersome pest (more likely, many of them) invade your space. In that case, it can be helpful to know exactly which kind of insect you are dealing with, so you can choose the bug control option that would work best.

If you don’t happen to know of a local bug expert, there are several other resources to help you identify the pest that is targeting your property. Here at ePestSolutions, we have images of several of the most common types of pests, so you can browse those to see if any look familiar. You can also check entomology sites for pictures and descriptions of a wide variety of insects.

Once you have a pretty good idea of the type of pest, you can then search for a product designed to get rid of those particular pests. You can use the search tool on the ePestSolutions site to match up the right product for your problem.

Mouse Control an Annual Winter Challenge

Mouse ControlAt this time of year, many people find themselves dealing with some unwanted guests in the form of mice (in addition to various other pests). This is especially problematic in colder areas, where mice seek shelter to hide out from the winter weather and frigid temperatures.

While it helps to try and solidify your home’s perimeter by sealing up any gaps or holes and blocking off any other potential entrance points, that may not completely solve the problem.

Mice are notorious for their ability to squeeze into incredibly tiny spaces, so it can be nearly impossible to eliminate every single crack or tiny hole that may provide a small mouse with enough of an entryway. Plus, a mouse with a chill who is eager to find a cozy hideaway can be very determined when it comes to finding a way into your home.

That’s why you will likely need some sort of mouse control strategy to handle those mice who do manage to get inside of your house. Exactly what type of approach you choose will depend on the scope of your mouse problem and your own preferences. Some people like the hands-off approach of a bait product, while others would rather use a trap so as to avoid the risk of mice dying in the walls or some other hidden location.

Whatever route you choose, ePestSolutions has a wide variety of mouse control products that can help keep your home free of these pests for the winter.

Get Rid of Pests with Dekko Silverfish Paks

Dekko Silverfish Boric AcidIf you have recently been digging out your winter clothes or holiday decorations from the closets or attic, you may have encountered an unwelcome and unsightly pest—the silverfish.

Silverfish like dark, moist and warm areas so they are commonly found in attics, basements and hidden in out of the way areas. You can sometimes spot them behind furniture, under or behind stacks of papers or magazines, or in the back of cabinets and shelves.

Although they don’t bite, silverfish can contaminate food products (they like to eat starches and sugars). Plus they can cause damage to paper and other materials. In addition, they can be an especially disturbing pest from a visual standpoint because many people find their appearance and rapid slithering movement to be unsettling.

Because they hide—and can breed quickly in large numbers—a silverfish infestation can be somewhat of a challenge to conquer.

Dekko Silverfish Paks are an easy and economical way to get rid of a silverfish problem. These paks contain boric acid, which is an effective insecticide so is commonly used for pest control.

You can order Dekko Silverfish Paks in a variety of sizes at ePestSolutions.

Termites May Invade Your Wooden Furniture


Termites can be a major problem for homeowners. But it isn’t just the structure of the home itself that’s at risk from these tiny yet destructive pests. The furnishings inside the home can also be a very attractive place for termites to live, hang out, eat and just commit general destruction.

Termites—particularly a species known as drywood termites—can survive just fine in furniture or other wooden materials. Unlike the types of termites that usually cause serious structural problems while nesting underground, drywood termites don’t need soil or moisture in order to survive. These types of termites can be brought into the home if you buy used or antique furniture, although they can “hitch a ride” on just about any type of wooden furnishings.

One good thing is that this type of termite infestation is usually confined to a fairly small, limited area. And while it can be disappointing to have your furniture damaged by these pests, it’s nowhere near as problematic or expensive as the damage that other types of termites can do to the structure of your home. However, a small infestation—left uncontrolled—can quickly grow and spread, and this can cause increasing damage.

These types of termites cannot survive in extreme temperatures, so one common tactic (especially for smaller pieces of furniture) is to place the infested item in a very cold area. However, there’s no guarantee that will get rid of all of the pests. For more effective and reliable termite control, you should use an insecticide product specifically designed to get rid of these pests quickly.

You can find many effective termite killers at ePestSolutions, including Bora-Care termite wood treatments.