Tag Archives: do my own pest control

Pest Control expensive and I’m on a fixed income

In SC we have several varieties of roaches. Currently, I have a pest company that comes quarterly to spray. It’s expensive and I’m on a fixed income. I’m looking for a less costly solution. The chemicals they use are pet friendly, though I don’t have pets (I just don’t want them to be too toxic for me!)Any suggestions? Will I need to mix anything? Buy a sprayer?

Non Toxic Bed Bug Prevention

If you have ever had the unfortunate experience of finding your home invaded by bed bugs, I can pretty much bet that you NEVER want to experience a bed bug infestation again. But, since bed bugs can go up to a year without a meal, you have to be dedicated to monitoring for any bed bug activity that you may have missed. In this article, we discuss some easy and non toxic DIY ways to keep bed bugs out of your home.

Earwigs and How to Control Them

Earwigs are generally a nuisance pest, and don’t cause much stir for homeowners. But last year, Houston saw an invasion of earwigs in previously unprecedented proportions due to an unusually hot summer. With an unusually warm winter, be prepared for a hotter summer. In this article, we discuss earwigs and what to do in case earwigs try to move indoors again.

Diatomaceous Earth: Friend of the DIY Pest Controller

Diatomaceous Earth is a naturally occurring substance composed of fossilized shells and water plants. Since it is not toxic to the environment or humans, it has numerous uses in pest control. In this article, we will discuss diatomaceous earth and its various uses for the do it yourself pest controller.

How Can You Save Money on Termite Control? Taurus SC is the Answer!

How can you save money on termite control? Taurus SC is the answer. The generic version of the well known product Termidor. Taurus uses the same chemical compositions at a much lower price point.