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DIY Pest Control Gift Ideas from ePestSolutions

Christmas has a way of sneaking up on the ill prepared. One minute you are enjoying the fall colors and the next you are getting an invitation to your friends Christmas party. So start thinking about the gifts you are going to get your friends now. To really impress your friends, make sure you find […]

How to Use Cy-kick CS Insecticide

GENERAL INFORMATION Cy-Kick CS is a flowable microencapsulated concentrate containing 0.5 lb of cyfluthrin per gallon. It may be used on any surface which will not be damaged or stained by water. Heavy applications may leave a visible deposit. On some surfaces this deposit can be removed with a damp cloth or sponge. In situations […]

Exciter in my 6208 tri jet fogger

Using Exciter For control of accessible, exposed stages of CRAWLING INSECTS including, but not limited to, Ants, Cockroaches, Cadelles, Cigarette Beetles, Confused Flour Beetles, Dark Mealworms, Dried Fruit Beetles, Drugstore Beetles, Grain Mites, Red Flour Beetles, Rice Weevil

How to Control Carpenter Bees

How to Control Carpenter Bees We have found that the products shown below are the best for controlling Carpenter Bees. Tempo SC Ultra Demand CS Insecticide Delta Dust Insecticide Tempo Dust Insecticide Bellows Hand Duster CB D-Foam How to Control Carpenter Bees During spring when the temperatures start to warm up we start getting calls […]

Springtime is the Right Time for Carpenter Bees

Although Carpenter Bees are common, and usually do no severe damage by their tunneling, they can sometimes be extremely dangerous and cause structural damage if the same timber is used by colonies year after year. In this article, we discuss how to identify carpenter bees and control methods for carpenter bees.

Wasps! Wake Up and Watch Out!

How to avoid being stung by a wasp.

The Good Guys: Super Bugs for Your Garden

All bugs are not created equal.  All bugs are not pests.  Many bugs can be beneficial to your home garden and should be left alone to reduce the actual PESTS.  The only problem is that to the untrained eye, a bug is a bug is a bug.  O’ ye of little training!  Let’s do some research and […]

Seasonal Stingers - Treatments and Solutions

Seasonal Stingers: Wasps, Yellow Jackets, Honey Bees, Carpenter Bees As late summer turns to fall, perhaps the most predictable visitor to the myriad outdoor fairs and festivals, as well as residential patios and outdoor dining areas, is the yellow jacket (Vespula spp.) Considered the most dangerous of the wasp species due to its aggressive behavior […]

Bald Faced Hornet Control

Found this article from Univar, thought is was a good question and answer worth sharing: Pest Control Question: I have looked for this information pretty extensively, and cannot find an answer on the net, or in any reference material I have access to. How far will Bald Faced Hornets forage from their nest? Chad, GA […]

Carpenter Bee Problems

Carpenter bees can be a difficult problem, and once they find the spot for their galleries the bee game is on. The best way to treat for them is being proactive and treating the areas of interest in early spring. Carpenter bees do not eat the wood so flavor of wood is not a concern, but soft woods such as cedar and redwoods are much easier for them to chew into.

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