Nontoxic Pest Control

4 Nontoxic Termite Control Methods for a Healthy House

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Applying the best nontoxic termite control methods to repel or kill termites at the foundation level is an important aspect of both new construction and older home maintenance. There is no denying the toxicity of many conventional termite treatments. For many years, toxic methods of controlling or exterminating termites have been routinely used and in some cases, […]

What Are Natural Insecticides?

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For centuries, farmers relied on natural insecticides as a means to control pest infestation. However, synthetic insecticides began to be developed in the 1930s and in 1940s, DDT was introduced. Farmers began using many of these synthetic insecticides as an easier way to ensure bumper crops for commercial produce. In light of various studies throughout the years scientists have found […]

Pesticide Use: What You Should Know

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Pesticide use poses a real health risk and is often misunderstood or simply ignored. Scientific research has already proven the negative effects of pesticide exposure to many sectors of the population. For obvious reasons, pesticide companies that manufacture these chemicals for both indoor and outdoor use, are not going to broadly publicize the unhealthy effects of pesticide […]

Home Termite Treatments: What You REALLY Should Know

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I belong to one of several Facebook groups that are dedicated to people with MCS. Today, I noticed someone left worried comments in one of the groups about having a mega termite treatment done to their home…fumigation tent and all! Their pest control company had recommended this treatment and had assured them that all the fumes […]

Green Pest Control: Eco-friendly Pest Control Solutions

Green Pest Control

Spending quality time in your back yard during summer is a privilege only those living in houses can enjoy. However, there’s one thing that can ruin this experience: an invasion of pests. They can attack your deck, your patio, your land and you as well, completely destroying everything in their way. It doesn’t really matter […]

June is National Healthy Home Awareness Month

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June 2016 is the first annual National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM) sponsored by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HUD). The offices of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) is coordinating this month long campaign each June to bring awareness to help families protect themselves from health hazards commonly found homes. This year’s theme […]