Natural Products

Natural Products

With growing concerns about the present and future conditions of our planet, the demand for environmentally friendly and non-toxic products is on the rise. In concurrence, manufacturers and Pest Mall cooperate to administer abundant amounts of natural and botanical pesticide alternatives. However, we ask that homeowners and business owners keep in mind that just because a product is natural or organic does not necessarily mean that it is non-toxic. All chemicals and pesticides have some level of toxicity, though they may be less toxic than others. Natural pesticides, organic pesticides, non-toxic products, and “green” products are all distinctly disparate from each other, so one must clearly establish which type is desired.

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Difference Between Natural, Organic, Non-toxic and “Green” Products

Homeowners and business owners often confuse these four terms, assuming that they all imply the same meaning. However, natural, organic, non-toxic, and green all entitle different meanings and products. The only common characteristic each label shares is that the products under it will definitely be at least safer to use and more environmentally friendly than their chemical based counterparts.

  • Natural Products: Natural products are created and derived from naturally occurring plants and minerals. Mineral-based products typically are sold in dust form. Products made from plants or parts of plants are called botanical pesticides. Due to the fact that they tend to disintegrate rapidly in comparison to chemical products, botanical pesticides are not widely popular. The only type still currently utilized is pyrethrins. Although derived from nature, these pesticides are still toxic to some degree and should not be regarded as completely harmless to living organisms or the environment. Some examples of natural products include CB-Boric Acid Dust and Eco-Exempt IC-2 Insecticide.
  • Organic Products: Organic products are similar to natural products in how they are created; derived from nature and virtually untouched and not modified by human means, organic pesticides are another natural alternative for consumers. The main characteristic that sets them apart from natural pesticides is that organic ones meet the requirements and guidelines established by The Organic Act. However, they are still toxic to some extent, though they tend to be less toxic for mammals. Unfortunately, Pest Mall does not carry any organic products.
  • Non-toxic Products: Pesticides, insecticides, rodenticides, and so forth can NEVER be classified as non-toxic products. In fact, the words non-toxic and pesticide will never be used consecutively; as long as a pesticide will kill even the tiniest pest, it cannot be labeled as non-toxic. As a result, only mechanical traps and products are truly non-toxic. Glue traps, snap traps, and monitors are examples of non-toxic products that Pest Mall offers. Some recommended products are the 4 Allure Moth Trap and the Trapper Monitor and Insect Trap.
  • Green Products: “Green” is not a word to describe pest control products; rather, it is a concept. As one already probably knows, efforts to be “green” have been augmenting drastically by encouraging activities such as recycling and using public transportation. In order to follow these examples, Pest Mall offers products that can help the consumer be more “green,” so long as he or she follows proper IPM (Integrated Pest Management) protocol. IPM regulations call for 6 steps: inspect, identify, monitor, exclude, sanitize, and treat. By following these rules and utilizing the least potent yet effective pesticide, homeowners can be more “green” and reduce the amount of damage done to the environment.

If unsure of the benefits or side effects of a certain pesticide, one may read the product label or MSDS sheet of the product to shed some more light on the matter. However, if one still is unsure of certain aspects about the product, please do not hesitate to call Pest Mall at 1-800-788-4142.

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Q. Can you use a garden hose end sprayer to apply Cy-Kick Cs to home and yard?
A.   As long as the garden hose sprayer can calibrate the correct dilution ratio, then yes, you can use a garden hose sprayer to apply the CY-kick insecticide.
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Q. can anyone purchase Boracare Termiticide
A.   Yes, anyone can buy Boracare from our web store. We do have a broker's license that allows us to sell it to the general public AS LONG AS they are using it for personal pest control and not for commercial resale or distribution.
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Q. how to cancel an order?
A.   If your order was placed after hours or in the mornings before 12 PM EST, you must contact us to cancel the order before 3 PM EST. The best way ensure the cancellation is to call us at 1-800-788-4142. If your order has already been shipped, unfortunately, we will not be able to cancel it.
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Q. Bayer Merit Application
When is the best time of the year to apply merit?
A.   The "best time" to apply Merit would really depend on the pest that you are targeting and also the region that you live in. Consider contacting your local Cooperative Extension System Offices. They are able to give you time frame of the "best time" to apply depending on what you are targeting.
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Q. how scoops of cyber wp goes into a 32oz bottle of water
A.   Depending on the target pest, the dilution rate of Cyper WP is 1 or 2 scoops per gallon of water. Please refer to the product label for a list of the target pests and the dilution rate according to the target pest.
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Q. What kills dust mites. Benzrid?
I had a bed couch steam cleaned and now keep getting bit by mites I covered the mattress allergy plastic cover How can I get rid of mites apparently in the rug :? What should I do Had the couch cleaned on the 9/7 applied cover 9/17
A.   There are several different products for Dust Mite control. Look into Steri-fab, which is a spray that does not have a residual but is great for an initial treatment or one time treatment. Also, Bedlam Bed Bug Spray has dust mites on the product label that is a great product as well and has a short residual of about 1 week to 2 weeks.
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Q. Live in N.Y. can I purchase Boracare Termiticide
A.   Yes you can. Boracare is registered in the state of New York.
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Q. you have size exta-large tall?
A.   Our bee suits are all standard size. We do not have an extra tall size for our suits.
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Q. What product to get for DrywoodTermite and will you shipped to Hong Kong
My mother has an apartment (on the 9th floor) in Hong Kong and she found termites. I believe they are drywood termites and she is looking for a spray to prevent the termites from developing again. I wonder if you can recommend a strong product and easy to apply - just spraying at the spot will be great. I also wonder if you shipped directly to Hong Kong. Thanks for your help.
A.   Premise Foam seems like the product you are looking for! However, we are unable to ship the product to Hong Kong due to strict regulations on international shipping.
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