Tag: repellent

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Combat mosquitoes with multiple techniques

June 11, 2019 By
It's important to use a variety of techniques when combatting mosquitoes – in every life stage — at your client's property. Read more»
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Instruct customers to use mosquito repellent separate from sunscreen

May 9, 2019 By
Summer months and outdoor activities demand sunscreen and a mosquito repellent, and although a combination product sounds like a great idea, in this case there are risks. Read more»
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Stripes may be a natural fly repellent

February 28, 2019 By
In recent years, scientists have been able to confirm that zebras’ stripes protect them from biting flies. Read more»
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Garden Girls now NAPROCO

September 13, 2018 By
Garden Girls Repellents, makers of such natural pesticides as Mosquito Free, Tick Free, Bed Bug Free and more, has changed its name to NAPROCO. “We changed our name and nothing else,” says Michele Meyhoefer, co-owner of the Hawleyville, Conn.-based company,... Read more»
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Mosquitoes, midges pester players during a World Cup match

July 5, 2018 By
Players and fans during a world cup match had to battle with clouds of insects at a Russian arena. Read more»
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Nature’s Defense: 60-Day Deer Repellent Packs

January 17, 2018 By
Featuring a new, patent-pending, non-toxic, organic formula, the packs repel all species of deer, including elk. No spraying required: Simply hang around the area you want to protect by using the enclosed twist ties, 2 to 4 ft. off the... Read more»
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Bird Barrier: Eagle Eye

September 6, 2017 By
Open spaces like roofs and courtyards are often difficult to protect using traditional bird control devices. Bird Barrier’s Eagle Eye is an optical bird repellent that harmlessly deters birds from unwanted areas by making use of light beams reflected from... Read more»
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Avian Enterprises: Bird Repellent Line

July 13, 2017 By
In 2015, Devlin Reynolds, owner of bird repellent manufacturer Natural Forces and Rejex-It, passed away. His family did not want to continue the business, so they turned to Avian Enterprises, LLC to carry on the product line Reynolds developed. Avian... Read more»
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5 tips for wearing insect repellent

April 17, 2017 By
Whether it’s protecting your technicians as they work outdoors this season, or sharing insights with your customers as an extra measure for the tick and mosquito work you’re doing for them, here are five simple tips on the most effective... Read more»
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Avian Enterprises: Avian Fog Force TR Bird Repellent

April 11, 2017 By
Avian Fog Force TR Bird Repellent is an automated time-release aerosol bird repellent that discourages birds from congregating in dairy barns, stables, stadiums, marinas, garages, storage buildings, pools and patios, and outdoor dining facilities. The product is non-toxic and is... Read more»
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