Pest Management

19 Jan: Say Goodbye to Bed Bugs

Many of us have felt the inevitable dread when we discover our space has been infested with bed bugs. Bed bugs are small, oval, brownish insects that live on the blood of animals or humans and usually enter a space undetected. Due to their small size, bed bugs are one of the most difficult pests to eliminate. A quick online search will tell you that the most effective way to eliminate bed bugs is with an insecticide. But bed bugs are living in your home, around your family and your pets. Spraying clothes, carpets, beds, etc. with insecticide would be…

18 Sep: Safe Pesticide for Houston Mosquitos

Introduction Houston is recovering well from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. However, now the long-term effects will begin to take effect. Common pests, such as mosquitoes, are not just annoying, they can also be dangerous, as they are known to spread a number of killer diseases. With the repeated use of common pesticides, these chemicals can lose their effectiveness, as insects and their offspring build up a resistance. The well-established resistance of insects to these pesticides has created an industry need for newer and safer chemical approaches to their extermination. We have developed a proprietary green chemistry which delivers…

16 May: What to Do About Bed Bugs?

Imagine waking up one morning feeling itchy all over, then discovering red welts all over your body. After further investigation, you realize that your entire living space had been infested with bed bugs. What would you do? Like most people these days, you’d probably start by doing a google search on ‘how to get rid of bed bugs’, then finding many products and services that ‘claim’ to exterminate them. But the question is, are these advertised claims true? Are they effective? And more importantly, are they safe? After all, it’s not just yourself you have to worry about. You’re also…

02 May: How to Get Rid of Annoying, Deadly Mosquitoes

Nothing like a hot summer day, enjoying the great outdoors, camping perhaps, while hanging out with your family and friends. Not to mention, the family dog. Just when you start to relax, you realize you can’t. Mosquitoes start doing what they do best – buzzing all around, trying to find a safe place to land where they can poke through your skin to suck your blood, while injecting chemicals causing your skin to itch. You can’t help but scratch while swatting away these annoying creatures. Is there anything worse? In fact, there is something worst. Turns out mosquitoes are not…

11 Mar: Natural Pest Control: A Closer Look at Bioinsecticides

At Zen Earth, we are proud of the fact that our products contain all natural active ingredients, eliminating unnecessary waste and contamination to our waterways, earth and atmosphere. Our Pest and Bed Bug Control products are no exception. Bioinsecticides, pesticides that are derived from natural materials, are considered to be the best effective pesticides (Grainge et al, 1985). Our Pest and Bed Bug Control products are made up of a long list of ingredients including garlic oil, thyme oil, geroniol, peppermint, and lemongrass. Each of these ingredients compliments our proprietary surfactant made of coconut and palm oil. The main insect…