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D'BugLady Pest Management Co.

Carol Kauscher Phone: 513-251-9612

President Fax:

2668 River Road Website: www.dbuglady.com

Cincinnati OH 45204 Email: dbuglady@Cinternet.net

Service Categories: structural  commercial school 

landscape  residential golf course 

other: 

D' Bug Lady Pest Management Company's goal is to sell and service with "least toxic and non-toxic" products and procedures available to rid business and residential properties of unwanted pests.

What is your definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

A complete inspection while walking through the property with the customer. Identify the problem location and type of insect/rodent. Use least toxic and non-toxic methods of elimination to maintain a healthy living and working environment. Monitor, inspect and re-treat as necessary.

 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

As necessary per regulatory agencies rules and to inspect, monitor and retreat to eliminate the pest problems.

How are pest problems identified?

D' BugLady has a library, an on-line computer, access to Universities, zoos, chemical suppliers, etc. to assist in insect identification.

What practices do you use to prevent and/or control pests?

Educating the public on moisture control, exclusion, proper identification, "communication" and on-going inspections.

 

Do you use biological controls?

None.

 

Do you use borates?

Most of our food bait programs have boric acid as the toxic/killing agent. Boric acid is in our eye wash! Some of the products used include MRF 2000, Drax ant bait and stations, Niban, Timbor and Bora Care.

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

A limited amount of various products ONLY when necessary for dangerous/emergency treatments like hornets. MRF 2000 roachfood, Drax Ant Gel, Timbor, Bora Care, Jecta, Drax Ant stations, Niban, Victor pheromone traps, glue boards, Firstline above ground and in ground stations (sulfuramid).

What are the top 10 pesticides you use/sell/recommend?

MRF 2000 roachfood, Drax Ant Gel, Timbor, Bora Care, Jecta, Drax Ant stations, Niban, Victor pheromone traps, glue boards, Firstline above ground and in ground stations.

If pesticides are used, how much are used per year of each?

D' Bug Lady's procedures include the least amount of food baits in cracks, crevices, etc. Areas not available to children and pets.

Does your company perform habitat modification?

Yes. Correct, remove, etc. the "reason" that insects, rodents, etc. are using that location for food and nesting.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Vacuum cleaner, steel screening, steel wool, caulking, sealants, etc.

What type of fertilizers do you use/sell/recommend?

N/A

 

What do you usually use/sell/recommend for addressing:

termites Bait and direct wood treatments.

cockroaches Food baits.

fleas Spray & powder.

carpenter ants Food bait.

fire ants Did Not Respond (DNR)

ants (indoor) Various food baits.

crabgrass DNR

dandelions DNR

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

Excellent, however, D' Bug Lady continues to strive for non-toxic pest management. We share our knowledge and experience with the public.

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