Insect Growth Regulation

German cockroaches are our specialty at Southwest Exterminators, we provide the only single service German cockroach eradication service in southern Utah. One aspect of our service includes the use of an IGR or Insect Growth Regulator. IGR services are also known as hormone therapy. It is an effective way to break an insects life-cycle. This…

What in the World is an MSDS?

Some of my clients have asked me about the MSDS. To those of you who are unfamiliar with the MSDS; it is the Material Safety Data Sheet. For those of you who want a more detailed answer please continue to read this blog entry. The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a document that must…

Are Insecticides Safe?

I get the question at least a dozen times a week, “Are insecticides safe?” The short answer is no. There is no such thing as a “safe insecticide.” If they were “safe” a technician would not need to wear protective equipment such as nitrile gloves, long sleeve shirts, and chemical resistant footwear. HOWEVER, the manner…