On Wed, 23 May 2018 14:55:56 -0000 (UTC), "Dove Tail"
We use food grade DE quite extensively around our property and home.
It is a safe and effective barrier against ants, it kills fleas in the
carpet and we also mix a level teaspoon in a glass of water every
couple of months and drink it as it will kill intestinal parasites. I
keep the cat's food bowls in the garage and every couple of months I
sprinkle some DE on the floor under the bowls and we never get ants.
Our neighbors use it in the feed for their livestock (goats, llamas,
When we use it in the house, we sprinkle it with a wire strainer,
there is no cloud of dust. When we broom it into the little bit of
carpet that we have, I wear a cheap paper mask, but never see any
As with any fine particulate, if you inhale clouds of it, you might
end up with a problem, however, it takes a lot of effort to create a
dust cloud of DE.
DE is a fantastic product with lots of uses. We have never had bed
bugs, but, if we did, DE would be my go to product. Certainly far
safer than any kind of chemical pesticide.
These people sell everything for pests, home and garden:
You can check, but I think some exterminators heat the room to a hellish
temperature to kill bed bugs since stuff that worked in the past like
DDT were banned.
I know nothing about the domyown people but did get some crabgrass
premerg from them and they ship for free.
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