Diatomaceous earth is a safe and highly effective long-term solution for getting rid of bed bugs and is also the sole ingredient present in Mother Earth D Bed Bug Insect Control Dust. This control dust is not only for bed bug control, but also for other household pests like fleas, spiders, earwigs, cockroaches, ants, as well as many other crawling insects. It is 100% natural product is safe for use around schools, institutional areas, residential areas, homes, businesses, commercial areas, and food or feed handling establishments.
What is Diatomaceous Earth?
This odorless and finely ground, non-toxic dust is made from the fossilized shells of single-celled algae found in plankton known as diatoms. These fossils are typically mined from ancients lake deposits, which are often millions of years old. Diatomaceous earth is a naturally occurring mineral, killing pests without the use of poisonous or harsh chemicals.
Not all Diatomaceous Earth is the Same
Do not confuse this household grade diatomaceous earth in Mother Earth D Bed Bug Insect Control Dust with cheaper pool filter grade varieties that you find at your local retail pool stores. While it may seem like an easy way to save money, pool filter grade diatomaceous earth is chemically treated at high temperatures, making it a very dangerous product to use in home around yourself, your children, or your pets.
Mother Earth D Bed Bug Insect Control Dust for Bed Bugs
Mother Earth D Bed Bug Insect Control powder is a great way to kill bed bugs and is highly acclaimed for its ability to get rid of bed bugs in your home. In fact, it is one of the most popular brands of diatomaceous earth products for the home. With its powder form, this diatomaceous earth bed bug treatment can easily make its way into cracks and crevices where bed bugs commonly hide during the day. It doesn’t matter how clean your home is, bed bugs make their residence even in the cleanest of all spaces.
How Mother Earth D Bed Bug Insect Control Dust Works
The diatomaceous earth in Mother Earth D Bed Bug Insect Control Dust is so finely ground that it forms an almost electric charge, sticking to any uninvited insects that may be crawling around your home. With its naturally abrasive nature, the diatomaceous earth scrapes off the outermost protective layer of the insect’s shell, which leads to the insect drying up very quickly and dying. Diatomaceous earth is also naturally absorbent, leading to eventual dehydration of the insects with prolonged exposure, even if the powder does not touch its shell.
How to Use Diatomaceous Earth to Get Rid of Bed Bugs for Good
To use Mother Earth D Bed Bug Insect Control, you simply sprinkle the dust around your home’s doorways, windows, wall cracks and crevices, as well as around your bed. You could also sprinkle around the foundation of your home if you wanted to. This way, you are covering areas where new bed bugs may enter, which prevents bed bug problems, but you are also covering all areas where bed bugs may be crawling through during the night to feed off of you and your family.
Remember this is a naturally occurring mineral, so it is safe to use around pets and children. In fact is a common ingredient in toothpaste, because of its gritty texture to polish teeth. For a clean and even application, try using a dusting tool like a bellow bulb available at Amazon.com to help you out. However, the 8 oz. bottle has a fairly nice tip that will fit into small areas just fine.