ATLANTA, GA, September 24, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Atlanta pest control
specialist, Team Pest USA, offers tips for choosing the best type of insect repellent. In particular, they emphasize those which are tested to adequately deter mosquitoes and ticks. Although they differ in many ways, both pest species have been known to be fatal to humans. The Atlanta mosquito control
experts say West Nile Virus and Lime Disease kill many people every year. With the marked population increase of both of these insects, they note that buying a quality repellent is now more important than ever.
Repellent Brands to Use
Consumer Reports recently ran a study comparing the effectiveness, safety and feel of many top bug repellent brands. Atlanta animal control
pros say you want to have a repellent that is going to last a long enough time versus one that will dry out in a couple of hours and leave your skin vulnerable to pest attacks.
For parents, though, the safety of bug repellents is just as important as their ability to ward of bugs. The active ingredient in these products is called deet. Although harmless to adults, the EPA says the potency is too strong for infants, and that repellents with greater than 30 percent concentration is excessive for any child. The good thing is that of all the products tested, only one (3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent), had deet levels anywhere near this range.
According to Brandon Pelfrey, Owner of Team Pest USA, "If you plan to go hiking, camping or be out in the wilderness for an extended period of time, we recommend Off Deep Woods Sportsmen II, Cutter Backwoods Unscented or Off FamilyCare Smooth & Dry, as these products scored the highest across the board. Off FamilyCare is advised for children, as it only has a 15 percent deet concentration."
Team Pest USA has been providing residential and commercial pest control in Atlanta
for many years. You can learn more about all the services they provide by visiting http://www.pestusa.com/
.About Team Pest USA:
Family owned and operated locally, Team Pest USA has been Atlanta's leading pest control experts since 1971. Their commitment to providing industry-leading treatment methods and excellent customer service has gained them many loyal clients across their 40 years in the Atlanta pest control industry. Team Pest USA also offers wildlife removal and relocation in addition to pest control services.
For more information, visit http://www.pestusa.com/