Natural Chemistry Natural Yard & Kennel Spray
Bug-free in Florida?!?
I saved thousands of dollars when I used Natural Chemistry's indoor flea & tick spray to kill a bed bug infestation in house instead of hiring exterminator. Figured if it killed bed bugs it'd work on just about anything. I'm regularly using their Yard Spray now.
I live in Florida, where bugs are just a way of life. But I hook this stuff up to my hose every couple weeks and spray my lawn, trees and around my house and now I don't worry my kids or chihuahuas are going to be carried off by one of our mosquitoes. We can sit outside without getting bit up, and don't even need messy, stinky bug spray anymore. Haven't even seen a spider or flies inside my house since I started using.
If that wasn't enough, after you spray it the whole yard smells great like vanilla and cinnamon for a couple days. Great product.
April 19, 2013
This got rid of all bugs in our yard naturally!
We purchased this after reading the good review on this site. 2013 summer and fall we had fleas jumping on our dogs in our fenced in yard. Due to having 2 dogs with autoimmune illnesses we stopped putting chemicals on them for bugs and have tried to only use natural products in our home and yard. There was a mild pleasant cedar scent on the application day; but more importantly we noticed that all the bugs in the yard, including all the bugs that normal got into our basement were gone! We also bathed the dogs the same day in a tub indoors with a natural flea shampoo. Besides good vacuuming and moping we seemed to get the fleas to go away. We repeated the process every few weeks due to the flea cycle and it seemed to work. We are going to try this again this year repeatedly in hopes to naturally keep our pets and home flea free. Please note my husband being a very detailed person emptied part of the contents of the sprayer into a large hand compressed sprayer and mixed with water to the proper dilution so it would evenly cover the yard. He did this a few times until the entire bottle was used as our back yard is exactly the size recommended on the container for area. I do not know how well the actual sprayer bottle works hooked up to a hose. We were so frustrated with fleas that we didn't want to risk wasting the contents due to any user error. Also spray under trees, bushes and patio bricks because fleas hide in cracks too. We also like the price and Chewy.com is great!
March 17, 2014
Great Product for fleas
I used this in conjunction with the Capstar and another Natural Chemistry spray for dogs, inside the house. The weather turned warm and my two cats and dog were covered in fleas...I haven't seen one flea since using these products.
April 22, 2014
Natural Chemistry Yard & Kennel Spray for Other Bugs Too
I have two Ragdoll "indoor" cats. They have never had fleas. My 17-1/2 year old house never had gutters until several months ago; the walk-out basement was unfinished. In prior years the basement had been used solely for washing clothes. There had been a ceiling mounted heater which prevented the pipes from freezing. The basement was very damp during warm weather months and less damp after dryloc was applied to the concrete block walls and a dryloc based paint was applied to the concrete floor. Beetles and various other bugs entered the basement on a daily basis, particularly during the warmer months. Recently small black bugs started appearing and they seemed to come out of nowhere. Sometimes you would see several on the block walls. Most on the floor were dead or nearly dead, and I could not determine where they were coming from. A new tightly sealed double entry French door had been installed, and all the windows had been trimmed and sealed. After doing some research I was able to identify the bugs as sow bugs (also known as pill bugs). These bugs were entering the basement from the exterior by crawling up the concrete from the ground and getting under the wood (T-111) and then proceeding over the block walls in the interior. A small hole was also discovered on the exterior under the fireplace, which had not been sealed up until Saturday.
I read the other reviews and thought this might be a safer product to try than others even though it is listed only as a product that will kill and repel fleas, ticks, black files and mosquitoes. This yard and kennel spray arrived this past Friday and I tried to open the container Saturday to mix in with water for use in a hand sprayer. The container is designed to be used with a hose (or perhaps with a pump but I could not get it open). A contractor that is doing work on my home hooked the container up with a hose and sprayed around the bottom of the entire house and the lower decks. He did this two or three times and there still remains some of the product in the container. We discovered at one point what appeared to be a quantity of these sow bugs in the dirt at an area next to the base of the front of house; a few were even crawling up the cement. By Sunday morning there were only a couple of these bugs visible on the exterior cement, about three or four on the interior concrete block and a few on the basement floor which may have already been inside the house.
Before the gutters were installed, water used to run straight down into the ground at the base of the house so there was probably a certain amount of water being held under the ground in this area. After the gutters were installed I noticed that the areas adjacent to the house were dry.
This morning (Monday) there were no visible sow bugs on the exterior cement, the ground outside or the interior walls. I saw a total of four bugs crawling on the concrete floor (the basement is 2,000 square feet).
I have placed a call to the contractor to spray around the house today until the product is used up and to hook up another container and spray again.
I removed the cats' water and food dishes from the basement area to be on the safe side (they always have food and water dishes on the main level too); however, the cats still have access to this area from the main level. It is about 20 degrees cooler in my walk-out now and a newly purchased GE de-humidifier will be installed this week and vented to the exterior of the house (which will probably cool this lower level even more).
Natural Chemistry Yard & Kennel Spray is a wonderful product for treating the exterior of a home. It was merely a hunch that it would work on the sow bugs. I highly recommend this product, and would consider using it on the interior of the basement as well.
I was very happy to write this long review as I have found the reviews by others very helpful to me.
June 16, 2014
Love this stuff!
I recently tried this product for the first time. I loved it and immediately reordered it so I would not run out. Naturally deters fleas and ticks (without toxic chemicals) and the big bonus for me was that it leaves the kennels smelling like cinnamon, cloves and cedar wood..... instead of you know what! I would highly recommend this to everyone.
November 9, 2014
I do love natural products, but I don't think this is the most effective. We have a small yard that is very close to neighbors which just might be the biggest problem. Unfortunately the small nates we tried to kill in the grass are still around. Maybe it works better on other types of pests.
October 17, 2014
Does not work
We have sprayed our yard twice with this product and we do not believe it works because our dog has come in with a few fleas on her.
October 8, 2014
Works against ticks without chemical worries
I was skeptical at first that something natural could deter ticks but this product really works. We were finding an average of 1-2 ticks on our schnauzers, but after spraying the yard and perimeters, we haven't found one tick in over a week! Will definitely buy this product again and recommend to our family and friends. (Note: we live on 5 1/2 acres which is wooded on all sides and back of the property. Ticks are definitely a problem!)
July 9, 2014