As the wife of a former pest control technician, I can tell you that I have been using Terro for years. Last year we spent our first summer in the area and were renting a home. For some reason, we had horrible ants coming into our home. The ants were into everything and my husband quickly suggested the Terro ant bait.
Because of these previous experiences with Terro products, I quickly said “yes” when I was asked to try out the new Terro Mosquito Repellent. I don’t know about you, but mosquitos love me. They also love my son. Whenever we go outside, we are quickly annoyed at the mosquitos and most of the time we find ourselves coming back inside for some bug spray.
At the particular time my husband sprinkled the repellent on our backyard, I was sitting on our patio. Although the bottle said that it could take up to 3 hours to begin working, I began to see immediate results. I was only bit one time while I was outside that day and as I said, it had not been 3 hours. We used the product prior to having a backyard party with our friends and I heard no complaints of anyone getting bit by mosquitos that day.
Overall, I was very pleased with the product. I liked that it is granules and all natural. The only disadvantages that I found were the faint garlic smell and I also wished that it covered more area. It does cover 1000 square feet which is probably an adequate amount for most lawns. I would definitely consider using this product again, especially if I were having company.
Terro Mosquito Repellent is an easy-to-use granular product made from a blend of natural botanical oils, including citronella. The 100 percent natural granules are safe to use around people and pets and is easily applied in any area where mosquitoes are a nuisance by simply sprinkling over the desired area. The repellent’s effectiveness lasts up to three weeks. Terro Mosquito Repellent can be used around patios, decks, campsites, pools, and houses, on lawns and in and around flower or garden beds.
Two winners will receive the Terro Mosquito Repellent. To enter, simply leave a comment below. Additional entries can be made by blogging about the giveaway, tweeting it, following @thriftymommy on twitter, following The Thrifty Mommy on facebook, and through other social networking. Please leave a comment for each thing that you do (as it makes it easier to count the entries) and leave a link to your tweets, etc.
The two winners will be chosen using random number. Winners will be contacted via email and will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen. This contest is sponsored by Terro and is available to those with a U.S. shipping address. The giveaway ends Saturday, August 28, 2010.
Disclaimer: I received some of the mosquito repellent to try. This is an honest review.