The Art of Random Willy-Nillyness: Orkin Household Pests 101 Back to School Pack Giveaway! #LearnWithOrkin
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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Orkin Household Pests 101 Back to School Pack Giveaway! #LearnWithOrkin

It’s back-to-school time and class is in session. Orkin is back with Household Pests 101 – featuring some of Orkin’s scientific knowledge of pests. The Orkin Man is here to help you #LearnWithOrkin so you don't get schooled by pest problems in your own home.

I know that it is impossible not to have pests in your home but with Orkin the chances are more likely you won't. Check out the Orkin "Household Pests 101" blog app for yourself and get some great information. Take the Pest Prevention Quiz by clicking on the image. Find out if you are up to the task of getting rid of pesky buggers!


While you are at it, click on the phone in the image above and watch the "Bite Back at Mosquitoes" YouTube video. It gives some great info on how to avoid having them in your home. Orkin helps you get rid of unwanted pests in your house.

I also have a great prize pack to giveaway. Look below.


The Orkin Back-To-School Prize Pack includes:

One (1) Silver USB Portable Charger – We know you’re on the go from sun up to sun down and you can't afford not to be accessible. This emergency charger is small, sleek and can help your phone keep up with your busy lifestyle!

One (1) Double Wall Stainless Steel Travel Mug w/ lid - Your car isn't the only thing that needs fueling up in the morning … this stainless steel travel mug is a great way to ensure your morning coffee is always within arm’s reach.

One (1) Orkin “Protect Your Home” PDF Checklist - This handy checklist from the experts at Orkin will help you think like a pest in order to help protect your home from pests.

If you want to win, just enter below on the Rafflecopter widget.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

At Orkin, we use the latest technology and unparalleled training to develop an effective treatment that's right for your needs. To learn more about our pest control based in science or to schedule an inspection, visit orkin.com or call 1-800-800-ORKIN.

Rules: One entry per person per day. Once a winner is drawn I will contact them and the winner will have 48 hours to reply back before I draw a new winner. Giveaway is open to US residents only who are 18 years of age or older. Each household is only eligible to win Back to School Prize Pack via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

Disclosure: I received a sample product for review purposes. No other compensation was given and the opinions in this post are solely mine and are based on my experience with the product. Sponsors are responsible for shipping prizes unless otherwise stated. I am not responsible if sponsors do not fulfill prize. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any prizes.

60 comments:

  1. Knock on wood, we haven't had any major pest problems. For prevention, we try our best to keep food stored in tamper-proof containers and also keep our countertops clean.

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  2. We just have to use a lot of different products form home depot

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  3. we live in florida insect capitol usa you have to stay on top of this problem for sure. lay traps etc. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

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  4. I just try to keep things as clean as possible so that the critters won't make themselves at home in my home.

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  5. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/638103615446450176

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  6. Make sure our areas are clean and disinfected at all times.

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  7. tweeted https://twitter.com/mommysweetiepie/status/638196438615199744

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  8. Use peppermint oil on cotton balls for a natural way to get rid of mice.

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  9. I just try to keep the place clean and we also have two cats which keep mice away.

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  10. You can get rid of spiders by getting rid of their food sources.

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  11. We use so many fly traps so we dont have to run around with a swatter!

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  12. Thanks to a stray cat, we had flea issues, and with a baby, we didn't want to use toxic spray. A desklamp left on at night over a bowl of soapy water worked great. After two or three days, no more fleas.

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  13. I hate spiders so I set out traps for them. They are bad right now. Patricia

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  14. I learned that cockroaches are cleaner than flies.

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  15. We like to try to keep all holes sealed and keep food cleaned up. thank you

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  16. from Donna Urey~~
    Put screen material, cut to size, in your floor vents. It keeps bugs, especially spiders out.

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  17. Keep things clean.

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  18. Keep things clean.

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  19. We keep all open food in containers to prevent ants. Thanks.

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  20. We have been lucky with no big issues with rodents or bugs!!

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  21. I tweeted this giveaway!!!
    https://twitter.com/agibb1964/status/639018415437545472

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  22. once had to spray our whole house down, couldn't even be in it for a whole day it sucked!

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  23. Make sure our areas are clean and disinfected at all times.

    agnesye@hotmail.com

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  24. We have woods in the back of our backyard. I see a little bit of everything, from Possums, raccoon, rabbits, snakes,and spiders. So I have 3 cats and 3 dogs to keep them away.

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  25. Get rid of crumbs and messes as soon as you make them

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  26. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/639558083874713600

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  27. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/640348772875153408

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  28. we use cinnamon to deter ants- it works

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  29. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/640732292550254592

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  30. https://twitter.com/agibb1964/status/641055884660097024

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  31. we get an annual ant infestation

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  32. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/641397835368304640

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  33. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/641751585761001472

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  34. https://twitter.com/agibb1964/status/641797891489595392

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  35. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/642408125341917184

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  36. Try, being the key word, not to leave any dirty stuff on the kitchen counters...etc.,

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  37. Boyfriend always sprays the perimeters of the house.

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  38. Clean the house. We are lucky I have two cats. They love to play with spiders or flies that comes in.

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  39. I found out a fly is more nasty/germs than a cockroach so creepy to know

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  40. We try to keep anything greasy or sugary off the counters and in the fridge/freezer. That typically works, but when we end up with ants, we try to use Terro before it gets too out of hand. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  41. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/643164508173656064

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  42. Borax, sugar mixture to kill ants and roaches! Thanks and God bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol.com

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  43. keep the kitchen floor swept up of crumbs

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  44. Mosquitoes are the worst! I get them and ants and beetles in my apartment from time to time and I hate it

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  45. Fortunately, no pest issues at present. I've accidentally brought home pests in grocery store bags and promptly but out bait and got rid of them quickly.

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  46. Mice can get through dime size holes, so make sure all holes are filled.

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  47. I know I get ants every beginning of Spring. SO I clean very well and get the ant traps out early so they are gone early and don't take over the whole house!

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  48. I make sure all dishes are cleaned and food is up and try to keep the house clean

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  49. I spray my house every 3 months to keep bugs away

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  50. i would say always hide bug traps throughout the house all the time!

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  51. http://www.theartofrandomwillynillyness.com/2015_08_01_archive.html

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  52. I put lavender oil on my window sills.

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  53. With our drought, bugs we never had are showing up for water; try to keep the sink dry and clean.

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  54. My tip - use Orthomax in your yard to help prevent the bug from staying in your yard.

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  55. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/643917226773377024

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