Did you know that insects are the most diverse group of animals on the planet, including more than a million species and representing more than half of all known living organisms on earth? Insects may be found in nearly everywhere on earth (not just in your kitchen or bathroom) and only a small number of species reside in the oceans, a habitat dominated by another arthropod group, crustaceans. The life cycles of insects vary but most hatch from eggs.
Fossilized insects of enormous size have been found from the Paleozoic Era, including giant dragonflies with wingspans of 22 to 28 inches. The most diverse insect groups appear to have co-evolved with flowering plants. A few parasitic species are pathogenic, like fleas, which was believed to be the cause of the Black Plague the killed an estimated 50 million people in the 14th century. Some insects perform complex ecological roles; bee pollination is essential to the life-cycle of many flowering plant species on which most organisms, including humans, are at least partly dependent; without them, the terrestrial portion of earth (including humans) would be devastated. Many other insects are considered ecologically beneficial as predators and a few provide direct economic benefit. Silkworms and bees have been used extensively by humans for the production of silk and honey, respectively. In some cultures, people eat the larvae or adults of certain insects.
We regard certain insects as pests when they invade our space or pose a threat to our well being and attempt to control them using insecticides and other techniques.
At Time Out® our concern is for your well being and that of our surrounding natural environment. We believe in managing insects as pests while keeping you, your family, pets and the earth safe.
Time Out® products are primarily made of organic or botanic oils that are clinically proven in nature to repel and or control various species of insects that pose a risk or interfere with our daily lives and or well being. Time Out® is known for providing the highest concentration of active ingredients as compared to other eco-friendly insecticide products. Time Out® products are known for having similar results as compared to chemical based insecticides, yet without the potential side effects or risk to you, your family and or pets. At Time Out® we believe that keeping you safe and protecting you from unwanted insects, while preserving the natural environment is our sacred duty.