Spectracide® Brand Unveils Innovative Mobile App For Bug/Weed Identification and Control
ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Spring has sprung–and that means that our lawns and gardens are waking from their winter siesta. So too, unfortunately are the bugs that love to visit and stir up trouble in the lawn, in the garden and around the home.
But dealing with bugs and weeds has been made a whole lot easier this spring, with the introduction of the new Bug & Weed Identifier by Spectracide® mobile app–the must-have app for home owners who are bugged by invasive and destructive bugs and weeds.
This innovative tool, the Bug & Weed Identifier by Spectracide®, solves the age-old problem of how to identify bugs and weeds, AND how to control them, using just your smart phone. The key features of the Bug & Weed Identifier by Spectracide® mobile app are:
- An extensive Pest Guidebook helps to identify the types of insects and weeds found in your lawn, garden or home.
- Capture & Compare feature lets you snap pest images then compare them with those in the guide or email experts for help.
- Locate a Retailer finds the Spectracide retailer nearest you.
- UPC Scan & Learn provides product information and helpful how-to videos.
What makes the Bug & Weed Identifier by Spectracide® mobile app unlike any on the market today is its ability to help you diagnose your pest problem – and find the best solution to control it!
To download the app, go to:
About Spectracide® Brand
Spectracide brand is a leader in insect and weed control, which offers a variety of indoor and outdoor pest solutions, including weed and grass killer; brush and poison ivy killer; ant, fire ant, Japanese beetle, wasp and hornet protection; rose and flower care; lawn disease control; and more. Spectracide products are produced by United Industries Corporation, a leading supplier of products for the home, lawn and garden insect and weed control markets and a subsidiary of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
For more information, visit www.spectracide.com.
About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., a member of the Russell 2000 Index, is a diversified global consumer products company and a leading supplier of batteries, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn & garden and home pest control products, personal insect repellents and portable lighting. Helping to meet the needs of consumers worldwide, the Company offers a broad portfolio of market-leading and widely trusted brands including Rayovac®, Remington®, Varta®, George Foreman®, Black & Decker®, Toastmaster®, Tetra®, Marineland®, Nature’s Miracle®, Dingo®, 8-in-1®, FURminator®, Littermaid®, Spectracide®, Cutter®, Repel®, Hot Shot® and Black Flag®. Spectrum Brands Holdings’ products are sold by the world’s top 25 retailers and are available in more than one million stores in approximately 130 countries. With 6,000 employees in 43 countries, Spectrum Brands Holdings reported fiscal 2011 net sales of approximately $3.2 billion. For more information, visit www.spectrumbrands.com.
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