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Using Appropriate Products to Eliminate Fleas

Fleas are a problem that impacts the lives of families and individuals throughout the country. The insects are often spread from pets or are dragged into the house from an outdoor setting. Once the pests get into the house, it can be an annoying problem. That is why it’s important to select the most appropriate products from ePestSolutions to eliminate the insects before they can spread and cause more problems.

Flea Powder

Flea power is a DIY flea control measure that is appropriate when the insects are already in the house and have infested the carpet, furniture, or other items. Since the insects can spread quickly and jump from different locations, using a powder is a fast and effective way to eliminate the insects.

The downside of a powder is that it can seem messy and it may not be necessary in every situation. It is also a chemical solution, which is not always preferred in a house that has small children or several pets.

Traps and Bait

Although powder is a good choice when the infestation has spread, a trap or flea bait can be a good solution when the problem is still contained within a small area. For example, putting out flea bait near an infestation and allowing the insects to get trapped will ensure that the problem does not spread further and it will avoid any problems that may be associated with chemical treatments.

Small children and pets should be kept away from the bait and trap to ensure that the fleas do not spread and that there are not health concerns associated with the chemicals that attract the insects.

Selecting the Right Products

Since the best flea control measures and products can depend on the level of infestation and the situation, it’s important to consider each product carefully and evaluate the uses before buying a product. Evaluate any potential problems that may arise, such as children who may be curious about the traps, and pick out a product that will address any personal concerns. At ePestSolutions, all of the products are effective and can help eliminate the insects before an infestation can spread further.

When insects are causing problems, it is important to find the right solution. By using DIY flea control measures, it’s possible to stop the problem before it can get out of control. Comparing the products and the ways that they are used can simplify the process of purchasing an appropriate product.

Picking Termite Control Products

When a house is infested with termites, it can be a big problem for homeowners. Although there are a variety of do it yourself pest control solutions that can help, it’s important to select appropriate products based on personal concerns and the current level of infestation. In the case of termites, early treatment solutions and eliminating the pests as soon as they are discovered can prevent severe damage to personal property.

Use Bait

Termite bait is a good choice when the problem is still small and the damage is limited. By using bait kits from ePestSolutions, it’s easy to limit the damages by eliminating the pests.

Bait should be placed in locations that are near the infestation if it is possible. The insects will bring the poison from the bait back to the colony and die over time. The downside of bait is that it can take some time before the infestation is eliminated. Avoid using bait if the pests have spread throughout the building. There are faster options when the problem has already spread.

Consider Wood Treatments

Although extermination is a good choice, ePestSolutions provides wood treatment options that can help prevent the insects from spreading throughout a home or property. The treatments are used directly on the wood so that it repels the insects or kills them when they start to damage the wood.

The downside of the treatment is that it cannot be used on every item that may be eaten by termites. Paper, books, and insulation may still be damaged by termites.

Use Organic Products

The products that are most appropriate can be difficult to identify when the problem is growing, but there is always a solution to alleviate concerns related to human and pet health. Organic products are an appropriate solution when there are small children, pets, or individuals who are sensitive to chemical treatments in the house.

Since organic products are made with environmentally friendly and natural materials, it will not harm the family. The products will still prevent the spread of termites or kill the pests before severe damage to the property occurs, but the organic materials are safer than other products that are available.

There are a variety of products that can help with termite control, especially when the problem is still small and the damages are easily fixed. The key is selecting a product that addresses the current extent of the problem and does not cause concerns regarding the health of family members.

How to Use Your Indoor Ant Control Kit #1

Kit contains:

  • Advance Dual Choice Ant Bait Stations
  • Advance 388B
  • Tip and Plunger
  • Advance 388B Ant Gel:

    Advance 388 B Ant Gel Bait Controls Ants (Including, Acrobat, Allegheny, Argentine, Bigheaded, Cornfield, Crazy, Ghost, Harvester, Little Black, Odorous House, Pavement, Pharaoh, Pyramid, White footed, Thief and Honey).

  • INDOOR: Apply gel indoors in areas where ants are seen, including areas behind the refrigerator, stove, around water pipes, in cracks and crevices on window and door sills.
  • Renew bait as needed.
  • Apply only in areas inaccessible to children and pets.
  • OUTDOOR: Apply small, pea-sized bait placements where ants congregate or are seen entering the building.
  • Bait near or in cracks, crevices or void spaces around windows, door jams and sills, eaves, patios, garages, under stairwells, and crawl spaces.
  • Other areas where ants travel, hide or nest may also be baited (i.e. fences, trees, tree holes and around concrete slabs and asphalt covered areas).
  • Renew bait as needed, keeping in mind that outdoor gel placements may dry more quickly than indoor placements and may have to be replaced more frequently.
  • Advance Dual Choice:

    How to use guide

    Advance Dual Choice Ant Bait Stations

    EFFECTIVE AGAINST:

    Pharaoh Ants, Cornfield Ants, Argentine Ants and a Variety of Household Ants.

    Contains Abamectin B1

    ADVANCE 360A Dual Choice Ant Bait Stations contain a slow acting insect bait. For best results placement of the bait should be into or near insect harborage sites. So put the stations out where you are seeing the activity of the ants.
    Do not apply chemicals or cleaning solutions in the areas of the bait or stations as it will create an aversion to the bait. Ants are very sensitive to chemicals and will avoid them at all cost.
    ANTS: Concentrate treatment at insect activity sites. Ants are attracted to the bait and it is carried back to the nest to kill the queen and destroy the colony.

    ADVANCE 360A Dual Choice baits are packaged in a child-resistant container.

    1. Break bait stations apart from the plastic frame. To stick on vertical surfaces, remove peel and stick backing on reverse side of bait station.
    2. For thorough ant control, use as many bait stations as necessary (normally 3-4 stations for an average size room or 6-8 stations for a heavy infestation).
    3. For best results, also place bait stations along walls, baseboards, in corners, under sinks, in cabinets, pantries, near plumbing, electrical lines, potted plants, waste receptacles, sensitive electronic equipment, inside drop ceilings, wall voids, under and around equipment and appliances.
    4. Replace bait stations when necessary, approximately every 3 months.

    You will usually notice fewer ants in days or pest population reduction will be apparent within a week.

    These are recommendations, you should always read and follow manufacturer labels and instruction and remember we are here to help.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us at www.epestsolutions.com or call us toll free 1-888-523-7378.

    How to Use Your Advion Ant Bait Stations / Arenas

    Advion Ant Bait Stations contain indoxocarb and a patented formulation that kills Pharaoh ants and other common household ants:

    Including Carpenter Ants, Argentine Ants, Crazy Ants, Pavement Ants, Cornfield ants, Odorous house ants, acrobat ants and thief ants.

    Placement of ADVION® Ant Bait Arenas

    Ant Bait Arenas in and around structures will kill foraging ants, including fire ants and harvester ants, but for complete control of outdoor nests of fire ants or harvester ants, use a broadcast or direct mound treatment product.
    Space sprays or other residual materials should not be applied directly to or near the bait arenas. Application of these materials can cause ants to behave abnormally and therefore reduce the potential of feeding on the bait material inside the station. Foraging ants must be able to feed on the bait and return to the colony

    How to use:

  • Simply place the bait stations indoors or outdoor immediately in the ants trails or close to areas where ants are numerous. Nests are usually located in dark, humid and warm areas close to a water source and also food source.
  • For the best effect but you bait stations out adjacent to the structure, near electrical outlets, wall voids, waste baskets, garbage cans and sinks.
  • Advion Ant Bait Arena can also be placed in cabinets, next to dishes, near sensitive equipment or anywhere you ant problem is occurring.
  • Indoor use: For normal infestations, you should use 3 Advion Ant Bait Arena in a average size room. If you have a very heavy infestation then best to use additional stations in the areas where you are seeing the infestations.

    If after 2 weeks the problem is still persisting then, place new bait stations out. Inspect the ADVION® ant bait arenas periodically and replace as needed or every 2 to 3 months.

    Outdoor use: Bait stations should be placed adjacent to the structure near ant activity or anywhere ants may gain access to the structure. Application sites include the air conditioner units, electrical conduits, pipe chases, concrete slabs, ant mounds and anywhere you are seeing ant activity.

    The ant stations can be stuck on a vertical surface by peeling off the protective strip to expose the adhesive.

  • Do not spray the bait stations, do not clean the area surrounding the stations, which can cause an aversion to the bait and prevent any ants from coming to the stations.
  • You can see, sometimes increased ant activity near the bait stations immediately after placement for short periods but usually you will see less activity within three to four days.
  • Do not interfere with ants for best results, you need the ants to ingest the bait and then take back to the colony to share with the queen.
  • These are recommendations, you should always read and follow manufacturer labels and instruction and remember we are here to help.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact us at www.epestsolutions.com or call us toll free 1-888-523-7378.

    How to Use Your Carpenter Ant Control Kit:

    How to Apply Your Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait Gel

    To apply the Maxforce Carpenter Ant gel: Remove cap from the tip or break off, touch tip to surface and depress plunger. Recap after use.

    For Indoor Use:

  • Apply gel in spots in cracks and crevices. For best results, make or place many spots of dabs of gel where you see ants foraging and entering the structure.
  • Do not apply the gel to area that have been recently sprayed with insecticide or contaminated with foggers, and do not spray insecticide over gel as this may cause the bait to become repellent and the ants not ingest the bait.
  • Place the bait as follows, gel can be placed in cracks, crevices, corners, and any out of the way place, such as under and behind kitchen appliances, along baseboards, under sinks, in pantry , around pipes and water heater, window and door frames and in the garage, attic or crawl space.
  • For indoor use: Visually inspect for ants and place gel in areas where you see ants. Likely location ants and gel placement are areas where ants enter the building structure and areas with potential water damage including, wall voids, cracks and crevices in kitchen, Bathrooms, under sinks, window sills, screen vents, garage, attic and crawl spaces.

    Do not place the bait in area that are washed frequently, you do not want to contaminate the bait with cleaner or chemicals.

    For Outdoor use:

  • Place gel outdoors, into or adjacent to structures where you see ants, next to ants trails are areas where you suspend the ants are entering from.
  • Likely areas for ants are entry points, potential water damage areas, weep holes, where the wires or plumbing enter the structure. Checkout stumps, trees, roots, wood decks, fences, planter boxes, woodpiles etc.
  • You can apply the Maxforce Carpenter Ant bait gel in reusable refillable bait stations, these are meant to be used outside and protect the bait from the elements.
  • Inspect placements and reapply as needed, the gel bait will remain attractive to ants for up to two weeks. Inspect gel placements and reapply as needed. Reapply in the same area if bait is gone or in a different location if no ant activity is evident.
  • How to Use Your Advance Carpenter Ant Bait

    How it Works:

    Advance Carpenter Ant Bait Ant Killer can be used outdoor pest control product as a broadcast application around and close to the perimeter of the structure (8oz. per 1/2 acre), or on the interior inside wall voids or in areas where ants forage. Do not use in areas that have been treated with insecticides or sprays. This will cause the bait to be unattractive to the ants. Always read the label!

    Abamectin B1 is a GABA inhibitor that interferes with the normal functioning of an insect’s nervous system and begins affecting ant populations within 24 hours. This type of insecticide allows the ants time to take the bait back to the nest where it is distributed throughout the colony. Reproduction of the colony halts once the queens have been eliminated and the workers, who carried the bait, perish.

    Advance Carpenter Ant Bait Applications Instructions:

    Get rid of Carpenter Ants with ADVANCE Carpenter Ant Bait, a ready-to-use product for controlling numerous ants both indoors and outdoors. This bait formulation combines a mixture of foods and the delayed action insecticide, Abamectin.

    This insecticide acts to reduce the population of worker ants and can cause an immediate halt in egg production resulting in colony elimination. Avoid use of other insecticides or sprays on or near the advance carpenter ant bait.

    OUTDOORS USE

  • Broadcast Application: Use this product at a rate of 1 lb. per acre. Apply the product as uniformly as possible. Repeat application as necessary.
  • Around structures: Lightly sprinkle the product evenly in a band approximately 1 – 2 feet wide around the foundation of the building. Treat visible trails with approximately 1 ounce of product. Repeat application as necessary.
  • Individual Colony Treatment: Use 1.5 to 3 ounces of product per colony. Repeat application as necessary.
  • INDOOR USE:

  • Locate Ant Activity: Follow ants back to voids. Apply product to cracks and crevices or voids where ants are active. In heavily traveled sites, use up to 1.5 ounces of product.
  • Use a large Centrobulb* puffer or other appropriate application device to place the product into crevices or voids.
  • Repeat application as necessary. Do not use in the food/feed areas of food/feed handling establishments, restaurants or other areas where food is commercially prepared or processed. Do not use in serving areas while food is exposed or facility is in operation. Serving areas are defined as those areas where prepared foods are served such as dining rooms but excluding areas where foods may be prepared or held.
  • Non-food areas are defined as areas such as garbage rooms, lavatories, floor drains (to sewers), entries and vestibules, offices, locker rooms, machine rooms, boiler rooms, garages, mop closets and storage (after canning or bottling).
  • When applying this product in the home, all food processing surfaces and utensils should be covered during treatment or thoroughly washed before use.
  • Exposed food should be covered or removed.
  • How to Use Your Taurus SC:

    How Taurus SC works for ants:

  • Active ingredient Fipronil
  • Taurus SC is an excellent insecticide for ant control because of its non-repelling chemical structure. You will want to mix 0.8 oz of Taurus SC insecticide per 1 gallon of water in a pump sprayer.
  • By spraying around the house in a band pattern that goes 1 ft up the side of your house and 1 ft out from the house.
  • Using the Taurus mixture in this way will be setting up a great ant perimeter treatment. Make sure to remove vegetation that may be touching the house so the ants and other pests won’t be able to bypass the treatment.
  • Other areas of spray would be more entry points such as doors (don’t spray near door handles), windows, pipes, cracks, vents, holes, etc. Make sure to treat the joint where exterior siding (wood, vinyl, aluminum or other similar materials) meets the cement, brick or block foundation. Treat anywhere electrical, cable or telephone wires enter the house.
  • Always follow the product label according as these are recommendations. You may only apply Taurus SC twice a year according to label instructions. Spring and fall seasons are typically the most active times of the year for ants and would be the recommended application times to control and prevent ant infestations
  • You will usually notice fewer ants in days or pest population reduction will be apparent within a week.

    These are recommendations, you should always read and follow manufacturer labels and instruction and remember we are here to help.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us at www.epestsolutions.com or call us toll free 1-888-523-7378

    How to Use Your Advance Carpenter Ant Bait

    How it Works

    Advance Carpenter Ant Bait Ant Killer can be used outdoor pest control product as a broadcast application around and close to the perimeter of the structure (8oz. per 1/2 acre), or on the interior inside wall voids or in areas where ants forage. Do not use in areas that have been treated with insecticides or sprays. This will cause the bait to be unattractive to the ants. Always read the label!

    Abamectin B1 is a GABA inhibitor that interferes with the normal functioning of an insect’s nervous system and begins affecting ant populations within 24 hours. This type of insecticide allows the ants time to take the bait back to the nest where it is distributed throughout the colony. Reproduction of the colony halts once the queens have been eliminated and the workers, who carried the bait, perish.

    Advance Carpenter Ant Bait Applications Instructions:

    Get rid of Carpenter Ants with ADVANCE Carpenter Ant Bait, a ready-to-use product for controlling numerous ants both indoors and outdoors. This bait formulation combines a mixture of foods and the delayed action insecticide, Abamectin.

    This insecticide acts to reduce the population of worker ants and can cause an immediate halt in egg production resulting in colony elimination. Avoid use of other insecticides or sprays on or near the advance carpenter ant bait.

    OUTDOORS USE

  • Broadcast Application: Use this product at a rate of 1 lb. per acre. Apply the product as uniformly as possible. Repeat application as necessary.
  • Around structures: Lightly sprinkle the product evenly in a band approximately 1 – 2 feet wide around the foundation of the building. Treat visible trails with approximately 1 ounce of product. Repeat application as necessary.
  • Individual Colony Treatment: Use 1.5 to 3 ounces of product per colony. Repeat application as necessary.
  • INDOOR USE:

  • Locate Ant Activity: Follow ants back to voids. Apply product to cracks and crevices or voids where ants are active. In heavily traveled sites, use up to 1.5 ounces of product.
  • Use a large Centrobulb* puffer or other appropriate application device to place the product into crevices or voids.
  • Repeat application as necessary. Do not use in the food/feed areas of food/feed handling establishments, restaurants or other areas where food is commercially prepared or processed. Do not use in serving areas while food is exposed or facility is in operation. Serving areas are defined as those areas where prepared foods are served such as dining rooms but excluding areas where foods may be prepared or held.
  • Non-food areas are defined as areas such as garbage rooms, lavatories, floor drains (to sewers), entries and vestibules, offices, locker rooms, machine rooms, boiler rooms, garages, mop closets and storage (after canning or bottling).
  • When applying this product in the home, all food processing surfaces and utensils should be covered during treatment or thoroughly washed before use.
  • Exposed food should be covered or removed.
  • These are recommendations, you should always read and follow manufacturer labels and instruction and remember we are here to help.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us at www.epestsolutions.com or call us toll free 1-888-523-7378

    How to Use Your Maxforce FC Ant Bait Stations

    Maxforce FC Ant Bait Stations contain fipronil and a patented formulation that kills Pharaoh ants and other common household ants:

    Including Carpenter Ants, Argentine Ants, Crazy Ants, Pavement Ants, Cornfield ants, Odorous house antss, acrobat ants and thief ants.

    How to use:

  • Simply place the bait stations indoors or outdoor immediately in the ants trails or close to areas where ants are numerous. Nests are usually located in dark, humid and warm areas close to a water source and also food source.
  • For the best effect but you bait stations out adjacent to the structure, near electrical outlets, wall voids, waste baskets, garbage cans and sinks.
  • Maxforce ant bait stations can also be placed in cabinets, next to dishes, near sensitive equipment or anywhere you ant problem is occurring.
  • Indoor use: For normal infestations, you should use 3 Maxforce FC ant bait stations in an average size room. If you have a very heavy infestation then best to use additional stations in the areas where you are seeing the infestations.

    If after 2 weeks the problem is still persisting then, place new bait stations out.

    Outdoor use: Bait stations should be placed adjacent to the structure near ant activity or anywhere ants may gain access to the structure. Application sites include the air conditioner units, electrical conduits, pipe chases, concrete slabs, ant mounds and anywhere you are seeing ant activity.

    The ant stations can be stuck on a vertical surface by peeling off the protective strip to expose the adhesive.

  • Do not spray the bait stations, do not clean the area surrounding the stations, which can cause a aversion to the bait and prevent any ants from coming to the stations.
  • You can see, sometimes increased ant activity near the bait stations immediately after placement for short periods but usually you will see less activity within three to four days.
  • Do not interfere with ants for best results, you need the ants to ingest the bait and then take back to the colony to share with the queen.
  • These are recommendations, you should always read and follow manufacturer labels and instruction and remember we are here to help.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact us at www.epestsolutions.com
  • or call us toll free 1-888-523-7378

    How to Apply Your Premise Foam

  • Premise Foam is a ready to use formulation of imidacloprid intended to kill subterranean termites and spot treatments for ants.
  • It can be used as a spot treatment for the control of existing infestations of subterranean termite species and other wood destroying insects.
  • Premise foam, makes it easy to apply into hard to reach area’s and requires no additional equipment. Makes 5 gallons of foaming product and requires no mixing, so it is the perfect product for the DIY pest control homeowner.
  • The premise foam can be applied to insect galleries in damaged wood, into spaces between wooden structural members, or into voids within construction.
  • Locations premise foam can be applied, but it is not limited to crawlspaces, basements, wall voids, unexposed wooden elements in decks, fencing or siding, channels in damaged wood, in spaces wooden elements of a structure and anywhere that wood infesting insects attack.
  • How to apply your premise foam:

  • This is a self-pressurized container which will dispense premise foam at a rate of approximately 26 milliliters (0.9 ounce) of liquid formulation (51.7 cubic inches) per four seconds.
  • To prevent wasting the product, or run off, continue to hold the application hose to fully expand and enter the targeted area. The one can will treat 1,000 cubic inches.
  • The premise foam expands at a ratio of 30 to 1.

    Using Premise Foam for Ant Infrestation:

  • You will want to control the ants in house and other structures and this can be done by injecting a sufficient amount of Premise Foam into the crack and crevices or wall voids. Make the injections onto voids where the ants and their nest are present, the ant must come in contact with the chemical and foam. After applying the volume of foam needing to fill the area, and all excessive drip and run off has been cleaned up you can plug the hole with suitable patching material.
  • Premise foam can also be used for carpenter bees, by following the same basic principle as above.
  • Please remember these are only recommendations and you should always read and follow the manufacturer label with this and all products.
  • How To Use Termidor Foam

  • Termidor Foam is a ready to use formulation of firponil intended to kill subterranean termites and spot treatments for ants.
  • It can be used as a spot treatment for the control of existing infestations of subterranean termite species and other wood destroying insects.
  • Termidor Foam, makes it easy to apply into hard to reach areas and requires no additional equipment. Makes 5 gallons of foaming product and requires no mixing, so it is the perfect product for the DIY pest control homeowner.
  • The Termidor Foam can be applied to insect galleries in damaged wood, into spaces between wooden structural members, or into voids within construction.
  • Locations Termidor Foam can be applied, but it is not limited to crawlspaces, basements, wall voids, unexposed wooden elements in decks, fencing or siding, channels in damaged wood, in spaces wooden elements of a structure and anywhere that wood infesting insects attack.
  • KILLS: Termites* (including subterranean, drywood, dampwood and arboreal), Wood Destroying Insects (Powder Post Beetles, Old House Borer, Wharf Borer), Ants (including: foraging Carpenter;excluding: Fire, Harvester, Leaf cutter and Pharaoh)
  • FOR USE IN AND AROUND STRUCTURES AND LIMITED OUTDOOR SPOT TREATMENTS: Apartments, Homes, Food/Feed Handling Establishments (non-food/feed areas), Restaurants, Hospitalsand Nursing Homes (non-patient Areas), Hotels, Motels, Hobby Greenhouses, Interiorscapes, Office Buildings, Schools**, Transportation Equipment (Buses, Cargo Trucks, Trailers, Trains), Warehousesand Other Commercial and Industrial Buildings
  • Treatment of insect harborages associated with utility poles, fences, bridges, landscape timbers, under slabs or other non-structural elements is permitted.

    How to apply your Termidor Foam:

  • This is a self-pressurized container which will dispense premise foam at a rate of approximately 26 milliliters (0.9 ounce) of liquid formulation (51.7 cubic inches) per four seconds.
  • To prevent wasting the product, or run off, continue to hold the application hose to fully expand and enter the targeted area. The one can will treat 1,000 cubic inches.
  • The Termidor Foam will expand at a ratio of 30 to 1.

    Using Termidor Foam for Ant Infestation

  • You will want to control the ants in house and other structures and this can be done by injecting a sufficient amount of Termidor Foam into the crack and crevices or wall voids. Make the injections onto voids where the ants and their nest are present, the ant must come in contact with the chemical and foam. After applying the volume of foam needing to fill the area, and all excessive drip and run off has been cleaned up you can plug the hole with suitable patching material.
  • Termidor Foam can also be used for carpenter bees, by following the same basic principle as above.
  • Please remember these are only recommendations and you should always read and follow the manufacturer label with this and all products.
  • wasting the product, or run off, continue to hold the application hose to fully expand and enter the targeted area. The one can will treat 1,000 cubic inches.
  • How to Use Cy-kick CS Insecticide

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Cy-Kick CS is a flowable microencapsulated concentrate containing 0.5 lb of cyfluthrin per gallon. It may be used on any surface which will not be damaged or stained by water. Heavy applications may leave a visible deposit. On some surfaces this deposit can be removed with a damp cloth or sponge.

    In situations where conventional application methods have not or are not likely to provide adequate coverage, foam generating equipment orsimilar machines can be used to provide a continuous coverage. Use drier foam inside wall voids to avoid any water damage or electrical short circuits. Refer to section entitled “Foam Application Use Directions”.

    KILLS: Ants, Asian Lady Bugs, Bed Bugs, Bees, Boxelder Bugs, Cadelles, Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Carpet Beetles, Centipedes, Chocolate Moths, Cigarette Beetles, Clover Mites, Cluster Flies, Cockroaches, Crickets, Darkling Beetles, Dermestids, Drugstore Beetles, Earwigs, Elm Leaf Beetles, Fire Ants, Firebrats, Fleas, Flies, Flour Beetles, Grain Weevils, Grasshoppers, Hide Beetles, Hornets, Indian Meal Moths, Larder Beetles, Lesser Grain Borers, Lesser Mealworms, Loopers, Mediterranean Flour Moths, Merchant Grain Beetles, Mealworms, Millipedes, Mosquitoes, Psocids, Rice Weevils, Sawtoothed Grain Beetles, Scorpions, Silverfish, Sowbugs, Spiders, Springtails, Termites, Ticks, Yellowjackets, Warehouse Moths, Wasps, Wood Wasps, Wood-Infesting Borers and Beetles.

    FOR USE IN AND AROUND: Apartments, Calf Hutches, Calving Pens and Parlors, Campgrounds, Empty Chicken Houses, Dairy Areas, Dog Kennels, Food Storage Areas, Grain Mills, Granaries, Hog Barns, Homes, Horse Barns, Hospitals, Hotels, Meat Packing Plants, Food Processing Plants, Milkrooms, Motels, Nursing Homes, Rabbit Hutches, Resorts, Restaurants and other Food Handling Establishments, Schools, Supermarkets, Transportation Equipment (Buses, Boats, Ships, Trains, Trucks, Planes†), Utilities, Warehouses, Commercial and Industrial Buildings.

    GENERAL SURFACE APPLICATION:

    Do not apply Cy-Kick CS as a general surface application in the food/feed handling areas of the facility when the facility is in operation or foods are exposed. Do not apply directly to food products. Cover or remove all food processing and/or handling equipment during application. After application in food processing plants, bakeries, cafeterias and similar facilities, wash all equipment, benches, shelving and other surfaces which food will contact. Clean food handling or processing equipment and thoroughly rinse with clean, fresh water.

    SPOT AND CRACK & CREVICE APPLICATION:

    Spot or Crack & Crevice applications may be made while the facility is in operation; however, food should be covered or removed from area being treated. Do not apply directly to food or food handling surfaces. May be used in federally inspected meat and poultry plants.

    INDOOR AND OUTDOOR TREATMENTS

    Select one of the following dilutions, 0.05% or 0.10%, for insects listed below unless otherwise noted the following dilutions, 0.05% or 0.10%, for insects listed below unless otherwise noted.

    HIBERNATING STAGES OF ASIAN LADY BUGS, BOXELDER BUGS, ELM LEAF BEETLES, CLUSTER FLIES AND CLOVER MITES:Inject cracks, crevices and/or voids where these insects may be harboring or hibernating. Infested areas include, but are not limited to, cracks and crevices in weep holes, wall voids, around window and door frames, and under siding. Treat wall area around entry points on exterior where insects congregate. Repeat application as necessary, but not more than twice per week. Treatments must be at least 3 days apart.

    CARPENTER ANTS:

    Make spot and/or Crack & Crevice applications to any trails, inside or outside around doors and windows, and other places where ants enter premises. Areas which may be treated include, but are not limited to, atriums, crawl spaces, ceilings, garages, soffits, wall voids, weep holes, and other void areas. Where possible, treat ant nest or infested wood directly. Repeat application as necessary, but not more than twice per week. Treatments must be at least 3 days apart.

    BEES, WASPS AND YELLOW JACKETS: As a preventative or remedial treatment to help prevent these insects from building nests or workers from congregating on structures, follow perimeter treatment directions under outdoor section of label. Pay particular attention to soffit and eave areas.

    For treatment of a yellow jacket or wasp nest, liberally treat the nest, inside the nest for yellow jackets and the surrounding area. For treatment of nests inside wall voids, inject into the nest sufficient quantity to treat the complete nest. More than one point of application may be required. Most applications should require no more than 1/2 gal of diluted material. Pay particular attention to what the water may contact such as electrical wiring. Do not use where there is a shock hazard.

    THIS PRODUCT DOES NOT PROVIDE INSTANT KNOCKDOWN. THE BEST TIME TO TREAT IS LATE IN THE DAY. COLONY SHOULD BE DEAD IN 2 – 3 DAYS. DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION, PROTECTIVE

    EQUIPMENT FOR THE APPLICATOR MAY BE REQUIRED.

    OUTDOOR TREATMENTS

    KILLS: Ants, Asian Lady Bugs, Boxelder Bugs, Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Carpet Beetles, Centipedes, Clover Mites, Cluster Flies, Cockroaches, Crickets, Dermestids, Earwigs, Elm Leaf Beetles, Fleas, Flies, Grasshoppers, Millipedes, Mosquitoes, Psocids, Scorpions, Silverfish, Sowbugs, Spiders and Ticks

    This product can be used as a residual treatment on outdoor surfaces and/or as a crack, crevice and void treatment of buildings, porches, window frames, eaves, patios, garages, garbage dumps and other areas where pests congregate or enter premises. Repeat treatment as necessary to maintain effectiveness, but not more than twice per week. Treatments must be at least 3 days apart. Use the 0.05% or 0.10% rate.

    This product can be used as a residual treatment to control pests in outdoor void areas such as meter boxes and manholes. Repeat treatment as necessary, but not more than twice per week. Treatments must be at least 3 days apart. Use the 0.05% or 0.10% rate.

    PERIMETER TREATMENT: To help prevent infestations of buildings, treat a band of soil 6 – 10 ft wide around and adjacent to the building. Also treat the building foundation to a height of 2 – 3 ft where pests are active and may find entrance. Treat other insect entry points such as doors, windows, under siding and eaves of structure. This product may be applied in compressed air, backpack or power spray equipment. An application rate of 0.5 – 1.0 fl oz/1,000 ft is desirable.

    Apply in sufficient water to adequately cover the area being treated. Application should be made in All outdoor applications must be limited to spot or Crack & Crevice® treatments only, except for the following permitted uses.

     

    • Treatment to soil or vegetation around structures;
    • Applications to lawns, turf and other vegetation;
    • Applications to building foundations, up to a maximum height of 3 ft.

     

    Other than applications to building foundations, all outdoor applications to impervious surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, patios, porches and structural surfaces (such as windows, doors and eaves) are limited to spot and Crack & Crevice applications only.

    *Do not apply directly to sewers or drains, or to any area like a gutter where drainage to sewers, storm drains, water bodies or aquatic habitat can occur, except as directed by this label.

    All outdoor applications must be limited to spot or Crack & Crevice® treatments only, except for the following permitted uses.

     

    • Treatment to soil or vegetation around structures;
    • Applications to lawns, turf and other vegetation;
    • Applications to building foundations, up to a maximum height of 3 ft.

     

    Other than applications to building foundations, all outdoor applications to impervious surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, patios, porches and structural surfaces (such as windows, doors and eaves) are limited to spot and Crack & Crevice applications only.

    *Do not apply directly to sewers or drains, or to any area like a gutter where drainage to sewers, storm drains, water bodies or aquatic habitat can occur, except as directed by this label.