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What bugs does Fipronil kill?

Fipronil is a broad use insecticide that belongs to the phenylpyrazole chemical family. Fipronil is used to control ants, beetles, cockroaches, fleas, ticks, termites, mole crickets, thrips, rootworms, weevils, and other insects. Fipronil is a white powder with a moldy odor.

How long does Fipronil last?

90 days

Is Fipronil toxic to humans?

Signs of Toxicity – Humans Clinical signs and symptoms reported after ingestion of fipronil by humans include sweating, nausea, vomiting, headache, abdominal pain, dizziness, agitation, weakness, and tonic-clonic seizures. Clinical signs of exposure to fipronil are generally reversible and resolve spontaneously.

How long does it take for Fipronil to kill ants?

3 to 5 days

Why can’t Termidor be used indoors?

Answer: Termidor SC is NOT labeled for indoor general pest control. Termidor SC could be harmful if used in violation of the product label. We would recommend using Phantom indoors for non repellent ant control.

Is Termidor safe for indoor use?

Answer: Termidor can be applied indoors as a spot treatment in wall voids. When applied per label it is safe for spot treatment indoors.

Which is better Termidor or Premise?

Both Premise and Termidor have been extensively tested by various authorities but Premise has been longer on the market with 100% effectiveness if applied correctly. Premise is less expensive than Termidor and rated as better value for money.

Is Termidor better than Taurus?

There is no difference between the two brands. Termidor is the established brand name. Taurus is a recent generic fipronil market entry. Both are suspension concentrate (SC) formulations and both appear to have equal formulation shelf life.

What bugs does Taurus SC kill?

Taurus SC insecticide is very effective against many types of bugs. The entire variety includes spiders, ants, termites, roaches, box-elder bugs, house crickets, millipedes, centipedes, cluster flies, and pill bugs.

How long is Taurus SC effective?

10 years

Can I buy Termidor?

Termidor cannot be directly purchased or applied by homeowners. Only licensed pest control professionals who have taken Termidor Certification Training are authorized to purchase and apply Termidor. You can find a Termidor Certified Professional in your area using our zip code locator.

How much does a Termidor treatment cost?

(Termidor cost based on $50 per bottle) = $201.60 for the treatment. When you have a termite company treat your home you will receive a guaranty against future infestations and an annual inspection. When you do it yourself you don’t receive a guaranty and you have to inspect your own house every year.

How long does Termidor last in the soil?

This product is only labeled to last for at least 5 years in the soil. Termidor SC is labeled for all kinds of pests, including termites, ants, crickets, etc. Termidor SC cannot be used on pets for any reason. It does last for 10 years in the soil.

How often should Termidor be reapplied?

4 times per year

Does Termidor kill on contact?

Termidor kills termites several ways. It kills termites by contact as well. And since termites can’t detect its presence, termites directly ingest and contact Termidor as they go about their normal routines.

Does rain affect Termidor?

As long as Termidor SC has time to dry and bind with the soil, the rain will not affect it. It is best to wait until you have a few days of no rain in the forecast so there is at least 24 – 36 hours time after you treat before it rains.

Do termites come back after treatment?

Termites can come back, and if your home already has sustained damage from these pests, it will be even more vulnerable to a major infestation. Don’t let this happen to you! Follow these tips from your Memphis termite experts at AAA Termite and Pest Control to prevent a repeat infestation of termites in your home.

Should you not buy a house with termites?

“Generally speaking, I would advise a client to go ahead and buy a house with some termite damage, but to use it to their advantage as a negotiating tool,” he says.

What percent of homes have termites?

Termites are the greatest pest concern, worrying one in four, and 13 percent actually experienced termites in the last 12 months. Nearly one quarter (22 percent) of homeowners had experienced structural damage to their home from a pest problem.

Can you get rid of termites permanently?

While you cannot get rid of termites permanently from the environment, you can help prevent them from taking root in your home and control any active colonies nearby. Although it may be tempting to try termite control yourself, prevention and treatment is best left to the professionals.

What attracts termites in the house?

In addition to wood inside the home, termites are drawn inside by moisture, wood in contact with house foundations, and cracks in building exteriors. Different combinations of these factors attract different species. Additionally, geographic location plays a role in how likely homeowners are to deal with infestations.