How to Use Taurus SC Termiticide | DoMyOwn.com

How to Use Taurus SC Termiticide | DoMyOwn.com


Hey I’m Chris the Bug Guy from Domyownpestcontrol.com,
and today we are going to show you how to get rid of termites using Taurus SC. Taurus
SC is a non-repellent termiticide/insecticide with fipronil as the active ingredient. Many
professionals use Taurus SC because it is economical and kills termites quickly. Taurus
SC is a concentrate and is found in a 20 oz and 78 oz bottle. One 20 oz bottle will make
25 gallons and treat 60 lineal feet. The 78 oz bottle will make up to 100 gallons and
treat 250 lineal feet. Let’s go outside and we’re going to show you how to apply Taurus
SC in the trench around your house. Step 1 is digging the trench. The trench against
your house should be 6″ wide and 6″ deep. You can use a shovel or a pick axe, and the
trench will be directly against the foundation. Once you have dug the trench, it is 4 gallons
per 10 feet, 10 lineal feet, along the house. So you are going to mix in the termiticide,
make a line on the bucket if you need to for 4 gallons, and once it’s mixed we’re going
to evenly distribute it over the trench. So we have a 10′ section over here. You are going
to evenly distribute those 4 gallons over the 10′, and then move on to the next section.
By the time you get back around this should have dissipated into the soil. Now once you
have finished trenching and filling the trench with the termiticide, and it’s had time to
dissipate into the soil you need to put the back fill back into the trench. Now the dirt
right now is untreated. This is the dirt we took out of the trench, but you want to make
sure that you treat it before you put it back in because you don’t want a layer of untreated
soil on top of the treated soil. If termites happen to go right near the surface, they
are going to skip the termiticide you placed in the trench. So this is a lot easier with
two people. You want to mix some termiticide in a 1 gallon pump sprayer, and then you want
to have a shovel or a rake to push the dirt back in the trench. The person with the sprayer
is going to go ahead and start just wetting the dirt down, not so much that it is muddy,
but just start wetting the dirt down, and as you are pushing it back in with the shovel
or rake, the other person is going to wet it down. Just move on down the line. Let him
wet it down a little bit. As you shovel it back in they’re just going to wet down that
back fill and get it mixed well with the termiticide. Now your house is completely protected by
the professional termiticide. I hope you found this video useful. For more information click
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How to Use Talstar P (Pro) One Insecticide

How to Use Talstar P (Pro) One Insecticide


Talstar P (previously Talstar One) is a powerful
and economical liquid insecticide concentrate that controls over 75 different types of common
household, lawn and ornamental pests – Perfect for most of your pest control needs both indoors
and out. Talstar P must always be diluted with water
and applied with a hand pump sprayer or similar pressurized spray equipment.. Depending on
the pest you are treating, use one half to one ounce of Talstar P in one gallon of water
to treat one thousand square feet. It is important to follow the label directions and not to
exceed one ounce per one gallon of water. Outdoors, use Talstar P to create an effective
barrier of control, spraying two feet up the exterior walls and two feet out from the foundation.
Also treat any possible entry points into the structure, like windows, pipes, and doorways. To control active infestations, or for prevention
and general maintenance of insect pests, apply Talstar P indoors as a coarse, low pressure
crack and crevice spray in areas where pests may hide. Pay special attention to baseboards,
corners, storage areas, window and door frames, behind and under appliances, cabinets, sinks,
and anywhere else you notice target pest activity. Talstar P should not be used as a broadcast
spray indoors. Talstar P is a long lasting product and may
only need to be applied once every few months for general pest control. Talstar should not
be applied more than once every seven days. Be sure to wait thirty minutes before allowing
pets and children into any treated areas so that your application has time to dry. Make
sure to read all labels and safety precautions to ensure a safe and effective application,
and you will have great success using Talstar P for your pest control needs.

How to Use BORA-CARE Borate Wood Treatment

How to Use BORA-CARE Borate Wood Treatment


Boracare is a unique borate-based product
that provides prevention and control for Termites, Carpenter Ants, Powderpost Beetles and Decay
Fungi. Boracare can be used on most unfinished or raw wood including plywood, particle board,
and wood structural components. Boracare can also be used to prevent subterranean termites
from forming tubes on surfaces such as concrete, block, brick, metals, and PVC plumbing pipes
found in structures. Boracare can be used at a 1 to 1 or 1 to 5
Boracare-to-water ratio depending on the job at hand. Please refer to the product label
for the correct usage rate for your specific needs. Boracare should be mixed with hot water
in a bucket until it is thoroughly dispersed in the water. Boracare should never be mixed
directly in sprayers as the product is very thick and will clog the sprayer if it is not
premixed with hot water. Boracare can be applied as a spray using a
hand pump sprayer, as a foam using a foamer and a foaming additive, or it can be painted
on with a roller when needed. Indoors, Boracare can be applied on infested
wood, wooden elements of furniture, wood floors, and stud walls. Apply Boracare until surfaces
are saturated, but not to the point of runoff. Use Boracare in a well-ventilated area, or
use a respirator during application in confined locations such as crawl spaces or attics. Outdoors, all raw wooden elements such as
fenceposts, decks and new wooden siding can be treated. Do not apply within 48 hours of
rain or snow. For elements that will be exposed to rain and sunlight, wait at least 48 hours
for Boracare to dry before painting, staining or sealing with a water-resistant product.
All exposed wood needs to be sealed within six weeks for Boracare to remain effective. And it’s that easy, with the expert help from
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PestXpert Foaming Insect Killer – Product Overview

PestXpert Foaming Insect Killer – Product Overview


Do My Own Pest Control is the exclusive distributor
for PestXpert! A new line of prosumer pest control products.
PestXpert Foaming Insect killer is a foaming aerosol barrier spray labeled for both outdoor
and indoor use. The foam penetrates deep into cracks and crevices.
Users can actually see that the foam went where it was targeted. It has a five or more
feet range for high pressure pinpoint spraying. This allows you to spray hard to reach areas
such as under soffits, along gutters, vertical seams of vinyl siding, in weep holes, above
and along window sills. Combine PestXpert Foaming Insect killer with
traditional “3-foot up and 3-foot out” home barrier sprays. Some barrier sprays might
miss entry points. The foaming spray will provide additional protection from invading
insects. The high pinpoint spray works great for indoors
as well. It allows for you to hit hard to reach spaces like piping/ductwork, basements,
crawl spaces, attics, inside cabinets, and baseboards.
It’s microencapsulated, meaning it’s a controlled release of the active ingredient.
It will kill on contact and keep killing for up to four months. The water based formula
means no staining, odor or mess. Impervious surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways,
patios, and porches are limited to spot or crack and crevice treatments only. This also
applies to structural surfaces like windows, door and eaves.
Exceptions for treatment are treating soil or vegetation , lawns, and turfs around structures.
For building foundations, a maximum height of 3 feet can be sprayed but not to the point
of run off. And it’s that easy with the expert help
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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs | DoMyOwn.com

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs | DoMyOwn.com


Stink bugs often find their way inside homes
and businesses during the cooler months as they look for a warm place to overwinter. While they do not feed or reproduce indoors,
they can be a nuisance due to the smell they release when they are irritated or crushed,
and the sheer number of stink bugs that invade. Once stink bugs have made their way inside,
they can be much more difficult to control as they like to spend the winter in warm,
inaccessible areas like inside walls, attics, and crawlspaces. Fall is the ideal time to start treating your
home or business to keep stink bugs from invading. Starting in early August, and continuing through
November, or until the first frost, spray the exterior perimeter of your structure with
a liquid insecticide spray, reapplying the insecticide every 30 days. To apply the liquid insecticide, spray up
1 foot and out 1 foot from the foundation of the structure, around areas where cables,
pipes and wires enter the structure, around door frames and window frames, and around
vents and soffits. After the liquid insecticide spray has dried,
apply an insecticide dust. The dust should be applied every 6 months
directly into the cracks and crevices around the outside of the structure, around window
and door frames, around where pipes and cables enter, around eaves and soffits, and into
any cracks or gaps where pests can enter. Using the combination of a liquid and dust
insecticide helps improve your protection against invading insects. If you’ve had a stink bug invasion before,
it may take more than one season to gain complete control. If you’ve missed your window to apply the
outdoor preventative treatment and stinkbugs have made their way into your home, be careful
to not squish these stinky pests. They emit a bad-smelling odor, which is how
they earned their name. Use a vacuum cleaner to carefully remove stink
bugs from your home. You’ll want to empty the bag outside to
keep the smell at bay. If there are areas where you have stink bugs
that are not accessible with a vacuum cleaner, you can also spot treat using a pyrethrin
aerosol insect spray. Make sure to spray the stink bugs directly
in order for it to be effective. And it’s that easy with the expert help
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How to Find Ants in Your House

How to Find Ants in Your House


The first step in effective ant control is
to locate the nesting area or entrance point of ants into your structure. A good place to start your inspection is in
the kitchen and bathroom. Most ant species prefer moist areas to nest and hide eggs,
so kitchens and bathrooms are typically the first areas to be infested. Use your flashlight to look for ants behind
or under refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, dishwashers, sinks, and cabinets. Ants may also be found in or around floor
drains, inside the motor areas of refrigerators and microwaves, behind wall paper, and in
cracks and crevices in cabinets and around walls. If you are only finding a couple of ants here
and there, try the following honey and peanut butter test to help attract the ants to one
spot: 1st- Place a jar lid or saucer near the area
where you have noticed some ant activity. 2nd – Place a half teaspoon of honey on one
end of the lid and a half teaspoon of peanut butter on the other end. 3rd – Leave the honey and peanut butter in
place until the ants form a trail. This test not only allows you to determine
where the ants are coming from, but which type of ant bait would work best in your ant
treatment program. For example, if the ants went primarily after the peanut butter, a
protein based bait will work best. If they went after the honey, you will be better off
using a sweet feeding bait. And it’s that easy with the expert help
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How to Spray for Ants Outside

How to Spray for Ants Outside


If you have ants in your home or business,
chances are good they are coming from an outdoor nest where they travel back and forth for
food and water. Since they are coming from outside it makes sense to control them at
the source. There are many ant killer sprays on the market.
We strongly recommend a non-repellant residual spray like Termidor SC. Ants are likely to
detect and avoid other sprays that are not labeled as “non-repellent”. Termidor and
other products like it cannot be smelled, tasted, or felt by ants. Instead they crawl
unsuspectingly through treated areas, picking up poison on their bodies and carrying it
back to the nest. At the nest, ants not directly exposed to
the treated area will be controlled as they come into contact with affected ants. This
“Transfer Effect” means you’ll see its effects on ants in one to three days and most
species will be controlled within the first week following the treatment.
Now its time to apply the ant spray. You will need a 1 gallon hand pump sprayer. For Termidor, mix .08 oz of product with each
gallon of water. For any other product, refer to the label for mixing instructions. Most
jobs take 1 to 2 gallons of solution to complete a perimeter application. As you walk around your home, spray a barrier
that extends one foot up the foundation walls and one foot out on the ground. Sprays can also be applied to window and door
frames, utility cable openings, around pipe bibs, and any other place where you have noticed
ants trailing. Never apply ant sprays as a wide broadcast across your lawn, and limit
applications to once every six months. And it’s that easy with the expert help
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How to Use PestXpert Foaming Insect Killer Outdoors

How to Use PestXpert Foaming Insect Killer Outdoors


Before using PestXpert Foaming Insect killer
outdoors, remove debris and leaf litter from next to the foundation. Make sure to also
cut back vegetation and branches, move or rake back rocks, deep mulch or other potential
pest harborage next to the foundation. Apply as a coarse spray to thoroughly and
uniformly wet the foundation and/or band area. This will allow the insecticide to reach the
soil or thatch level where pests may be active. Applying around windows, doors, service line
entrances, eaves, soffits and roof overhangs can greatly reduce the potential for entry
by crawling pests. When using outdoors to kill Ants, spray around
ant trails and hills. Also around nests hidden under steps, brickwork, concrete, etc. Break
apart accessible nests and spray on and around debris until surface is slightly wet. Treatment
of infested fences and tree holes is permitted. Spray outside surfaces or screens of doors,
window frames or wherever insects may enter the home. Around light fixtures, on porches,
in garages and other places where insects land or congregate is permitted. For barrier
treatments, apply at the rate of 4 seconds of spraying per 3 linear feet. Pests may also
be sprayed directly with an application of spray for 1 second.
For overwintering pests, treat in late summer or fall just before pests begin looking for
winter shelter. Spray siding, eaves, around windows, doors, utilities and window screens.
To help reduce infestations, treat cracks and crevices, attics and other indoor winter
hiding places. Spray outside surfaces around pet house, kennel
or sleeping quarters for flea and tick control. Do not apply directly to swimming pools or
swimming pool systems. Apply as a spot or crack-and-crevice treatment to impermeable
surfaces such as tiled walkways around pools. Do not apply to boat surfaces that contact
water. Spot treatments may be made to exterior surfaces that do not contact water. Broadcast
applications to exterior surfaces of boats are prohibited. Use on the inside of boats
is ok. Do not reapply for 21 days. Also make sure product won’t drain or wash off into
water bodies or other aquatic habitats. Before applying to vinyl or aluminum siding,
treat a small area and evaluate 30 minutes later to allow any potential staining to occur.
Regardless of the test results, do not apply to vinyl or aluminum siding when exposed to
direct sunlight or during the heat of the day. Staining, bleaching or discoloration
may result to extreme heat or direct sunlight. And it’s that easy with the expert help
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How to Spray for Ants Indoors

How to Spray for Ants Indoors


There are times during the ant life cycle
when baiting is not the most effective method of control. For example, when ants are in
a nesting cycle, or if they already have a steady and safe supply of food, they will
not be very attracted to ant baits. That is why we recommend using a non-repellent ant
spray to supplement your ant baiting program. A non-repellent spray is an insecticide that
the target pest is not able to detect. Instead, the ants will wander over treated surfaces,
picking the poison up on their bodies and then carrying it back to nesting areas to
spread to the colony. Non-repellent ant sprays are super easy to
use. Simply insert the straw applicator included with the spray can, and apply a steady stream
directly into cracks and crevices in areas where you have noticed ant activity. These areas may include: Along baseboards Under and alongside appliances Around window frames Door Frames And where utility cables, pipes, and wires
enter the structure. You should begin seeing fewer live ants 2
to 3 days after your first thorough application. And it’s that easy with the expert help
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How to Use Bait Plate Stations for Ant & Roach Control

How to Use Bait Plate Stations for Ant & Roach Control


Hey I’m Chris the Bug Guy from Do My Own Pest Control dot com,
and today I’m going to do an overview of the Bait Plate Station. Bait Plate Stations can
be used for ants or roaches. Each bait station comes with two separate parts, a top and a
bottom, and they come together like this. As you can see, the insects will enter in
the front right here, and if you want to catch larger insects with this station, you will
remove the top like that. Typically you want to use a granular or a gel bait, giving the
insects an option to choose between a protein or a sweet bait. This is an example of a Bait
Plate Station. Each Bait Plate Station has two reservoirs. This is the granular bait,
or the protein, and then this is the liquid, or gel bait, which is the sugar. It also comes
with a set of glue dots. You take your glue dots and place them on the bait station so
you can secure your bait station to any surface. This product is clean, easy, and very affordable
so try it out at Do My Own Pest Control dot com