The Overwintering Stink Bug Kit contains a combination of professional stink bug control products to protect your home from a variety of insects including stink bugs (including the brown marmorated stink bug), kudzu bugs, ladybugs (Asian beetles), box elder bugs, pill bugs and more. The Overwintering Kit includes two insecticides and a dust applicator to keep stink bugs and other overwintering pests at bay. Temprid FX is a water-based insecticide concentrate that combats over 50 different insects and offers a long-term residual effect. EcoVia WD is all-natural, organic dust that allows flexibility in applying it since it does not have pyrethroid or neonicotinoid use restrictions. EcoVia WD is extremely stable, but it is only for use in voids and areas where it will not be easily disturbed or picked up by people or pets. This kit includes 4 x 8mL bottles of Temprid FX, 1 x 8 oz. bottle of EcoVia WD, and a hand duster for easy application.
For follow-up treatments and continued pest prevention, we offer multiple size options of Temprid FX.
For the best Stink Bug Treatment, perform a thorough Inspection prior to treatment, and practice good sanitation and exclusion to preventthese pests from entering the home. Treatments should begin in August before temperatures begin to drop and continue through November or until the first frost. A one-gallon hand pump sprayer (sold separately) is required to apply the Temprid FX in this kit. We recommend a hand pump sprayer like the Chapin one-gallon sprayer or the Chapin Premier one-gallon sprayer.
Pests that overwinter (move indoors during the winter) such as Stink Bugs, including the brown marmorated stink bug, Asian Beetles, Lady Bugs, Boxelder Bugs, etc.
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Indoors and Outdoors
Yes, when used as directed.
Temprid FX: 4 x 8 mL bottles of Temprid FX yields 2-4 gallons of finished solution. A gallon of finished solution covers approximately 1,000 square feet. Most homes require on average 1,000 sq ft. of treatment surfaces. Outside, Temprid FX should give 4-6 week residual with normal weather patterns.. EcoVia WD: apply at a rate of 2 ounces per 100 square feet. Use a handheld bulb duster or puffer bottle to apply a light, visible film. A power duster may also be used. Liquid Application: EcoVia WD can also be used as a liquid spray. Mix 1/2 cup/1 oz.- 2 cups/4 oz. of product with 1 gallon of clean water. Apply approx. 1 gallon of solution per 1000 sq ft. of area to be treated. The product will be left behind after the water evaporates.
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The Stink Bug Control Kit contains the insecticides needed to help keep stink bugs and similar overwintering pests out in the Fall. It is important to perform a thorough inspection of the structures you want to protect so that you can identify and correct any areas where stink bugs are able to harbor and possibly enter the structure. These preventative measures will greatly increase your chances of a successful Stink Bug Treatment.
How to Apply the Stink Bug Kit
Stink Bug Treatment should begin before temperatures drop and pests start searching for places to harbor for the winter. Relying on treatments in the Spring, when pests are moving back outdoors, will provide limited results. Your first treatment should be in August before the weather begins to cool, and continue through November or until the first frost of the Fall. The best treatment for overwintering pests is preventative treatment.
STEP 1 - SPRAY - Temprid FX
Temprid FX is a liquid concentrate that must be diluted with water and applied with a hand pump sprayer. Temprid FX has two active ingredients that provide both quick knockdown and residual control to help prevent stink bugs and similar pests from entering the structure.*Always wear gloves such as Nitrile Chemical Resistant gloves when handling and mixing pesticides.
*To mix the Temprid FX, fill sprayer tank 1/3 - 1/2 with clean, temperate water. Shake Temprid FX before opening, then add the desired amount of Temprid FX to the sprayer tank. Shake or agitate the mixture before adding the remainder of the water, then agitate again before spraying.
*For initial treatment, use 16 mL (2 x 8 mL bottles) per gallon of water.
*For follow-up treatments, use 8 mL (1 x 8 mL bottle) per gallon of water.
*Temprid FX should be sprayed around the outside of the home to create a protective barrier to keep bugs from getting inside. Spray about 3 ft. up the side of the house, and about 3-5 ft. out from the structure from the base of the foundation (spraying directly on the ground) -- this will give you a powerful continuous barrier against pests.*Spray around window frames, door frames, any cracks and crevices around foundation or where caulking around windows and doors has opened up, around vents leading inside, and around lights (these bugs are attracted to the light from windows, doors, etc.).
*Concentrate spot treatments on the sides of the home that receive afternoon and/or full sunlight.
*Spot treat indoors along window frames, door frames, garage doors, attic vents, and where utilities enter.
*Keep pets and children out of the treatment area while spraying and until the application has dried, usually about an hour.
*Try to use up all the spray mixture in one application. Mixed solutions should not be stored any longer than 24 hours.
*Do not apply Temprid FX to edible plants such as vegetable gardens or fruit trees.
*Repeat treatment every 30 days through the Fall or until the first frost.
STEP 2 - DUST - EcoVia WD and Bellow Hand Duster
For the best control of stink bugs and similar pests, apply EcoVia WD both indoors and in cracks and crevices outdoors. EcoVia WD is all-natural and contains no active ingredients that degrade in sunlight or over time. Using the included Bellow Hand Duster ensures accurate applications into areas where dust will not be easily moved or washed away by rainfall.
*After your insecticide spray has dried, you can apply the insecticide dust.
*Using insecticide dust can be very messy, so be sure to wear gloves and consider having a damp paper towel handy to clean up excess dust indoors.
*To fill the Bellow Hand Duster, remove the black rubber stopper on top of the duster. Gently unscrew the white top of the EcoVia WD dust, then slowly tap the dust into the duster. Fill the duster up to halfway (or less), so there is plenty of room for the dust to move inside the duster. Adding a couple of small objects such as coins, pebbles, or marbles into the container with the dust will help break up any clumps that may be in the duster to allow for easier application.
*Replace the black stopper so that it fits snugly into the opening. Remove the black rubber cap from the end of the extension wand. To apply dust, hold the duster upside down, so that the extension wand is on top, then gently squeeze the bellows between the thumb and fingers.
*Apply insecticide dust to cracks and crevices such as:
around window and door frames
around areas where cables, pipes, and wires enter the structure
around eaves and soffits
any crack, crevice, or gap where pests can enter
*Dust can also be used indoors in cracks and crevices where the dust will not easily be removed or disturbed, such as behind outlet covers, under baseboards, around pipe collars, and under and behind cabinets.
I used this kit, and while the first winter I didn't spray completely and had a few stink and lady bugs creep in, the second winter I was more thorough and it worked like a dream. While my neighbors were complaining, I was bug free. Thank you!
I bought the kit 2 years ago, and after spraying my home in early September have had almost no problems with stink bugs. I live in a townhouse, and my neighbors continued to have problems - so I didn't just get a lucky streak!
The duster seemed to be higher quality than i was expecting, but being inexperienced with it, i really didn't know how to judge how much product i was applying to an area. The concentrate for the sprayer was easy to mix and apply. The hardest part was understanding the exact dilution recommended. While there were instructions, I didn't find them quite specific enough. As though it was written for professionals who do this all the time. Not someone who busts out the garden sprayer once a year. Nevertheless, I used a 1 packet/gal dilution and it did infact kill the box elder bugs in the infested areas. Really, this product works great. It would be 5 star if perhaps the instructions were a little more newbie friendly.
Applied both agents as directed. Unfortunately, minimal effect -- just a few days without Asian Lady Beetles and Stinkbugs. Clearly, need to find the source of entry and stop it, since treating outside and inside not helpful.
We apologize you did not get the results you were expecting. We do tell consumers that using exclusionary techniques in conjunction with the over wintering kit is very much needed. We have actually created a comprehensive guide that includes step by step instructions, how to videos, helpful info graphics and pro tips to eliminate current infestations and prevent future infestations using the products in the kit you purchased: http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/how-to-get-rid-of-stink-bugs-a-530.html
I have never seen any thing work so good for pest control its stupendous and recommend it to all consumers that wish to rid pest I sprayed a few weeks ago and nothing has been a pest problem since , keep in mind it is very toxic and most advisable to wear gloves and not to get on any skin be more than careful other than that its great!!
I live in the middle of the state of North Carolina.
There are many products on the market that have a long lasting residual. Unfortunately, all of them will only have very limited results. Stink bugs move into structures to overwinter. They usually squeeze into wall voids, false ceilings, attics and other areas that are inaccessible to people and insecticides. As the heat kicks on in the house, the stink bugs warm up and start becoming active and emerge from hiding, driving residents nuts. Because most folks usually have no idea where the bugs are harboring you can only treat around baseboards, door frames and window frames and hope the insects will emerge where you have sprayed. After they contact the treated areas, it can take several hours for them to die. It is still worth spraying now to get rid of some of the bugs, but you will keep seeing them until spring when they will emerge en masse and leave the building. They do not eat, mate or lay eggs while indoors so need to worry about any damage or future baby stink bugs. This year you can be proactive by stopping these pests before they move in for the winter.
Our most popular product for stink bugs by far is Demon WP, which is also contained in our stink bug kit. The stink bug kit or Demon WP would be for keeping stink bugs out of your home.
This is a fall treatment, but we all of a sudden are inundated by boxelder bugs would this product work now??
The products in the Overwintering Kit will kill insects year round. We do recommend you apply them in early fall to prevent the insects from moving in. Once the insects are in they are a bit harder to control because they harbor in inaccessible areas. You can apply the dust to the interior cracks and crevices and the Demon to the window and door frames and baseboards to help control these pests now. Using a vacuum with a hose attachment is also a quick way to get rid of these pests.
The products in the Overwintering Kit will kill insects year round. We do recommend you apply them in early fall each year to prevent the insects from moving in. Once the insects are in they are a bit harder to control because they harbor in inaccessible areas. You can apply the dust to the interior cracks and crevices and the Demon to the window and door frames and baseboards to help control these pests now. Using a vacuum with a hose attachment is also a quick way to get rid of these pests.
How do I get rid of lady bugs that have taken over my bathroom window?
There are many products on the market that have a long lasting residual. Unfortunately, all of them will only have very limited results. Lady bugs move into structures to overwinter. They usually squeeze into wall voids, false ceilings, attics and other areas that are inaccessible to people and insecticides. As the heat kicks on in the house, the lady bugs warm up and start becoming active and emerge from hiding, driving residents nuts. Because most folks usually have no idea where the bugs are harboring you can only treat around baseboards, door frames and window frames and hope the insects will emerge where you have sprayed. After they contact the treated areas, it can take several hours for them to die. It is still worth spraying now to get rid of some of the bugs, but you will keep seeing them until spring when they will emerge en masse and leave the building. They do not eat, mate or lay eggs while indoors so need to worry about any damage or future baby lady bugs. This year you can be proactive by stopping these pests before they move in for the winter. We would suggest our overwintering kit for stink bugs, lady bugs and other similar pests.