If you suspect you may be dealing with pyrethroid resistant bedbugs we would recommend using Crossfire. Crossfire is an indoor use only liquid, water-based insecticide that kills within 5 minutes of contact and lasting for up to 30 days after application. This non-staining product is designed to kill all of the different life stages of bed bugs, from eggs to adults, while producing no visible residue.
We have also put together a kit just for pyrethroid resitant bedbugs. Pyrethroid Resistant Bed Bug Control Kit. This kit provides a complete bed bug treatment in homes or apartments that contains 2 x 13 oz. bottles of Crossfire Bed Bug Concentrate, 1 x 4 oz. bottle of Cimexa Dust for Bed Bugs, 1 hand dusting tool, 4 x 17 oz. cans of Bedlam Plus Bed Bug Spray, plus a DoMyOwnPestControl.com exclusive step-by-step guide.
It is important to treat the many different areas where bed bugs hide. Each product included in the kit has a specific function to help eliminate a bedbug infestation. We do not recommend relying on one product or treatment method since bugs may avoid areas treated with certain products, or they may become resistant to certain chemicals. It is also crucial to thoroughly Inspect the treatment area for possible bed bug harborages, and to follow all the Treatment steps, including follow-up treatments.
Per the Temprid SC product label, the correct application rate for bed bugs is 8-16 mL per gallon of water. The higher application rate is typically recommended for the initial application or for heavier infestations in order to achieve a quicker knockdown and cleanout. The only way the product would repel bed bugs and cause them to avoid the treated areas would be if it was applied at a heavier rate than what was recommended on the product label.
Pyrethroid Resistant Bed Bug Control Kit is designed to treat 2-4 rooms in a home or apartment at least twice for bed bug infestations. This kit is designed especially for treating infestations for which resistance may be of concern, such as in densely populated areas where bed bugs are a persistent problem. The kit contains several different products to treat all potential harborage sites. Different products are labeled for use in different places, so using a variety of products allows for the most thorough and cost effective treatment. With the Pyrethroid Resistant Bed Bug Kit contains 8 x 8mL single pack doses of Temprid SC Insecticide, 1 x 4 oz. bottle of Cimexa Dust for Bed Bugs, 1 hand dusting tool, 4 x 17 oz. cans of Bedlam Plus Bed Bug Spray, and 1 pint of Steri-Fab bed bug spray, plus a DoMyOwnPestControl.com exclusive five page step-by-step guide. Please read our "How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs" Article for steps and tips on how to do your own treatment.
The Pyrethroid Resistant Bed Bug Kit contains products that are restricted in the state of New York, so it’s not allowed to be purchased by people without a license in that state. For bed bug products allowed in New York, see the New York Bed Bug Kit.
The products in the Pyrethroid Resistant Bed Bug Control Kit are considered children and pet safe when used as directed per the product label instructions. The products are not all considered to be “non toxic”, however, as long as you keep children and pets out of the areas during the application and while the treatment is drying, it is safe for them to resume normal activity once the treated areas are completely dry.