Any animals would need to be kept out of the area while Sevin Insecticide Granules are being applied and watered in, and until everything is completely dry. The residual of the product is completely safe.
Per the Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules: Treat ant mounds by applying ½ cup of this product per mound. Water with sufficient force to break its apex and allow the insecticide to flow into the ant tunnels, but not sufficient to significantly damage the mound that may lead to relocation. For best results, apply in cool weather (65 to 80?F) or in early morning or late evening hours. Treat new mounds as they appear. This product will provide control of ant mounds within four hours
Treatment should be done as long as you are seeing new activity and may require both mound treatments and broadcasting the product in the yard.
Sevin Granules is extremely toxic to fish and other aquatic life. Do not apply directly to water or allow drift to water areas.
Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules should only applied outdoors. It is not labeled for indoor applications on carpet. When applied on the lawn, it should be watered in.
We recommend to wait at least 2 hours after the rain has stopped to allow pets to re enter the Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules treated area.
We don't have the exact spreader setting for your model spreader. The easiest way to determine the correct setting to apply Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules is as follows:
If you need to use 1.15 lbs of product per 1,000 sq ft, then you would add 1.15 lb of product to spreader, start with a medium setting, then apply product to a 20 x 50 ft area (1,000 sq ft). If you have product left, your setting is too low. If you run out of product, your setting is too high
We would recommend to get the mites identified first to make sure you use the right product for your needs. Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules is labeled to help control Bermudagrass mites, Clover mites and Spider mites at the rate of 2 to 4 lbs per 1,000 sq. ft. For an indoor treatment recommendation, we need to know the identification of the mites you will be treating for.
No, insecticides such as Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules do not harm any turf, plants, bushes, shrubs, flowers, etc.
According to the Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules label, the area is pet safe once the product has had enough time to dry.
Dogs should not be present and the areas need to be completely dry prior to their return when using Sevin Lawn Insecticide Granules. Manufacturers of products applied in the lawn have it mind that some dogs will chew small portions sometimes. If the dog eats a lot of grass, you may want to seek advice from your local vet as this could be due to another concern.