Termidor SC around the perimeter of the home would be better than Talstar P. Termidor will have transfer effect so can help to eliminate the entire colony whereas Talstar P will only kill the ants that contact a treated surface. It can be applied twice a year or four times a year outside depending on the rate. This link can explain.
Talstar P (Talstar One) is diluted with water and then poured onto the soil and sprayed onto the plant itself. We recommend starting with letting the soil dry out between watering as this offers the fastest control in most cases. Please provide the targeted pest for additional tips on treatment.
Talstar P is mixed at the rate of 0.5 to 1.0 fl oz per gallon of water, so a gallon of the Talstar will make about 128 to 256 gallons of solution and will last up to 90 days depending on where it is applied. Each finished gallon of solution covers approx 1000 sq. ft. Inside applications are limited to just cracks and crevices, along baseboards etc. Outside you would apply 2 to 3 feet up and out around the home, around window and door frames, and other potential entry points. You can choose to spray the lawn for further protection or just around the perimeter. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions on any target pest.
Unused mix of Talstar P (Talstar One) can be poured out right along the foundation of a structure.
Yes, Talstar P can be used in either a mist blower or a pump sprayer.
Yes, Talstar P (Talstar One) is labeled for gnats and roaches. You will use 1 fl. oz. per gallon of water. This can be sprayed around the perimeter of your home, on trees, bushes, broadcast across your lawn, etc. It cannot be sprayed on any type of edibles or area where animals would graze.
Talstar P is a great general use insecticide that can be used both inside and outside for over 75 different pests. It only kills the insects that contact a treated surface. Dominion 2L is a non repellent termiticide that can also be used a systemic insecticide for the listed pests. Dominion will help to eliminate more than just want contacts a treated surface or treated soil, social insects will crawl over the product without detecting it, and spread it to each other by touch and food sharing, eventually eliminating the entire infestation.
How long it takes the insects to die after they come into contact with a treated area will depend on a number of factors. It will depend on the maturity of the insect and type of insect as well as how long they stayed on the treated area, how long it has been since the area was treated and the concentration that was used to treat the area. Typically it can take anywhere from a couple of hours to a day or so for them to die
Talstar P is labeled for some borers in trees. Be sure to apply to tree trunks, stems and twigs and plant foliage for the best coverage. The mixing ratio is .25-.5 fl. oz. per gallon of water.
Yes, Talstar P can be used for millipedes. The mixing ratio is 1 fl oz per gallon of water. The residual outdoors will be 30 days and 90 days indoors.