Talstar P Professional Insecticide - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Tyler from Port Orchard, Wa
    01/06/2016
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    Do you know of any odorless pesticides for spiders and ants?
    I currently use a pest control service that uses a concentrate that they add water to and spray along the foundation of my house. It doesn't smell like anything at all. I'm looking to start spraying on my own to save the $80/quarter.
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    Talstar is a great general pest control product that can treat for over 75 insects listed on the label including spiders and ants. Talstar is odorless, dries clear, leaves no stains, is non-irritating, and will not break down easily with rainfall.

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  • Asked by Wanda from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    01/11/2016
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    Can this product be shipped to Canada?
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    Unfortunately, we do not ship to Canada at this time.  Many of our Canadian customers will have a product shipped to someone in the United States that they happen to know like a friend or family member, and then they forward it onto you in Canada. We do offer FREE shipping within the US. We apologize, but we are unaware of where you can get these products in Canada.

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  • Asked by Carol from Grand Prairie, Texas
    01/23/2016
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    Is Talstar P effective for rodent mites?
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    Talstar P is not labeled specifically for rat mites. The easiest method to control rodent mites that have entered your home is to physically remove them with a vacuum cleaner or wipe them up with a moist cloth. Mites are not automatically killed by a vacuum cleaner so freeze the bag to prevent the mites from crawling back out.

    Locating the source and eliminating the hosts and nests is important to prevent further problems with these mites. Nests are usually located in attics, basements, or inside walls. If necessary, trap them with kill traps or glue boards. Spray the dead rat and its nest with a disinfectant.

    Removing mites€™ source (dead mice, rats, and abandoned nests) is very important. Unless you remove their source, rat mites will continue to seek human host infesting your house.
     

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  • Asked by Lorna from West Jefferson, Oh
    02/05/2016
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    Will Talstar P treat stink and lady bugs or is the overwintering product better?
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    Yes, Talstar P is labeled for stink bugs and lady bugs. The mixing ratio is 1 fl. oz. per gallon of water. This will be used to spray around baseboards, cracks and crevices.

    The Overwintering Kit is an excellent combination of products that protects you during your winter months with an insecticide and a dust. We generally do recommend at least using a dust with any other product, such as Talstar P, that you are using. The pests come in contact with it and dry out. This is an added protection to consider using throughout the year.

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  • Asked by Matthew from Slidell, La
    02/28/2016
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    Can Talstar P be used to treat soil in preparation for vegetable garden?
    The soil that I have is infested with fire ants and I am putting it in a raised garden. How long do I have to wait until I can plant my vegetables?
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    Talstar P is not labeled to be used around anything edible. It can stay in the soil for up to 5-7 years so any treated soil would not be able to be used.  For treating fire ant mounds in a garden you could use Martins Surrender Fire Ant Killer which is labeled for use on selected agricultural crops and food bearing plants.

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  • Asked by Kari from Sidney, Mt
    03/01/2016
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    How effective is Talstar P on exterminating box elder bugs?
    My mother in law has a horrible problem with box elder bugs in her home and outside of her home. There is no box elder trees on her property or around it. Will this be a good choice to exterminate these pesky bugs?
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    Talstar P is a excellent option for boxelder bugs. Be sure to spray around the perimeter of the home, around windows, doors, etc. where the bugs could get indoors. You should treat in late Summer and Fall once a month until the first frost. This product can also be used indoors around the perimeter of your home. The mixing ratio is 1 fl. oz. per gallon of water.

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  • Asked by Leon from Forbes
    03/12/2016
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    Does Talstar P create a barrier somehow to keep my neighbors' mosquitoes from coming to my yard?
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    Talstar P is not a repellent to keep insects out of the area, it is only to kill the ones that land/crawl on a treated surface to receive a lethal dose.  It is great to use to help kill any, the key is to apply to the underside of leaves as that is where the adults lay during the day.  To repel mosquitoes from an area you could use a product called Mosquito Barrier.

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  • Asked by Jaymarie from Nashville, Tn
    03/21/2016
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    Can Talstar P be used to control bagworms?
    What is the best mix ratio and method for controlling bagworms? Can Talstar be applied with a hose-end sprayer?
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    Talstar P is the #1 recommended product for bagworm control.  You will need to use 1 oz. of Talstar per gallon of water.  Applications should start in April and continue monthly through June. Be sure foliage is sprayed thoroughly to the point of runoff to achieve adequate coverage.  Talstar can be applied with a hose end sprayer, but it is best to use a hand pump sprayer if possible to ensure the most even coverage. 

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  • Asked by Kim from Ca
    03/23/2016
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    Is Talstar P a good product for interior plants?
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    Talstar is often the go to product for interior plantscapes. The product is labaled for most plant infesting insects and can be used on plants indoors as long as they are non-edible.

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  • Asked by David from Memphis, Tn
    03/26/2016
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    Will Talstar P kill horse flies, and will it hurt horses?
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    Talstar P (Talstar One) is NOT labeled to kill horse flies or for use in pastures containing grazing animals. We recommend using Martins Permethrin 10%. Martins Permethrin 10% controls horse flies, face flies, lice and ticks, with a residual activity lasting up to 28 days. It is also safe for Horses. 

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  • Asked by Patrick from Dubuque, Iowa
    04/01/2016
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    What is lowest temperature you can spray Talstar?
    Weather
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    For best results, Talstar P should be applied in cool weather (65 - 80?F) or in early morning or late evening hours. You should not apply Talstar P or other insecticides when temperatures are near or below freezing.

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  • Asked by Alex from Rosenberg, Texas
    04/06/2016
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    What's the mixing ratio of Talstar P when using a lawn sprayer that's connected to a garden hose?
    I know it's 1 oz per gallon in a pump sprayer.
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    The rate for Talstar P in a hose end sprayer would be the same as if you were using in a pump sprayer, 0.5 to 1 fl oz (1 - 2 tbsp) per gallon of water for low volume applications, or 0.5 -1.0 fl. oz. per 1,000 square feet in a higher volume of water.

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  • Asked by Glenn from Greenwood, In
    04/13/2016
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    How do you get rid of blind mosquitoes?
    My parents live in Florida and they have a real problem there.
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    A product like Talstar P can be used to control midges (another term for blind mosquitoes) outdoors.  You can spray window screens, doors, bushes, and plants around the home to help keep midges away.  An aerosol pyrethrin spray such as 565 Plus or Microcare can be used to control midges inside the home. 

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  • Asked by Christian from Los Angeles
    04/13/2016
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    What is the distance allowed to spray Talstar P without harming the edible fruits and veggies?
    Lawn needs care of bugs, but I have two fruit trees that are 3 to 4 feet away from the edge of the lawn. Is it safe to use? My concern is the roots of the trees can absorb the toxin.
    A

    It is recommended that Talstar P not be used within 3 feet or outside the drip zone of edibles, which ever one applies.

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  • Asked by David from Apex, Nc
    04/15/2016
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    Do I need to get under and treat the crawl space when treating the exterior of my home with Talstar P?
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    It is not necessary to treat the crawl space with Talstar P unless you are concerned with pests in that area. 

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  • Asked by Lynn from Midland Tx
    04/17/2016
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    Can I mix Talstar P and Archer IGR at the same time?
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    Yes, you can mix Talstar P with Archer. You would mix 1oz Talstar with 1oz Archer per gallon water. 

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  • Asked by Bob from Vineland, Nj
    04/17/2016
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    Differences between Bifen XTS and Talstar One for outdoor use?
    I have used both products in the past and notice that neither seem to last very long as far as effectiveness... I live in a mobile home and suspect many insects most likely seem to come in from around the skirting and underneath. I've sprayed both products liberally all around the perimeter of the home and in the yard. Problem is that our complex is surrounded by woods and it's difficult to manage ants and spiders and mice. Any thoughts of suggestions on these products? I like that the Bifen is oil based and stays longer as it rains A LOT here in NJ. Thanks so much. Any suggestions on other products is welcome also..
    A

    Bifen XTS and Talstar P (Talstar One) are both very good general insecticides to use around the perimeter of your home. The residual on both products is approximately 30 days and once the products dry, it is rainfast so rain will not wash it away. Be sure to spray areas where there would be or you have seen activity for pests to ensure that they come in contact with the treated area.

    If you are looking for a product that lasts longer outdoors, Suspend Polyzone would be a great option. It has an additional polymer in it that makes it last longer outdoors.

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  • Asked by Amanda from Montana
    04/21/2016
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    Can I use Talstar P (Talstar One) in walls to kill/and prevent wasps?
    I need a product that will kill AND prevent wasps!
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    Talstar P (Talstar One) will kill bees and wasp that come incontact with the treated area. However, if you know where the nest is in the wall it would be best to use a dust. you can use a hand duster to apply a dust product such as Tempo Dust into and around the area where the bees seem to be gaining access to your home. Over a period of a couple of days to a week (timeline will depend on how many bees are contacting the treated area) this will kill off the colony that has taken up residence in your home. Any insecticide applications should be done very early in the morning or very late in the evening when the bees are less active. After the bees have been eliminated it is important to remove the bee hive from the void where the bees were nesting. Failure to remove the hive can lead to mold issues and secondary infestation from hive beetles and other insects. If the bee hive is in an area that is not easily accessible you may want to consider hiring a professional pest control operator.

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  • Asked by Marvin from Slidell, La
    04/21/2016
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    How much Talstar P do I need to use for mosquito control in a Stihl SR200 backpack blower/sprayer?
    How much Talstar per gallon of water do you recommend for Mosquitos? Thanks for your amazing products and service.
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    You will need to use 1 ounce of Talstar P per gallon of water for mosquito control.  Thank you for your order.  We appreciate your business! 

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  • Asked by Craig from Austin, Tx
    04/22/2016
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    Can Talstar be used outdoors without killing butterflies, chameleons, lizards, bees?
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    Talstar will not harm chameleons or lizards, but it will kill the insects in the area they feed on so you may notice a decline in the number you see around as their food sources will be more scarce. Butterflies and bees are insects and will be affected by an insecticide like Talstar and any other product the same way the target pests like ants and spiders would be. The best way to reduce the chance of the Talstar affecting the bees, butterflies and beneficial insects is to spray later in the day when they are not active and are back in their homes/nests, and try to avoid blooms of flowers and plants they would be using for pollenation. Most structural insects you would be targeting are not going to be landing in the same places they would be so it helps keep you from doing as much damage. 

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