The Bellow Hand Duster features new design enhancements that make it the “Professional’s Choice” when it comes to crack and crevice treatments of fine dust products into small areas. This bellow hand duster features a new bellows and spring that is much easier to compress and use than other similar dusters on the market. In addition, the clean-out rod comes with an o-ring for a tighter seal to prevent dust from escaping out the back of the duster. A 5+ inch extension makes it easy to treat hard to reach places. The metal extension also features an insulated black tip to prevent a shock hazard when dusting near electrical outlets. To use the duster, fill the rubber container (bellows) half-way full with an insecticide dust product such as Delta Dust or Pyganic Dust. It is also recommended to place a small rock in the duster to help break up the dust and prevent it from clumping. Compressing the bellows will cause dust to escape the metal tip of the duster. Using a duster allows you to inject dust more easily into cracks and crevices or inside wall voids where insects like to hide. We highly recommend purchasing a duster when applying any dust products. Note: This hand duster does not come with an insecticide dust. You will have to purchase the dust separately.
THIS PRODUCT CURRENTLY COMES IN A GREY COLOR WITH EITHER A RED OR GREEN HANDLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. (WITHIN A WEEK OR TWO)
|Yield:||Holds up to 4 oz.|
|Material/Construction:||Rubber bellow, metal extension|
|Special Features:||5 in. extension tip (not removable), insulated black tip to prevent a shock hazard when dusting near electrical outlets, cleaning tool is stored in duster|
|Parts Included:||Cleaning tool|
|Manufactured By:||Executive Pest Control Products|
How to Properly Use the Bellow Hand Duster (Video)
Remove black rubber cap from top of the bellows. The duster should be filled only halfway with dust - no more than two-thirds full. This allows for adequate air space to create the desired air/dust mixture prior to application. If there is too much dust in the duster, clumps of dust on treated surfaces may result, leading to over application of the product and messy spills.
Between each squeeze, the duster should be shaken slightly to get dust floating inside the duster.
When applying dust into cracks and crevices and on surfaces, gently squeeze the duster to ensure the application of very thin layers of dust. When dusting correctly, you should barely be able to see the dust emerging from the tip of the duster.
Before relaxing your grip on the duster, pull it away from the surface or crack you are treating to prevent sucking up lint, moisture or debris. Small amounts of these items will eventually cause lumping and/or clogging of the duster. In the event that the nozzle becomes clogged, you may unscrew the rod from the rear of the nozzle and insert it into the nozzle to break up any clogs.
- The easiest way (and correct way) to use the duster is upside down (with the bellows facing downward). Place several pebbles or small ball bearings in your duster to keep the dust agitated and ensure than any clumps are broken up prior to application.
- Carry a small brush and a damp cloth. These can be used in the event that dust accidentally drifts out of cracks and crevices and onto non-target areas. Use the brush to push excess dust into cracks, and use the cloth to wipe up.
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31 of 33 people found this review helpful:
By Sarah on June 7, 2009
Well, I have a spider issue in my house, as many others do as well. I have a small studio apartment in California, very old and in an area with a lot of trees. I bought Delta Dust to spray around my house as a preventative. So I've only used this hand duster with that product. I've found it very easy to use, and great for getting into all of those cracks and whatnot around my apartment. It has semi-clogged once, but I just shook it hard and that resolved the issue. I read somewhere to put a couple of rocks in the blower to keep clumps from forming, but I did not have that issue. It may be that since California has such a low humidity level that clumps are not as likely. The blower was very easy to fill, cap, and begin to use immediately. I have seen that as the dust gets low, I have to shake it a bit to settle the contents at the bottom, but it's not a huge problem. So I've had a very positive experience, and I've very glad I got this to distribute the Delta Dust with.
17 of 19 people found this review helpful:
Low cost duster that works well!
By Richard on June 25, 2010
I got this to use with Delta Dust in our crawl spaces and have now started using it to blow the dust into cracks between the wood siding too. It works well, just be careful when filling it since the stopper hole is about the same size as the Delta Dust 1lb bottle top.
16 of 18 people found this review helpful:
By April on July 2, 2010
I was looking for something to apply BT to my cole crops. The Hudson Adjutant tin duster was terrible and cost me almost twice as much! It required constant shaking and lots of muscle power. The bellow hand duster is much easier to use and more accurate. Love it. Thanks!
15 of 15 people found this review helpful:
By Mark on May 7, 2010
Received when promised and the duster works as well or better than expected.
13 of 13 people found this review helpful:
By Steve on June 3, 2010
Easy to use. Just fill and squeeze. Tip fits into bee holes with ease. Nothing bad to say about it.
Works as described
By Karen on October 4, 2014
The duster needs instructions in the description as the instructions are not included in the package. Hold the duster with the cap on top to get the heaviest spray; cap to the side for medium spray; cap upside down for the least amount of spray. Put 3 pebbles in the container to keep the dust/pesticide loose and moving. Store in dry area to keep container clear of clumped pesticide. Duster works wells and distributes diatomaceous earth in a clean straight line in consistent amounts. The duster is not transparent as shown in the picture. The container is heavy duty rubber housing the heavy duty springs.
By Joe on September 29, 2014
This works great. For my more detailed thoughts read my review for the electric duster.
Duster is excellant
By Tim on September 28, 2014
For the money, this duster is great. It sprayed Tempo into spaces that i could not get to.
Used for wall outlets
By Jason on September 26, 2014
Got this to put DE in the wall outlet boxes. Worked very well for that! Was a little hard for me to squeeze, but it got the job done with out making a mess!
By Rob on September 23, 2014
The Bellows duster did it's job. If it is used with the tube on the bottom it distributes a large quantity of insecticide and if it is used with the tube on the top you can distribute a fine dusting. To get the find Dusting you just have to shake the Bellows then squeeze it each time so that the dust is in the air of the Bellows.
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By George on September 23, 2014
The bellow hand duster works as advertised. It's very simple to use. Just open the rubber stopper at the top, pour the powdered insecticide into the bellow, and put the rubber stopper back in. It puffs a little or alot of insecticide, depending on how hard you depress the bellow. I wore disposable rubber gloves, safety glasses, long sleeve shirt, hat, and breathing apparatus when I used mine, as I was using the bellow over my head. I also puffed as much of the insecticide as I needed quickly and walked away, as the dust does become airborne and you don't want yourself or anyone around you to breathe it in. Safety first!
By Jo on September 16, 2014
I used this duster to apply the powder to kill yellow jackets in my rock wall where there are lots of crevices for them to nest. After trial and error, I dusted the crevice where the bees were going inside and the whole area around the opening. The duster worked very well getting the product deep inside the crevices. I used a mask and gloves to dust the area too. I did spray other openings in the wall to discourage other bees.
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By Jim on September 13, 2014
This tool made it very easy to get in difficult places where the yellow jackets were entering. This is a great product and easy to use.
By Carol on September 9, 2014
Great If you fill it almost to the top it - not as efficient when you get low on the product but still workable. Wish it came with attachments for smaller crevices but that is why it is the medium price duster (not the cheapest but not the most expensive).
Drione Dust and Bellow Hand Duster
By Ann on September 8, 2014
I used Drione Dust with the bellow hand duster this summer to control dozens of cicada killers. The products seemed to work effectively, but time will tell. This will be an on going battle because I am sure I didn't find all of the tunnels to kill off the larvae. On the recommendation of other customers, I put some small pebbles in the bellow duster and that seemed to help keep the dust from clumping.
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September 28, 2011Frederick from Spring Hill, Fl asked:
QI am getting too much dust when I squeeze the bellow hand duster. Am I doing something wrong?
Firstly thanks for your great level of service and pricing. My last order included Delta dust and a duster. I am trying to dust my electrical outlets, however I notice no matter how gently I squeeze the duster I seem to get dust all over the place. The Delta dust seems to spill out into a cloud out of the electrical outlets. I am concerned that I could inhale the dust. Any advice would be appreciated.
AYou are most likely holding the bellow hand duster incorrectly. After you fill the bellow hand duster about 1/4-1/3 of the way with dust you should replace the black cap and then flip the duster over so the red or blue band is now at the top and the black rubber cap is facing the ground. This will help you dispense smaller amounts of dust into the outlets.
July 27, 2011Jason asked:
QCan the hand duster be used multiple times?
I was going to use it with Tri Dust. How often do I have to replace it?
AThe bellow hand duster can be used over and over again with no problem. Be sure to store the duster in a cool dry environment so that the rubber on the duster will not breakdown. Most people have their bellow hand dusters for years before they need to be replaced.
July 21, 2012Angie from Ohio asked:
QHow can I solve the problem of a lot of dust shooting out with the Bellow duster?
When I use this with Drione Dust, a lot of dust just shoots out of the duster and it is really frustrating, so I want to know how to resolve this problem? Or do you have an electric duster for indoor purposes?
AThe bellow hand duster is made to hold in different positions to control the amount of dust that comes out. To let out the least amount of dust, you should actually hold the duster upside down, with the black plunger facing down. If you hold it to the side it will let out a little more, and then if you hold it upright, black plunger up which is probably how you are applying it now, it lets out the most amount of dust. The least amount of dust is actually the best method, so you should hold it upside down.
May 16, 2012Cherie from Broken Arrow, Ok asked:
QGoing to kill bumble bee nest under a whiskey barrel. Is the inexpensive duster OK or do I need B&G?
The bees are definitely Bumble, not carpenter. They are in my back yard close to back door under a whiskey barrel planter. No body wants to move them, so I have to kill them. Too dangerous to allow them to stay with child & a dog that hunts bugs. I'm concerned about the nozzle length of the different dusters & being able to effectively get under the planter.
AThe bellow hand duster is usually sufficient for most small jobs. The bellow hand duster does have a 5 inch extension nozzle and you only have to get into the entrance of the nest. As the bees go in and out they will spread the dust through the nest themselves.
June 7, 2011Linda asked:
QCan the same bellow hand duster be used with two different dust pesticides?
.... as long as it is emptied of the first type before filling it with the second type?
AAs long as the bellow hand duster is completely emptied of the first dust insecticide there should be no problem using a second dust product in the same duster.
August 29, 2009Moh asked:
QHow much does a case of hand dusters weigh?
AOne case of Bellows Hand Dusters weighs 11 pounds.
October 24, 2013G from Vista, Ca asked:
QWould the Bellow Hand Duster work with DE?
I want to be able to dust my chicken coop with DE on a regular schedule to keep away the mites.
AAbsolutely! The Bellow Hand Duster will work well with most dusts.
September 21, 2014Michelle from Chapin, Sc asked:
QHow much easier is the new design to compress?
I have the old design which I use to apply DE to my cats as the tip places the dust close to the skin where the fleas are. However, I have very small hands and need one of them to hold the cat. Is this one noticeably easier to use so that my hands won't become as fatigued?
AThe design of the Bellow Hand Duster has remained the same and we are not able to tell a difference between the ease of use. The Bellow Hand Duster has a spring mechanism that does require more presure to expel the dust. However, if the pressure needed to push the dust is a concern maybe the Bulb Duster may be a better option for your needs.