Liquid insecticides represent a large segment of insecticides and there are many different kinds and formulas you can use to get rid of insect pests. Make sure you have done your research before you choose the product for your pest. Some liquid insecticides work better and last longer than others, but are more expensive as well. Also, some insecticides are for targeting specific pests, while others are for killing general kinds of insects.
There are different classifications of liquids. The type of liquid insecticides we carry must all be diluted or dissolved in water and applied with a sprayer, but there are others available, such as granular insecticides. Both have their advantages for insect control.
See our General Exterior Insecticide Spray Treatment Guide to learn how to do your own exterior insecticide application around your home. This application is one of the easiest for homeowners to do themselves and will help control most insect pests in and around your home.
There are several reasons you may choose a liquid insecticide. We recommend using them for general insect control around your home. Liquid insecticides work well for this because they make it easier to create an even barrier of insecticide all the way around your home.
See the following infographic for information about how to perform this treatment every 30 to 90 days:
This guide shows how to do your own exterior insecticide treatment around your home. This treatment is meant for controlling general insect pests such as spiders, occasional ants, silverfish, scorpions, centipedes, and others.
Some other common uses of liquid insecticides include:
Systemic insecticides are usually found in liquid form. A plant absorbs this chemical where it is moved throughout the plant’s tissue. Target pests (sap suckers like mites and scales, for example) ingest the chemical along with plant’s tissues.
Pyrethrin insecticides are a very popular choice for organic gardeners or those who are less enthusiastic about using caustic chemicals in their yards, and are commonly found in liquid formulations. They are derived from the chrysanthemum plant and can be synthetic or natural and can control a wide variety of pests. While they come from natural ingredients, they can still be toxic so always use caution.
Organic, pet-safe, natural insecticides can be found in liquid form. While they may not non-toxic, they can have a very low level of toxicity and can be used more safely around pets and children.
We focus on products to control common household pests around your home. All of our liquid insecticides must be mixed with water before use, and are perfect for creating a perimeter barrier around your home. Some examples of these products include:
These products are professional-grade, and when applied with a gallon sprayer with a hand pump, allowing you to apply the product in a fine mist, cone spray, or fine stream. This helps to cover large areas as well as cracks and crevices. This graphic will help you to choose the proper product and when and how to apply these liquid pesticides.