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  • 06/01/2015Renee


    Q
    I have ants coming in my bathroom from the ceiling. What else do I need to do to kill these ants.
    I bought Taurus SC and sprayed it around my house and up the foundation to the siding. There is some/little indication of ants on part of my foundation. I just sprayed this two days ago. The ants in my bathroom are getting worse. Many now have wings!!!! I finally found out exactly where they are coming from; a gap between the can light insert and the sheet rock. The gap is about 1/4 inch all around the can light. Isn't there something else I can spray or a dust I can put up in those cracks to kill the colony. They did not respond to bait. Or, do we need to treat our attic crawl space with something. I know I need to give Taurus SC time to work but the ants are getting worse in my bathroom. They don't go back up to the can light. They basically die on the counter top.
    A
    Yes, it can take awhile for the Taurus to transfer and eradicate the ant colony. You may also want to use Phantom for inside those cracks and crevices. Phantom has a transfer effect allowing insects to pick up the product and spread it to one another through touch and food-sharing.

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  • 05/02/2013Judi from Winter Haven, Fl


    Q
    Will this product if sprayed on the baseboards kill german roaches and others when they come out at night?
    I have tried every product out there and these pests keep living more than a year in my home. Thank you.
    A
    Phantom Aerosol is not an on-contact kill. The reason we like it to treat roaches is because the roaches travel through the treated areas and then transfer the active ingredient into the voids to the other roaches creating a domino killing effect. You could also check out Zenprox. It is a great aerosol to use as a flushing agent to get into the areas where the roach activity is and flush them out with an on contact kill.

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  • 02/20/2013Bob from Everett, Wa


    Q
    How do I kill and control "sugar ants"?
    Our vacation home is located near Chelan Washington on the Columbia River. Every spring we get hit with waves of what locals refer to as sugar ants. Very very small ants that get into anything that looks like a food source. Even had them get through screw top lids on 1 gallon plastic mayo jars used to store dog food. Currently I use boric acid powder sprinkled on their trail but I'm concerned about exposure to family dogs. Anything safer and better??
    A

    Phantom would be a good choice for ant control. Phantom should be applied around baseboards, door frames, window frames and places where utilities (cables, pipes and wires) enter through the wall as these are the most likely places for the ants to enter/exit. You can also treat all around the foundation of your home and the exterior window frames, door frames and places where utilities enter to stop the ants from gaining access in the first place. Phantom is a non-repellent insecticide that has a delayed reaction which allows ants time to get back to the colony and spread the product. In essence, the ants will not be able to tell that the product is in place and they will pick it up on the fine hairs all over their body and inadvertently carry it back to the colony where over a course of a few days it will knock out the entire colony. Phantom works really well because you don't have to worry about whether the ants will all take the bait, they just need to walk over the treated areas. Phantom comes in two formulations, concentrated liquid and aerosol for your convenience. Be sure to keep your pets out of the area while you are treating and they can safely return to the treated areas as soon as they are dry, usually 1-2 hours.

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  • 07/01/2013Steve from Ludington Mi


    Q
    What do I do when ants ignore every kind of sweet and protein bait I have offered them?
    I have small (~1/8", no more than 3/16" long) black or very dark brown ants which are in the wall behind the bathroom shower. I have found a hole where they come out at the base of the shower. I tried several sugar-syrup baits (terro and revenge, plus home-made boric acid + sugar +water and boric acid + pancake syrup, and Raid bait traps, which appear to have peanut butter inside. I also made home-made peanut butter + boric acid. I put out a small piece of cheese. Nothing seems to attract them. I have ordered some Advance 375A protein bait and some Intice sweet liquid bait from your web site, but have not received them yet, so I don't know if they will work. I would prefer to use baits, as I am not enthused with spreading toxic sprays inside my house. Please advise.
    A
    There are several species of ants that make their own food and will not take any type of bait at all. You may be dealing with one of these ant species. In cases like this you are limited to using a spray, dust or foam of some sort to gain control. When the products are used as recommended on the product label they are usually limited to cracks and crevices and voids and are not spread through the home. Phantom Aerosol would be a good choice for ant control indoors. Phantom is a non-repellent insecticide that has a delayed reaction which allows ants time to get back to the colony and spread the product. In essence, the ants will not be able to tell that the product is in place and they will pick it up on the fine hairs all over their body and inadvertently carry it back to the colony where over a course of a few days it will knock out the entire colony. Phantom works really well because you don't have to worry about whether the ants will all take the bait, they just need to walk over the treated areas. Phantom should be applied around baseboards, door frames, window frames and places where utilities (cables, pipes and wires) enter through the wall as these are the most likely places for the ants to enter/exit.

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  • 12/16/2011Kristin from Ames, Iowa


    Q
    Can I spray Phantom in bins with my stuff?
    I am moving and I am packing all my items that cannot be put in the dryer in plastic storage containers. The PCO that my parents use gave us a can of Phantom, and I was going to spray my things with this and then seal the containers with duct tape. Also, can Nuvan/Hot Shot Pest Strips be used after the Phantom is sprayed? This is for bed bugs, by the way. I do not want them to come with me.
    A
    Phantom should only be sprayed on the areas that are listed on the product label. Phantom should only be used in cracks and crevices around baseboards, door frames, window frames, around the edges of mattresses and boxsprings, etc. Phantom is not labeled to be sprayed all over personal items or as a space spray for your bins. Stick with the Nuvan strips for the sealed bins. Be sure to loosely pack items in the bin so that the vapor can circulate sufficiently.

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  • 12/18/2012Carol from Florida


    Q
    Best ant bait to use in an open crawl space?
    My house is on piers with an open crawl space. I am having problem with small protein eating ants coming in from where the wall meets the wood floors. I have used your Advance granular, which they do like, but the granules are usually too large to fit through the opening in the floors/wall cracks (I see where they have carried the granules back to the crack but left them). I have cats and there are outdoor animals (raccoons, possums, etc.) that travel under my house, so I want the least toxic method to get rid of these ants. What do you suggest to use indoors as well as outdoors? I have been told that applying petroleum jelly around all the piers and pipes that connect to the ground will keep them out, but I certainly don't want to take on that job!
    A
    Phantom Aerosol would be a good choice for you. Phantom should be applied around baseboards, door frames, window frames and places where utilities (cables, pipes and wires) enter through the wall as these are the most likely places for the ants to enter/exit. Phantom is a non-repellent insecticide that has a delayed reaction which allows ants time to get back to the colony and spread the product. In essence, the ants will not be able to tell that the product is in place and they will pick it up on the fine hairs all over their body and inadvertently carry it back to the colony where over a course of a few days it will knock out the entire colony. Phantom works really well because you don't have to worry about whether the ants will all take the bait, they just need to walk over the treated areas.

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  • 02/25/2014Celia from Rio Rancho, New Mexico


    Q
    Is there an effective way to eliminate ant colonies from inside walls?
    Maxforce granules and gel have had limited effect. The ants disappear from inside the house for a short time only to return a few days later and in a different location. The ants initially entered the walls (by the billions) through cracks around exterior window frames. Now they're well established inside the walls of the house and they periodically come out into the interior of the house. As spring approaches we're going to have a real problem as the ants begin to swarm, forage for food, and look for water.
    A
    Spray Phantom Insecticide indoors along the baseboards and near carpenter ant activity, and then use Termidor SC outside around the foundation of the home as was mentioned above. This will give you the best results for all types of ants.

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  • 07/26/2015Debra from Philadelphia, Pa


    Q
    What would be best to use in/around a portable dishwasher in a kitchen with a mild German roach problem?
    The portable dishwasher has a big block of cement at the bottom to keep it from tipping over when a tray full of dishes is brought out onto the open door. There is a space below where the door hinges from where I might be able to insert a tool to apply dust or spray. I don't know whether this space is open to the motor etc. If I put something like a "roach motel" in I would not expect to be able to retrieve it later. I would rather not use anything that is an attractant as I may not have roaches in there right now.
    A

    We would recommend using Phantom Aerosol spray to help eliminate roaches around the dishwasher. Phantom Aerosol is not an on-contact kill. The reason we recommend this product treat roaches in these situations is because the roaches travel through the treated areas and then transfer the active ingredient into the voids to the other roaches, creating a domino killing effect.


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  • 04/16/2015Kathy from Bauxite, Ar


    Q
    How or can you rid a fifth wheel camper that is overrun with little black or red ants inside and out?
    Recently purchased this camper, went camping and an hour or so later the counters were covered with ants, used baits and got rid of some of them. We took it back to the dealer and they used a bomb inside, killed a lot of them but they are still there, they are crawling on the outside of the camper as well. I recently purchased some Talstar from your company but I am unsure about how to get rid of the ants in the walls....never done this before so I would like some info before I ever start. Thanks in advance and hope you can help me.
    A
    Phantom Aerosol would be a good choice for you. Phantom should be applied around baseboards, door frames, window frames and places where utilities (cables, pipes and wires) enter through the wall as these are the most likely places for the ants to enter/exit. Phantom is a non-repellent insecticide that has a delayed reaction which allows ants time to get back to the colony and spread the product. In essence, the ants will not be able to tell that the product is in place and they will pick it up on the fine hairs all over their body and inadvertently carry it back to the colony where over a course of a few days it will knock out the entire colony. Phantom works really well because you don't have to worry about whether the ants will all take the bait, they just need to walk over the treated areas.

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  • 09/15/2010Amy


    Q
    Why can't one buy Phantom in NY?
    I love your website.
    A
    Some states have certain regulations and restrictions regarding pest control products. New York is the most restrictive state, and they do not allow us to ship most insecticides to residents that live there. We do have a page just for New York resident, so that they may see what products we are allowed to ship to to New York : NY Pest Control Products. We are glad that you liked our website!

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  • 07/25/2011William


    Q
    Is Phantom Aerosol dangerous for pregnant women or children to be around?
    I have a girlfriend that is pregnant and I need to get rid of the pests before the baby comes. I want to know Phantom Aerosol is organic or if it is at all fatal to pregnancy or kids.
    A
    All children, pets and people not performing the application should be out of the area that is being treated. They can safely return as soon as the Phantom has had a chance to dry. Phantom does not pose any specific threat to pregnant women than any other person and no special precautions need to be taken other than the pregnant woman should not be present at the time of application. Phantom is not an organic product, it contains man-made chemicals. Be sure to read and follow the Phantom product label.

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  • 07/19/2012Jasmin from Newark, Nj


    Q
    Can I use phantom in the drawers to my dressers? There are silverfish eating my clothes.
    A
    You can use Phantom in the cracks and crevices in the dresser drawers if you remove all of the clothes from the dresser prior to the application and you allow the application to dry before putting the clothes back.

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  • 05/05/2015Mitch from Lexington, Sc


    Q
    Why Is this product soooo expensive?
    What makes this product so good that it cost so much? I can go to Lowes and get 6 pack of wasp spray for lest than one can of this stuff, and it shoots a lot further. I was wondering why this stuff is so expensive?
    A
    The products that we carry, such as Phantom Aerosol, are all professional grade products so the prices will be different then something that you can buy in a local store. There is likely more of the active ingredient in the products that we carry as well. However, we do offer free shipping and no tax to most places in the US. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

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  • 10/05/2014Frances from Fort Lauderdale, Fl


    Q
    What's the best product for ridding my car of ants?
    My assigned parking spot at our apartment complex is underneath a laurel oak tree. Recently, I've noticed black ants that think they've found a new home.
    A
    We would recommend using an aerosol product like Phantom along the crevices of the car where they are trailing. The Phantom is a delayed kill so it will get not only the ones that are coming in your car but also any other ants they come into contact with in their nest to eliminate the entire problem. 

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  • 04/22/2014Tony from Newark, Nj


    Q
    How do you clean up a stain Phantom Aerosol Spray left on my couch?
    I used Phantom aerosol for crack & crevice treatment on our leather couch with wooden legs. I was under the impression that this product does not stain and goes on clear according to the label. The next day, my couch was ruined. It seems like a white residue has formed where the product was sprayed. Is this normal? What should we do? Is this something that can come off or has the chemical penetrated and stripped the materials? Please advise. Thank you.
    A
    Phantom Aerosol Spray does not stain, when applied as directed. It is only labeled to be applied to seems and folds of furniture, mattresses, etc. Please contact BASF 800-526-1072 for further assistance with removing a stain.

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  • 12/17/2013Monal from Houston, Tx


    Q
    Can phantom aerosol spray in the kitchen drawers, cabinets & pantry that is empty?
    Can phantom aerosol spray be used in the kitchen drawers, cabinets & pantry that is empty as a precautionary measure?
    A
    Phantom is labeled to be used in food handling areas, but per the Label, it cannot be used in kitchen cabinets. You can use a product like Cy-kick Aerosol in the cracks and crevices of the cabinets. Be sure that all food and food handling items are removed.

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  • 01/31/2014Lisa from Richardson Texas


    Q
    Treating for bed bugs
    I have sprayed all the mattresses with BEDLAM, let them dry and have put mattress encasements on and box spring encasements. Zip tied them shut. I sprayed the frame of all three beds. Now......in the kids rooms there are toys toys toys!!! Books, baby dolls, stuffed animals, Legos, ect... I have put them in the middle of the room and an feelng pretty overwhelmed looking at the pile and wonder, how do I tackle this? I also still have to hit the closets. So my question is: how do I handle all these toys? I can't bag them and put them away for a 1 & 1/2 year. Would you put the toys in a bag, spray them with bedlam, close the bag up for a week or so and then wash them In the dishwasher? And do you think the bugs would be In the Legos? Very overwhelmed. Should I spray the game room since the kids take toys back and forth from the game room to the bedrooms? Sorry so long and thanks for your help.
    A

    You are not alone in this Bed Bug Battle. We do not recommend spraying the toys with Bedlam. When it comes to furniture and mattresses, you really want to apply to seams and folds.We recommend using Nuvan Strips. You can put the items like toys into plastic bins or tightly sealed trash bags. You want to leave them sealed for 1-2 weeks. Nuvan Strips kill by vapors that emerge slowly over time and control pests exposed to the vapors. Bed bugs can enter pretty much anywhere, even nail heads. They can enter inside of legos. Yes, you do want to spray the play room. In fact, it is highly recommended to re treat once every two weeks. Keep treating until you have gone 30 days without any evidence of bed bugs. We would also recommend to read our article How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs. You will read that it really takes more than one product to eradicate Bed Bugs. Please visit our bed bug kits which do include Bedlam. Please let us know if you have any more questions.


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  • 04/27/2013James from Philadelphia,pa.


    Q
    Does Phantom have its own brand of spray equipment?
    A
    No, Phantom does not have its own brand of spray equipment. You can use a regular hand pump sprayer for most applications.

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  • 02/03/2016Candis from Hastings, Mi


    Q
    Will Phantom II Aerosol Spray work on wasps?
    A

    Yes, Phantom II Aerosol Spray is labeled for wasps, however it will not provide instant knockdown for them. Please see our Wasp Pest Guide for more information about treating for this pest.


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  • 09/24/2014John from Cleveland, Ohio


    Q
    I have Phantom, Gentrol and Temprid sc. What is a good schedule apply for bed bugs?
    Can I spray all at once in same locations? Can they be mixed?
    A
    Phantom Aerosol should only be used once every four weeks. Gentrol and Temprid should be mixed together in a pump sprayer and applied every 7-14 days. You should not apply the Phantom and the Gentrol/Temprid mix to the same locations as it is not needed. Phantom should be used in cracks and crevices at a maximum rate of 2 seconds of spray per linear foot and the Gentrol/Temprid mix should be applied to other areas of the room such as baseboards, window frames, door frames, bed frame, etc. Please read over our Bed Bug Treatment Guide for more information regarding bed bug treatments.

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