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Chris from Gates, Nc writes,

What is a good pesticide for the perimeter of my house?

I live in north east North Carolina and I am looking for a good concentrate that I can mix and spray around the outside and inside the crawl space of my house.


Our most popular general use product is called Talstar.  It is widely used by pest control companies because it is labeled for almost every insect you could have a problem with and you can use it outside the home as well as inside, it is odorless and very safe for use around children and pets.  It is a liquid concentrate that you mix with water in a one gallon hand pump sprayer.  It will last for 60 to 90 days outside in between treatments.  It is also labeled for lawn and ornamental use, and can be used on trees, plants, bushes and shrubs for all sorts of ornamental pests including Japanese beetles, mosquitoes, and other leaf eating pests.

Answer last updated on: 01/26/2012

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