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Vin writes,

Sevin Dust 5% controls carpenter ants?

Does Sevin Carbaryl dust control carpenter ants?


Sevin Dust 5% is not labeled for Carpenter Ants. We recommend using Carpenter Ant kit 2.

First, this kit contains Dominion. Dominion is a sprayable liquid bait that makes up to 48 gallons of solution (enough to provide several years of outdoor protection) and can be sprayed around the outside of your home to provide a long-lasting barrier against carpenter ants and other ant species. Ants pick up the Dominion 2L on their bodies and spread it to other ants, eventually eliminating the entire colony.

This kit also includes Advance Carpenter Ant Bait for outdoor control/indoor control and Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait Gel for indoor control. The Advance Carpenter Ant Bait is great for sprinkling in a 2 foot barrier around the outside of your home to provide a food source that outside ants are looking for. It can also be applied around wood piles, trees, stumps, or other areas of harborage. Advance Carpenter Ant Bait can also be used indoors in bait plate stations. The Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait is for indoor control and should be placed where you see ant activity inside. The ants will eat the bait and take it back to the nest spreading it around to the other colony members. You will need a pressurized garden pump sprayer to apply the Dominion 2L. We recommend using the Chapin Premier 1 Gallon Sprayer.

- See more at: http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/carpenter-ant-kit-p-1054.html#sthash.Cqy9sSda.dpuf

Answer last updated on: 08/16/2014

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