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  • 11/28/2016Pete from Victoria, Texas


    Q
    Is Suspend SC safe to spraying inside cabinets where dishes are stored?
    Our bug guy used this and sprayed inside our cabinets where we store our dishes. I look at him wondering if that was smart or safe but didnt say anything. Now Im wondering if that was wrong of him and is so what should or could I do now?
    A

    We would recommend washing your dishes if Suspend SC was sprayed in cabinets where they are stored. Your cabinets should be empty of dishes and food when this product is sprayed.


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  • 09/17/2014Kristy from Tampa, Fl


    Q
    Is Suspend SC safe for a home with infant and pets?
    An exterminator is going to use this product in my home, and I am concerned about safety for my 5 month old son, dog and two cats.
    A
    Yes, Suspend SC is safe once it is dry for children and pets. We would not recommend spraying when they are in the room. Once the product dries, it is safe for the children and pets to return to the room. It is colorless and virtually odorless so it will not be detable by them. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

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  • 07/17/2013Kris from Nashville, Tn


    Q
    Does Suspend SC effectively kill brown recluse spiders ?
    A
    Yes, Suspend SC will kill spiders after they travel through the treated area.

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  • 06/25/2010Anthony


    Q
    How often should I use Suspend SC around my house perimeter?
    I just used it around my perimeter and inside my basement. I had a lot of wolf spiders. How many times should I apply it or how often should I apply it?
    A
    Suspend SC can be applied once a month outdoors and every 3 months indoors. Use the higher concentration (1 ounce per gallon of water) outdoors for residual control.

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  • 07/29/2015Kalee from Huntingdon, Tennessee


    Q
    Will Suspend SC harm my dogs? What about birds, snakes, or lizards?
    Some of them eat bugs and I don't want one to die from it.
    A

    Suspend SC will not harm animals as long as it is used as directed.  You will need to keep pets out of the area while you are applying the product and until it has dried completely.  You may notice a reduction in the population of birds, snakes, and lizards over time, since Suspend SC will be killing the insects that are their food source, which will cause them to leave the area in order to find food elsewhere. 


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  • 06/29/2011Vicki


    Q
    When should I apply Suspend SC? When there is rain in the forecast?
    I want to spray for earwigs outside but the weather forecast is predicting rain for the next two days, then 1 dry day, and then another two days of rain. The earwigs come into the house more frequently when it's wet outside so I really want to spray but if the rain washes it all away is this a waste of time? Is there a recommended rule of thumb as to when to spray and when not to spray?
    A
    The rule of thumb when applying insecticides outdoors: You need 24 hours before and after the application with no rain. You could probably get away with just having 24 hours after spraying as long as the surface you are spraying is dry at the time of the application. If the area is still wet, Suspend SC will not be able to adhere to the surface and will wash away. If it rains right after the application, you will again have a situation where the product could be washed away.

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  • 06/04/2012Carla from Trenton, Il.


    Q
    Will suspend SC stain my vinyl siding if I spray the entire exterior of my home.
    We live in a heavily wooded area. Other pesticides have stained our siding in the past. If sprayed directly on the vinyl siding (I plan on spraying the entire exterior of my home) will it stain...ever...?
    A
    Suspend SC is a water based insecticide that should not stain anything that water itself would not stain. Having said that we always recommend that you test any product you choose on a small inconspicuous area to be sure staining will not occur. Sometimes old paint can be an issue when using any product.

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  • 01/31/2013Gram


    Q
    Can linens and clothing be washed in Suspend SC?
    A
    Suspend SC cannot be used as a washing additive. Any insect or insect egg on bedding or clothing will be killed in the normal washing/drying cycles and insecticides do not need to be added to the wash for this to happen. Adding insecticides in this way can be very dangerous for anyone using the items.

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  • 10/08/2014Don from Poinciana, Florida


    Q
    Is it acceptable to spray under the oven and frig. w/o moving them to access the cracks and crevices?
    A
    If you are unable to access the cracks and crevices behind appliances, using the wand on your hand pump sprayer, reach as far under the appliance as you can to apply the solution to the cracks and crevices and in between the appliances.

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  • 02/02/2016David from Atlanta, Ga


    Q
    Can I use Suspend SC with a backpack blower/ sprayer?
    A

    Yes, Suspend SC can be applied with a mist blower or a backpack sprayer.


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  • 04/14/2013Lee


    Q
    Is Suspend SC safe on carpet?
    bout 2 treat 4 fleas
    A
    Suspend SC is not labeled as a broadcast spray on carpets. However, you can use as a crack, crevice, perimeter spray indoors and out.

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  • 07/03/2010Susan


    Q
    Will Suspend SC kill ticks when applied to pastures?
    If so, how long is it effective? Also, how long should one wait before grazing horses?
    A
    Suspend SC can not be used in pastures that will be grazed by horses or cattle. You should contact your local agricultural department for product recommendations.

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  • 07/01/2013Gary from Denton, Texas


    Q
    Will Suspend SC kill bird mites?
    We have a bird mite infestation from a nest in our stove vent. The nest has been removed, but the mites are biting and driving us nuts.
    A
    Yes, Suspend SC will kill bird mites. Please check out our bird mite treatment page for tips and ideas on treating and preventing bird mites.

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  • 05/06/2014Jesse from Presque Isle, Maine


    Q
    How much Suspend SC do I use for a 1 liter pressure sprayer?
    A
    You would use .25 oz Suspend SC per liter of water.

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  • 06/13/2011Mike


    Q
    What is the best product for use around the house, Demon WP or Suspend SC?
    Have had some success with your Suspend product with the fire ants and large roaches. Silverfish are already in the house. Neighbors are recommending your Demon product for better barrier control for ants and roaches. Please recommend best overall product. Also recommend product for Silverfish.
    A
    Suspend SC and Demon WP are both synthetic pyrethroid products and both offer great control of the pests you mentioned. Demon WP will last a bit longer outdoors and since it is a wettable powder it also stays on the surface of porous areas such as concrete or wood which creates a greater opportunity for insects to come into contact with it. The downside to this is that Demon WP will leave behind a white powdery residue that is especially noticeable on dark surfaces. Both Demon WP and Suspend SC can be used indoors for silverfish control but because of the white powdery residue that Demon WP can leave behind it may be best to stick with Suspend SC for this use. You can also use Dekko Silverfish Paks to help control the silverfish in hidden areas indoors. Silverfish simply eat through the pack and ingest the poison inside. Place in closets, drawers, bookcases, basements, garages and other dark hidden places. Each pack lasts up to 4 months.

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  • 10/04/2011George from Beltsville Matyland


    Q
    Does Suspend SC expire or have an expiration date on it?
    A
    Suspend SC does not have an expiration date. You should use the bottle up within three years of the date of purchase to insure full efficacy.

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  • 03/10/2014Adrian from Greenville, Sc


    Q
    Some concerns from a parent and pet owner.
    My wife and I live in a small 3 bedroom house and have been having some problems with carpet beetles. We did a good vacuuming last fall and had no additional problems through the winter. Now this past week in March as the weather is starting to warm, I've been noticing adult beetles crawling around, more so in the kitchen area. We do not know how where they are getting in. They like to hang out around the stove and refrigerator (where we did a very thorough cleaning last fall because of them). We also noticed some larvae behind our couch because it's up against a wall and also under our bed around the baseboards. I have two questions: 1. Can this be applied to crevices where the baseboard meets the carpet? I was not sure if this would be OK or not since carpet is porous. I would only be treating the crevices, not the entire carpet area of course. Is this an acceptable application of the product? Or would I need something specifically for porous services? 2. I want to try doing the pest control on my own, but my main concern is obviously the safety of my child and pets. I know that this is safe for pets and kids after things have dried, but our child is 16 months old and into everything. I obviously would allow time for the product to completely dry. But say my kid decides for some reason he wan't to lick the carpet in the area that was treated and dried, (even though we try to keep an eye on him at all times), would there be a danger if something like that were to happen? Same question if a pet licked a dry treated area. These are my two main concerns about doing the treatment myself. Your answers are truly appreciated.
    A
    Yes, it seems that you are taking all the correct steps to treat for carpet beetles. Please review our Carpet Beetle control page. Along with persistant vacuuming, application of Suspend, we recommend to also use Gentrol IGR. Gentrol will further break down the reproduction cycle. Rest assured that after dilution, there is only a large enough active ingredient to kill small insects. Treated areas are safe for children and pets to be around after haing dried. This will take 1-2 hours. Please call us at 866-581-7378 so that we can better assist you with your treatment.

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  • 08/02/2012Christina from Del Rio Tx


    Q
    Does Suspend SC work well in killing scorpions?
    A
    Suspend is a good product for scorpions, however there are products that will yield faster results. 

    Our most popular product for Arizona residents is definitely our Demon WP.  Suspend SC and many other products are also good, but not as strong as Demon.  Since Demon WP is a powder that is mixed with water, it is easier for scorpions to pick up on their body and faster acting.  Demon WP packs a punch which is what you need for the Arizona scorpions, spiders, and other insects.  It is very effective, yet very safe around children and pets at the same time.  It is a general use product that is labeled for all insects and is a great all around use product.  You should re-apply the product every 30 to 60 days for best results. 

     

    Here is a link to the Demon WP: 

    http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/demon-wp-lb-jar-p-532.html

     

    Please let us know if you have any further questions.  We are here to help. 


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  • 04/15/2010Daniel


    Q
    If any of the Suspend SC were to get on the apple tree, would it damage the tree or the fruit?
    I have carpenter bees boring into my fence. There is also an apple tree in the immediate vicinity. If any of the Suspend SC were to get on the apple tree, would it damage the tree or the fruit? Thanks.
    A
    Suspend SC will not damage the tree or the apples.  However, if you are going to harvest the apples you should wash them just to be safe before consuming. It would be best to not spray on a windy day where there would be a possibility of getting the Suspend SC on the apples.

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  • 04/06/2014Paul from Westborough, Ma.


    Q
    I have sprayed with Suspend SC but still active with small ants (slowed down, but still there). They look like tiny black ants and move very fast. I think they came in with mail.
    A
    Suspend SC is a great general pest control concentrate. However, the ants will have to contact the treated areas in order to be eradicated. For small black ants outside, I would recommend applying Termidor SC (1ft up and 1ft out) directly around the exterior foundation. I would also apply InVict Xpress Granules to areas that have activity in the lawn.

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