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DIY Complete Carpenter Ant Bait Kit

Walt Cline - Pest Control Professional Pro Tip: "Tracking capenter ants is easy, you just have to stay up late and have a flashlight. They like to travel on edges and corners of your house. That is where you put the bait. You spray Taurus where the house meets the ground around 8 inches in each direction."

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DIY Complete Carpenter Ant Bait Kit

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DIY Complete Carpenter Ant Bait Kit :

Use Taurus SC  outside and the baits either in or outside


1 -Advance 375 A Ant Granular Bait 8 oz.(protein needs)

1 -Maxforce Carpenter Ant Gel Bait Syringes (sugar needs)(MAX FORCE )

1 -20 oz Taurus SC  Non Repellent Insecticide 

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DIY Complete Carpenter Ant Bait Kit

Two types of baits to use for carpenter ants. The Advance 375 A Select Bait may be used for other ants as well and will feed their protein requirements. The Maxforce Carpenter Ant Gel is an excellent bait to feed their sugar requirements. The ants will either take one or the other, depending on the needs of that certain ant colony.

Taurus SC  is the preferred choice of insecticide, because it is a non repellent insecticide. Because the ants can't detect it, they don't avoid it, tracking it back to the nest. Taurus SC is to be used outside only.

Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait Kit contains:

1 x 8 oz Advance 375 A-For Protein Needs of Ant Colony
Advance works well with Maxforce Carpenter Ant Gel. This bait formulation combines a mixture of foods and the delayed action insecticide, abamectin. Advance 375 A Ant Bait is an ant bait for various ants in granular form. This smaller bait matrix in Advance 375 A Ant Bait works well on both the Pennsylvania carpenter ants as well as the Florida carpenter ants. Advance Granular Carpenter Ant Bait is a ready-to-use product for use in controlling carpenter ants both indoors and outdoors.

Broadcast application:  Use this product at a rate of 8 oz. per 1/2 acre. Apply the product as uniformly as possible. Repeat application as necessary.
Around structures:  Lightly sprinkle evenly in a band approximately 1-2 feet wide around the foundation of the building. Treat visible trails with approximately 1 ounce of product.

Indoors: Locate ant activity and follow ants back to voids. Apply product to cracks and crevices or voids where ants are active. In heavily traveled sites , use up to 1.5 ounces of product.

Label & MSDS

1 x 27gram  x Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait Gel-For Sugar Needs
Maxforce Carpenter Ant bait gel provides FAST CONTROL of carpenter ants in 3-5 days. The high moisture content of this gel enhances the attractiveness to target carpenter ants. The attractiveness is greatest within two weeks of application. Maxforce Carpenter Ant Gel may be used inside and outside.

Apply : in spots in cracks and crevices. For best results, place many spots or dabs of gel where you see ants foraging and entering structures. Apply Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait Gel up to 1 gram per spot.
Label & MSDS

1 20 oz x Taurus SC
Taurus SC is the preferred choice of insecticide, because it is a non repellent insecticide. Because the ants can't detect it, they don't avoid it; they track it back to the nest. Taurus SC is used outside around the perimeter, sprayed 2-4 times a year; not for inside use. 

Mix : 0.8 oz per gallon of water

Label & MSDS

Additional Information

Additional Information

Pro Tips Tracking capenter ants is easy, you just have to stay up late and have a flashlight. They like to travel on edges and corners of your house. That is where you put the bait. You spray Taurus where the house meets the ground around 8 inches in each direction.
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Product Label Advance375A label.pdf
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Customer Reviews 16 item(s)

Worked on my carpenter ant problem
I had seen carpenter ants in various rooms of the house and just about called an exterminator. I don't know whether the nest was in the house or one of the trees in the yard. I ordered the kit. I put out little piles of the Advance 375A near the garage doors where I had seen the coming and going.They had been climbing the brick and going up under the siding. Got up the next day and it was gone, so I put out some more. Same thing. Gone the next morning. After a couple of days the concrete driveway was littered with hundreds of ant corpses and a few staggering around aimlessly. I haven't sprayed the Taurus yet since it has rained nearly every afternoon since it arrived. They weren't really interested in the Maxforce, but they gobbled up the Advance. I haven't seen a live ant in the house or going up the brick since I saw all the dead ones. I tried some on a fire ant hill and they took every bit of it down in the nest. Waiting to see what happens in a day or so. I had carpenter ants back in 96 and had to replace subfloors in the dining and living rooms and didn't want to go through that mess again. I am going to keep some of this on the shelf and keep a few little piles of it out just in case. I have to say, from what ants I have seen I am totally impressed. When it dries up I am going to spray the Taurus around the house for extra insurance. I will definitely order more of this stuff.
Review by Toby W / (Posted on 8/22/2018)
Worked fast
Bought the kit. It's been raining a lot lately so I only put out a little of gel and advance 375A in two dry areas until I could mount a better attack when the weather dries out. Much to my surprise, the next day I notice a decrease in ants. Two days later they're all gone. Still need to treat a few more areas but this stuff works. Will to putting down the Taurus SC to prevent any future problems. Highest recommendations.
Review by lpburdek / (Posted on 6/1/2018)
great stuff
stuff works I'm glad I bought the kit and I will buy again
Review by bj / (Posted on 6/7/2017)
You MUST have the Carpenter Ant Bait KIT!!!
The baits performed exactly as advertised! 4 days after eating the granules and sweet injectable insecticide, we saw HUNDREDS of dead carpenter ants and pharaoh ants. Killed two LARGE Colonies of each. These products KILLED with the EXTREME PREJUDICE. No Mercy!
Review by Frank / (Posted on 5/24/2017)
Saved me hundreds if not thousands.
Did exactly as advertised. After 4 days of baiting every night where I seen them traveling in and out of a crack in the house they stopped. For several nights after I searched around the house for any trails, so if they decided to move elsewhere there might be a crack, i couldnt find another trail again. Its been over a month now and no trails have been seen after the 4th day. I spray around the base of the house to prevent them coming back and even though I have allot of bait left it's better to have too much than too little in this particular case.
Review by Jnor / (Posted on 4/28/2017)
Awesome Product!
It worked for us in a matter of a few days. Thanks! I would recommend adding a few bait stations to the kit! We ordered a 12 pack and only needed to use 1 to take care of our ant problem.
Review by Chris K / (Posted on 4/6/2017)
Great Product
This is a great combo. 3 days after application no more ants. I had tried many other products and sprays from a hardware store with no success. This was just what I needed to get rid of a huge colony of ants.
Review by Great / (Posted on 9/28/2016)
Great product and service
Product worked great. We had a very wet summer and the ants were everywhere 2 days after first application greatly reduced numbers and after 5 days they weren't around house at all.
Review by JP / (Posted on 9/26/2016)
Overall satisfied
I found this product both good and bad.
Bad- Instructions for use are non-existent as far as placement/coverage area of bait trays. Also, does the spray application need to be reapplied after rain?
- Also, the bait molded quickly.
Good - It is much less expensive than pest control companies.

Overall, I haven't seen any more Carpenters Ants since starting use of this product so I am satisfied.
Review by Roger / (Posted on 9/8/2016)
It WORKS like it's advertise.
The free shipping was faster than i expected, after i received the kits, i put out the two baits on the carpenter ants trail 3 days in a row and within a few days after that, i saw a lot of dead ants and i have not see any more carpenter ants for 2 weeks now. I had tried so many products from the home improvement stores, but none works. This stuffs really works and i did not have to use the spray liquid just yet but i will sometime later if i see the ants . Look back i was about to given it up and call out the exterminator for them to do it. i am happy that it works so i save myself some money and i am highly recommend this products.
Review by ANDY / (Posted on 7/27/2016)
Exceeded expectations
Worked great!!!!! Ants flocked to it. 3-4 days later no more ants! Terminix wanted $650 but guaranteed there work??!!
Review by Tom / (Posted on 6/29/2016)
Great service and mix of product and great results
Using the standard shipping only took 3 days which was way faster than I thought. Then putting the baits out in the high traffic areas was easy and showed activity almost instantly. My carpenter ant problems were a thing of the past. It only took 2 days and I haven't seen one since. The baits were so effective that I haven't had to put down the spray but plan to in the future for the belt and suspenders approach.bthis was my first purchase from DIY and I wouldn't hesitate to purchase again.
Review by Tim / (Posted on 6/23/2016)
Not completely convinced
The spray worked great however the two baits weren't worth purchasing, the ants would not touch either one. So I have temperarily gotten the problem solved but did not kill the colony since they would not take the baits.
Review by Dee / (Posted on 6/16/2016)
It works
I did purchase DIY Carpenter Ant Bait kit, and it works...I got rid of my carpenter ants
Review by Gordan / (Posted on 5/10/2016)
Excellent results
Researched, then used various over the counter ant poisons - no results. Used Maxforce by trails, and ats were gone (except for the bodies).
Review by DIY Dave / (Posted on 8/24/2015)
Effective & Easy
I love using these products since they work very well. The bait was gobbled up by our carpenter ants and the perimeter spray is excellent and effective. My husband used the dust and it finished off the nest.
Review by Excellent Quality / (Posted on 9/10/2014)

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