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Non-repellent Insecticides for Ant Control

When choosing an insecticide to use against ants, there are two types to choose from: Repellent insecticides and non-repellent insecticides. Non-repellents are the overwhelmingly popular choice these days, and with good reason. Ants can’t detect these “invisible” insecticides and, therefore, readily crawl through them. As these ants return to the nest, they are unknowingly tracking the insecticide with them and transferring it to their nest mates. Over time, this eliminates all of the ants including the queen. While this method is slower than some, it usually results in complete eradication of the ant colony.

Spray around the foundation of your house and other entry points such as around doors, windows and exterior openings such as where electrical or cable wires connect.

Taurus SC and FUSE Insecticides are the top choices for liquid non-repellent insecticides for ant control. FUSE has a more flexible label than Taurus. You may spray FUSE more frequently and at different band widths..

Taurus SC

  • Taurus SC (same as Termidor SC- Fipronil 9.7 )
  • Mix Taurus at 0.8 oz per gallon of water and spray a low volume spray up to 18 inches out and 18 inches up the perimeter of your home as a banded spray.
  • Labeled for twice a year spraying
  • Taurus SC 20 oz yields 25 gallons and the 78 oz yields 100 gallons
FUSE
  • FUSE - ( Imidacloprid 21.4% and Fipronil 6.6%)
  • Mix 0.3 to 0.6 oz per gallon of water. Spray as a low pressure spray along the foundation.
  • FUSE may be applied twice or eight times a year, depending on the dosage strength and size of bands around the house.
  • FUSE 7.5 oz yields 13-26 gallons, 27.5 yields 50-100 gallons
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  1. Taurus SC 20 oz

    Starting at: $43.50

    Taurus SC Insecticide and Termiticide with 9.1 % Fipronil has the same active ingredient and label as the well known Termidor SC. Taurus SC is a non-repellent insecticide labeled for termite treatments and home perimeter treatments. Since Taurus is a non-repellent, the insects do not know it is there, so they don't make attempts to avoid it. They will cross over it, and consume or spread Taurus SC throughout the entire colony. It is a water-based suspension concentrate for pre and post-construction termite applications, and to control perimeter pests.

    Taurus SC will exterminate termite colonies in a little as 3 months on average. As an ant control product it is proven to be a very effective ant killer working in just a couple of weeks.

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  2. FUSE Foam

    FUSE Foam is a ready to use foam that combines two active non-repellent active ingredients,(Fipronil 0.005% and Imidacloprid 0.025%) for direct injection in listed areas where termites, ants, and listed pests have infested. FUSE Foam is an expanding foam with a 30:1 expansion ratio to foam into ant and termite nests and galleries and structural voids. When sprayed, FUSE Foam expands with an expansion ratio of 30:1, uses one oz of product in approximately 5 seconds producing about 1 quart of foam.

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  3. Spectre 2 SC

    Spectre 2 SC, with Chlorfenpyr 21.45%, may be compared to the popular non-repellent Phantom Insecticide, but more economical. As a non-repellent insecticide, Spectre 2 SC is not detectable to the insects (so the insects do not avoid it). It is a very low odor (almost odorless) and a long-lasting residual insecticide. It will kill many types of ants (see label), bed bugs, grain beetles, boxelder bugs, house crickets, roaches, spiders, scorpions and more. As these pest come in contact with it, they share it with other insects, spreading it to those that have not come in contact with it.

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  4. Spectre PS

    Spectre PS aerosol can be compared to Phantom Aerosol with the same formulation of 0.5% Chlorfenapyr. Both Spectre and Phantom products are classified as non-repellents. As a non-repellent insecticide, the insects cannot detect its presence, allowing the insects to cross over its chemical placements, instead of avoiding the area. Spectre PS does not stain and may be combined with any roach baiting program and is an excellent product for fabric pests.

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  5. Advion WDG

    Advion WDG is a water-dispersible granule that contains 20.0% Indoxacarb. This flexible and non-repellent insecticide may be applied both inside and outside in both residential and commercial locations. Advion WDG with indoxacarb is the only sprayable insecticide in its class (Oxadiazine chemistry). It is perfect for the control of pyrethroid-resistant insects and controls over 20 different crawling and flying insects including roaches, ants, crickets, stink bugs, house flies and more.

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  6. FUSE Termiticide & Insecticide -27.5 oz

    Starting at: $72.50

    FUSE insecticide/termiticide uses a combination of active ingredients with various modes of action for an unique and effective product. This combined chemistry by Control Solutions uses two non-repellents, imidacloprid and fipronil for very effective termite and perimeter pest control applications. It not only controls termites and ants, but a number of outside perimeter pests.

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  7. Dominion 2L - 27.5 oz.

    Starting at: $24.54

    Active ingredient in Dominion 2L is Imidacloprid 21.4 which is a neonicotinoid, which is a class of neuro-active insecticides modeled after nicotine.

    Dominion 2L Insecticide (Imidacloprid 21.4)

    Dominion 2L is one of the most versatile, effective, and economical insecticides on the market. Dominion 2L contains imidacloprid which is a non-repellent. We have recommended it for years against termites and ants, and it continues to prove effective. Ants and termites can't detect the Dominion 2L Insecticide, so they crawl through it, and unknowingly track it back to the nest. Once there it eliminates the entire colony. For termite control, an average house would need 100 gallon yield, using 4 gallons per 10 linear feet. The exterior perimeter label of Dominion 2L which allows you to focus your treatments where termite infestations are most likely to occur .

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  8. Non Repellent Ant  Kit -Taurus SC and Spectre Aerosol
    $64.36

    Taurus SC may be used outside with around the perimeter and possible entry points (windows and doors). The Spectre Aerosol, with its crack and crevice tool, may be used inside for ant control.

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  9. Phantom  II Aerosol

    Phantom Pressurized Aerosol Spray delivers the power and effectiveness of Phantom Insecticide in a convenient and easy-to-use aerosol can with an active ingredient Chlorfenapyr 0.5%. Phantom Aerosol by BASF has changed to "Phantom II", with the same active ingredient, Chlorfenapyr 0.5%. Phantom II now has less odor.

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  10. Alpine Aerosol PT

    Alpine aerosol pressurized insecticide with Dinotefuran  is not only a very safe insecticide (reduced risk ) but is a nonrepellent aerosol(insects don't know it is there) for control of crawling and flying insects. Alpine works great on insecticide-resistant bed bugs.
    Also labeled for ants, beetles, flies and more. 
    Three  great features: Reduced Risk , Non Repellent (insects don't know where it is) and effective against many resistant insects.
    Alpine Aerosol is approved for use in New York.

    Can not be shipped by expedited choices, per air regulations.

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