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Advantage® Household Fogger
How long does the Advantage® Household Fogger take to work?

After activating the canister, a flea bomb typically takes about two (2) hours to completely release. Do not remain in treated area. Vacate the treated house, individual apartment unit, or other structure immediately. Do not re-enter for two (2) hours.

After two (2) hours, windows, doors and vents need to be opened to ventilate the area for two (2) hours. However, if an odor is still detected, additional ventilation is required.

From start to finish, it typically takes approximately four (4) hours to flea bomb a house. Be sure to thoroughly read product label directions and precautionary statements before use.

What does the Advantage® Household Fogger treat my home for?

The Advantage® Household Fogger contains a combination of ingredients that kills adult and preadult fleas, including flea eggs for 7 months.

The flea and tick fogger also kills the following listed insects: Cockroaches, Smokey Brown Cockroaches, Brown Banded Cockroaches, Asian Cockroaches, German Cockroaches, American Cockroaches, Australian Cockroaches, Waterbugs, Palmetto Bugs, Granary Insects, Flat Grain Beetles, Cadelles, Rice Weevils, Flour Beetles, Cigarette Beetles, Drugstore Beetles, Lesser Grain Borers, Merchant Grain Beetles, Saw-toothed Grain Beetles, Grain Weevils, Warehouse Beetles, Red Flour Beetles, Sowbugs, Millipedes, Beetles, Ground Beetles, Elm Leaf Beetles, Boxelder Bugs, Earwigs, Lice, Pillbugs, Clover Mites, Carpet Beetles (Trogoderma), Midges, Flies, Gnats, Cluster Flies, Mosquitoes, Sciarid Flies, Firebats, Silverfish, Booklice, Bedbugs, Wood Borers (exposed stages), Grain Mites, Ticks that may carry and transmit Lyme disease, Brown Dog Ticks, Lone Star Ticks, Deer Ticks, Other Ixodid Species, American Dog Ticks, Gulf Coast Ticks, Foraging Ants, Carpenter Ants, Centipedes, Flying Moths, Almond Moths, Chocolate Moths, Tobacco Moths, Indian Meal Moths, Indian Mealworms, Angoumois Grain Moths, Hornets, Carpenter Bees, Wasps, Yellow Jackets and Cheese Mites.

Be sure to thoroughly read product label directions and precautionary statements before use.
 

How do flea bombs and foggers work?

Flea foggers and flea bombs work by releasing a specially formulated, pesticide-infused fog into an infested space to kill fleas and other insects.

Be sure to thoroughly read product label directions and precautionary statements before use.
 

How do I use the Advantage® Household Fogger for fleas in my home?

One canister of fogger will treat a room up to 16 ft x 16 ft with an 8 ft ceiling or 2,000 cubic ft of unobstructed space. However, do not use more than one fogger per room and do not use in small, enclosed spaces such as closets, cabinets, or under counters or tables. Avoid using Advantage® Household Fogger in a room 5 x 5 ft or smaller; instead, allow fog to enter from other rooms. See below for flea fogger directions.
Before You Fog:

  1. Remove or cover exposed food and drinking water before any application.
  2. Remove or cover dishes, utensils, food processing equipment and food preparation surfaces, or wash them before use.
  3. Be sure to remove pets and birds, as well as cover and turn off fish aquariums before activating canister.
  4. Shut off all exhaust fans and close all windows, doors and ventilators.
  5. Turn off ALL ignition sources such as pilot lights (shut off gas valves), other open flames or running electrical appliances that cycle off and on (i.e., refrigerators, thermostats, etc.)
  6. Cover wood floors and wood furniture in the immediate area around fogger with newspapers or a dropcloth.
  7. Open cabinets, cupboards, drawers, closets and doors in areas to be treated.
  8. Place a chair, small table or stand in the center of the room to be treated, and then cover with newspaper.
  9. Fill out and place a hang-tag on the door to the treated area to alert anyone with access to the treated area not to enter for two (2) hours.

To Start Fogging:

  1. Shake well before use and keep container upright.
  2. The canister sprays straight up, so it’s important to point the canister away from your face and eyes when releasing.
  3. To lock valve in position for automatic discharge, press the valve button down firmly until it snaps into place.
  4. Once the canister has been activated, place the canister on the chair, small table or stand (that is covered by newspaper) in the center of the room to be treated.
  5. For best results, treat all areas infested with fleas or other pests.
  6. Do not remain in the treated area. Vacate the treated house, individual apartment unit or other structure immediately.
  7. Do not re-enter for two (2) hours.

After Fogging: 

  1. Wait two (2) hours after application, and then open windows, vents and doors for two (2) hours. If an odor is still detectable, additional ventilation is required.
  2. For more effective control of storage pests and cockroaches, open all cupboard doors and drawers for better penetration of fog.
  3. Remove all infested foodstuffs and dispose of it in outdoor trash.
  4. For flea and tick control, thoroughly vacuum all carpeting, upholstered furniture, along baseboards, under furniture and in closets. Put vacuum bag into a sack and dispose of it in outdoor trash.

Warning: Use of a fogger in an enclosed space may cause the product to explode, resulting in injury to people or damage to property. Be sure to thoroughly read product label directions and precautionary statements before use.