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Where in my home can I use Advantage® Household Spot & Crevice Spray?

This flea spray for furniture and carpet can be used on cracks, crevices, harborages, bed frames, box springs, inside empty dressers, furniture and clothes closets, carpet edges, high and low wall moldings, behind headboards, pictures, wallpaper edges, luggage, baseboards, carpet, floor, rugs, under refrigerators, cabinets, sinks and stoves. You can also treat interior entry points such as doors, and around windows and water pipes, as well as pet sleeping quarters, bedding, carpeting, floor and floor covering where pets are kept.

However, do not apply flea spray for furniture to surfaces where prolonged human contact will occur, such as pillows, bedding or clothing, as it may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. Be sure to remove pets and birds, and cover fish aquariums before spraying.

Additionally, when using this spot spray, all food preparation and eating surfaces as well as utensils should be covered during treatment or thoroughly washed before use.

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

How does flea spray work, like Advantage® Household Spot & Crevice Spray, to control fleas, ticks, bed bugs and other household pests?

The active ingredients in Advantage® Household Spot & Crevice Spray are specially formulated to kill household pests — fleas, ticks, bed bugs, and crawling insects and spiders.

To Kill Bed Bugs and Bed Bug Eggs: Apply as a spot treatment to cracks and crevices and/or harborages where evidence of bed bugs occurs, including bed frames, box springs, inside empty dressers, furniture and clothes closets, carpet edges, high and low wall moldings, behind headboards, pictures, wallpaper edges and luggage. Do not make surface applications to mattress or bedding. Mattress treatments must be limited to seam, folds and edges only. Spray bed bugs directly whenever possible. Do not treat pillows, bedding or clothing, and remove linens and wash before reuse. Allow treated mattress to dry thoroughly before remaking the bed. Remove all clothes and other articles from dressers or clothes closets before an application. Allow all treated areas to dry thoroughly before use.

To Kill Listed Crawling Insects and Spiders: Spray as a spot or crack-and-crevice application where insects are harboring, moving or breeding. Treat feeding or hiding areas such as baseboards, carpet, floor, rugs, under refrigerators, cabinets, sinks and stoves. Also remember to treat interior entry points such as doors, and around windows and water pipes.

To Kill Brown Dog Ticks and Fleas: Spray around beds, furniture and your pet’s habitat. Spray your pet’s sleeping quarters, bedding, carpeting, floor and floor covering where pets are kept. Do not apply to your pet. Use only a recommended pet spray on pets.

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

How do I use Advantage® Household Spot & Crevice Spray?

Shake well before each use, and use only as a spot treatment or crack-and-crevice application in residences. It’s important to spray in an inconspicuous area to test for the unlikely possibility of staining or discoloration. After it dries, evaluate the test area. Then, when you’re ready to apply, follow these instructions on how to use flea spray:

  1. Turn the spray nozzle to open.
  2. Adjust nozzle as desired.
  3. Hold 8 to 10 inches from the surface to be sprayed.
  4. Spray surface until slightly damp.

Do not allow children or pets to come into contact with treated areas until surfaces are dry. Allow sprayed articles and surfaces to dry thoroughly before using or replacing bedding. Be sure to thoroughly read product label directions and precautionary statements before use.
 

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.

Where in my home can I use Advantage® Carpet & Upholstery Spot Spray?

This flea spray can be used on many areas in your home, including cracks, crevices, walls, baseboards, floors, floorboards, carpets, rugs, closets, mattresses, box springs, headboards, under refrigerators, cabinets, sinks and stoves. It can also treat interior entry points such as doors, and around windows and water pipes.

However, do not apply this indoor flea spray to surfaces where prolonged human contact will occur — such as bed linens — as it may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. And be sure to remove pets and birds, and cover fish aquariums before spraying. Additionally, when using this flea spray for home, all food preparation and eating surfaces as well as utensils should be covered during treatment, or thoroughly washed before use.

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

How does Advantage® Carpet & Upholstery Spot Spray work to control fleas, ticks, bed bugs and other household pests?

The ingredients in Advantage® Carpet & Upholstery Spot Spray are specially formulated to kill household pests – fleas, ticks, bed bugs and dust mites.

To Kill Brown Dog Ticks and Fleas: Spray Advantage® flea spray around beds, furniture and pet’s habitat. Also spray pet sleeping quarters, bedding, carpeting, floor and floor covering where pets are kept. Use only a recommended pet spray on pets.

To Kill Bed Bugs and Bed Bug Eggs: Spray bugs directly when possible. Apply on and around bed frames, headboards, floors, carpeting, baseboards, furniture, moldings, ceilings and walls. For infested mattresses, apply to tufts, folds, edges, sides and seams until moist. Allow to dry before remaking bed. For infested furniture, apply only to tufts, seams, folds and edges. Do not apply to surfaces where prolonged human contact will occur. Also for spot treatment of luggage, closets, drapes and other window or wall appointments.

To Kill Dust Mites: Thoroughly vacuum entire room, concentrating on areas where mites congregate, such as mattresses, box springs, headboards, walls, floors, carpeting and baseboards. Then spray surfaces until damp.

To Kill Crawling Insects: Spray as a spot or crack-and-crevice application where insects are harboring, moving or breeding. Treat feeding or hiding areas such as baseboards, carpet, floor, rugs, under refrigerators, cabinets, sinks and stoves. Also treat any interior entry points such as doors, and around windows and water pipes.

To Kill Clothes Moths and Carpet Beetles: Apply as a spot treatment to cracks and crevices on and around baseboards, floorboards, furniture and around the edges of carpet. Apply as a spot spray to carpet, rugs, closets, baseboards, furniture, and on floor and floor coverings. When treating carpets or rugs, spray sufficient amount to get into the base where larval stages are feeding. Spray both top and bottom surface of rugs or floor coverings when possible.

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

How do I use Advantage® Carpet & Upholstery Spot Spray in my house?

Advantage® Carpet & Upholstery Spot Spray should be used only as a spot treatment or crack-and-crevice application in residences. To get started, spray the spot treatment in an inconspicuous area to test for possible staining or discoloration. Then, evaluate the test area after drying. When you’re ready to use, follow the Advantage® Carpet & Upholstery Spray directions:

  1. Hold container upright with nozzle aimed away from you.
  2. Spray surfaces from a distance of 8 to 10 inches until slightly damp.
  3. Vacate room after treatment and ventilate before reoccupying.
  4. Do not allow children or pets to contact treated areas until surfaces are dry.
  5. Allow sprayed articles and surfaces to dry thoroughly before using or replacing bedding.

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