2. FAQs



Yes, AMDRO® Ant Block® Home Perimeter Ant Bait is effective in the control of fire ants (both imported and native). 
AMDRO® Ant Block® Home Perimeter Ant Bait is effective in the control of 25 species of ants including: acrobat ants, Allegheny mound ants, Argentine ants, bigheaded ants, black turf ants, carpenter ants, citronella ants, cornfield ants, crazy ants, field ants, fire ants (imported and native), ghost ants, harvester ants, honey ants, lawn ants, little black ants, nuisance ants, odorous house ants, pavement ants, Pharaoh ants, pyramid ants, Southern ants, thief ants, white-footed ants ant the Texas leafcutting ant.
We offer many products that can be used in the treatment of fire ants but if you want fast results, we recommend using AMDRO Quick Kill® Outdoor Insect Killer Ready-to-Spray or Liquid Concentrate. The unique formula kills insects by contact, provide same day control and keeps working for 3 months.

To prevent ant infestations inside the home, we recommend treating the problem from the outside. AMDRO® Ant Block® Home Perimeter Ant Bait kills ants at their source.

For maximum ant control, use AMDRO® Kills Ants™ Ant Killing Bait Stations or Stakes inside and around your home for additional protection against ants.

No, AMDRO® Ant Block® Home Perimeter Ant Bait, AMDRO® Fire Ant Bait & AMDRO® Fire Ant Yard Treatment, are not permitted for use in vegetable gardens.
AMDRO® Ant Block® Home Perimeter Ant Bait is a granular bait; Not a contact spray. Product should be applied when ants are foraging, early morning or late evening and not when bees are actively pollinating to prevent incidental contact. Bees are also liquid feeders; They do not consume granular baits.
Do not apply this product in a way that will contact any person or pet, either directly or through drift. Keep people and pets out of area during application. Children and pets can only return to the treated area after the dusts have settled when applying the granular product.

AMDRO® Ant Block® works best when dry. Ants don’t find the bait as appealing when it is wet, therefore you would want to keep the bait dry.

AMDRO® Ant Block® Home Perimeter Ant Bait should not be applied to wet grounds or grass, if rain is expected within 24 hours, or when temperatures are below 50°F. Reapplication of product is recommended if it rains or if irrigation occurs after bait is applied

No additional action is needed to activate the product. AMDRO Bait Stations and Stakes are ready to use right out of the box. The ant bait, which is a thick gel substance, is accessible to ants through the pre-cut hole without any consumer manipulation.

Multi-Insect Control / Yard Pests

AMDRO Quick Kill® Outdoor Insect Killer RTS & Concentrate contains Zeta-Cypermethrin which has a low-toxicity content to mammals or your furry pets at home. But for best practice, always keep children and animals out of the treated area until the spray has dried. Follow label directions for use.
No, AMDRO Quick Kill® Outdoor Insect Killer RTS or Concentrate can be used on lawns, listed fruits and vegetables, trees and shrubs, roses and flowers, and outside surfaces of buildings when used in accordance to the label.
We recommend keeping people and pets outside the treated area until the treated area product has dried.

This product kills over 500 insects! For a full list of the type of pests controlled by this product, refer to the product label or go here for more information.

You will need to water the granules in after you apply AMDRO Quick Kill® Lawn Insect Killer. Once the treated area has dried, pets can enter.

The 10 lb. bag treats 8,300 square feet, and the 20 lb. bag treats up to 16,600 square feet. Use a push or handheld spreader to apply these granules evenly at a rate of 1.2 pounds per 500 square feet. Lightly water the treated area immediately after application to aid in control. Consult the label for spreader direction and recommend the spreader should always be calibrated according to manufacturing guidelines.


AMDRO Quick Kill® Mosquito Yard Spray will kill adult mosquitoes that come into contact with the spray. If you see renewed insect activity you can reapply, but no more often than once every 7 days. As long as the directions on the bottle are followed correctly, we do not expect any harm to people or pets. 
No, this product is not intended to be used in water sites where mosquitoes breed, therefore it would not kill mosquito larvae. If you want a product that kills mosquito larvicides, you can use the AMDRO Quick Kill® Mosquito Bombs or the AMDRO Quick Kill® Mosquito Pellets.
No, this product will not harm turf grasses when it is applied correctly according to the directions on the bottle.
If you are not currently using the swimming pool, we suggest using the Quick Kill Mosquito Bombs to treat larvae. Otherwise, we recommend resuming your regular seasonal pool maintenance, as water movement and chlorine will discourage mosquito development. If you are seeing flying mosquitoes, we recommend using one of our adulticide products – AMDRO Quick Kill Mosquito Yard Spray or Mosquito Fogger.

Yes, the AMDRO Quick Kill Mosquito Bombs can be used in ponds with plants and aquatic life as well as in animal watering troughs. For more sites, please visit our product detail page for the Bombs here and the Pellets here.

The CDC recommends Integrated Mosquito Management to control mosquitoes.

i. Find and monitor places where adult mosquitoes lay eggs

ii. Remove places where mosquitoes lay eggs near water

iii. Control mosquito larvae and pupae in standing water by using larvicides

iv. Control adult mosquitoes by using adulticides to kill biting adults

IMM uses methods that, when followed correctly, are safe and have been scientifically proven to reduce mosquito populations.

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/

Step 1: Kill mosquito larvae using larvicides

Step 2: Kill adult mosquitoes that transmit diseases with adulticides

For more information, go to www.quickkill.com/mosquito