Defender™ Home Defense Indoor & Outdoor Barrier Surface Spray

Defender™ Home Defense Indoor & Outdoor Barrier Surface Spray

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Defender™ Home Defense Indoor & Outdoor Barrier Spray is an effective indoor and outdoor insect spray that helps to remove 'creepy crawlies'. It combines the advantages of a contact insecticide and an effective barrier spray, Home Defense will kill pests and protect your property from further incursions.

Size
5L Ready-to-Use bottle with Comfort Wand battery-powered sprayer
When to use
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Features and benefits

  • Ready to use, do-it-yourself home pest control spray
  • Safe to use inside and outside your home
  • Effective against a broad range of common insects and spiders
  • Protects for up to 9 months (when sprayed on to nonporous, undercover surfaces)
  • Low toxicity
  • Home Defense is not a scheduled poison - it poses very minimal risk to humans, animals and birds

Kills and controls insects

The chemical in this product kills on contact with insects and spiders, as well as creating an effective barrier against these pests when applied in a band around the home, across doorways and around windows.

Suitable For

  • Control of common insect pests and spiders around the house and property, including papernest wasps, ants, cockroaches, fleas, flies and mosquitoes
  • May be sprayed in and around dog kennels and dog bedding for the control of fleas - remove food and water dishes first and keep pets away until the spray is completely dry

Not Suitable For

  • Do not apply to food plants
  • Do not apply in windy conditions when spray may drift on to food plants
  • Do not spray if bees are foraging
  • Do not apply within 2m of a fishpond or water containing fish or other aquatic life

Read Safety Directions before opening or using.

How to Use

  • Home Defense Indoor & Outdoor Barrier Surface Spray is a ready-to-use product - no dilution or mixing is needed. Simply attach the sprayer and you're ready to go.
  • Shake the container well before use
  • Connect sprayer as instructed on the back label of the container
  • Apply a thorough spray holding the nozzle 20-25cm from surfaces being treated
  • Spray evenly and to near the point of runoff - 3L should cover around 60m2

Exterior home protection

  • Apply in a band 2-3 metres wide on to soil or other surfaces around and directly adjacent to the house. If the treated band is disturbed or is exposed to rain, the product will need to be re-applied to maintain the barrier
  • Spray under the eaves, around window frames, behind downpipes and guttering and around outbuilding close to the house. Areas exposed to rain should be re-treated to maintain protection.
  • Spray in and around the letterbox
  • For houses built above ground level, spray under the house around stumps, floor joists and the underside of floorboards

Indoors

  • Ensure rooms being treated are well ventilated and remove any pets. Apply around the perimeter of each room paying attention to likely entry points.
  • Spray under cupboards, ovens and cooktops, under and behind refrigerators, etc - all potential hiding spots for insects and spiders.
  • Don't forget the roof cavity and around air vents, heating/cooling outlets and ducted vacuum points.
  • Wait until the spray has completely dried before allowing pets or children back into treated areas.

When to Use

  • Any time insect pests and spiders are present in and around the home.

Safety Information

  • Read the instructions on the product packaging before use and take particular note of any warnings or cautions on the label

Technical Details

  • Home Defense contains 0.5g/L bifenthrin, a new technology insecticide that is not a scheduled poison and is of very low toxicity to humans, animals and birds
  • The chemical in Home Defense, bifenthrin, works in two ways: by killing when sprayed directly on to insects and spiders (contact killing) & by direct contact with the chemical when it is sprayed on to surfaces around the home that insects and spiders may travel across (residual effect)
  • Residual control on non-porous surfaces (timber, fibre cement, ceramic, glass, aluminium, painted surfaces) may last for up to 9 months provided the surface is not exposed to weather or other factors that may disturb it.
  • On porous surfaces (bricks and concrete, for example) residual effect will be significantly shorter.

Health and Safety

Always read the pack label and product instructions carefully before use. For further information relating to product safety please review the product data safety sheet link below.

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