Frequently Asked Questions

Ants

What Combat Products are Made to Kill Ants?

All Combat products contain a mixture of food that ants can’t resist mixed with a pesticide they can’t survive.

How Long Does it Take to Kill Ants with Combat® Products?

Combat makes numerous products specifically tailored to take care of any ant problem.

What is the best way to kill ants?

The best way to kill ants is to kill the entire colony at their source.

What kind of ants are affected by Combat®?

Most household ants are affected by Combat.

How do ants transfer the bait?

Ants transfer the baits by sharing food or coming into contact with one another.

Why do I see more ants after I use the product?

You see more ants after first placing ant baits and gels because it's working!

General

What are the Ingredients in Combat® Bait Stations?

Combat utilizes two effective ingredients to solve your ant and roach problems: fipronil and hydramethylnon. While the chemicals are different they are both fast and effective.

How Do I Activate the Bait Station?

Simply remove the bait station from the carton and plastic wrap, break apart.

Are Combat® Source Kill products less effective than Combat® Source Kill Max products?

Combat Source Kill products are not less effective than Combat Source Kill Max products - they are used in different ways.

Why aren’t ants and roaches trapped in the bait stations?

Roaches and ants aren't trapped in the bait stations because these insects take the bat from the stations back to their respective nests.

What is the difference between baits and gels?

Gels contain more liquid compared to solid baits.

I’m interested in distributing Combat® brand products internationally. How do I find out more?

For retailers interested in distributing Combat brand products internationally, please fill out the request form and a representative will respond to your inquiry.

Safety

What should I do if my kids, pets, or I come in contact with the bait?

The insecticide in our product has been formulated to specifically affect insects and is virtually non-toxic to humans. However, we recommend washing hands after contact for your own protection.

Are Combat® products safe to use around household pets?

The active ingredient in our Combat® ant baits and gels have been designed specifically for ants and has been shown to have a low order of toxicity in animals such as (non-insect) household pets.

Are Combat® products safe to use in a food pantry?

Yes, Combat products are safe to use in a food pantry as long as there are no open foods.

Cockroaches

What is the best way to kill roaches?

The best way to kill roaches is to eliminate them at the source.

Can I use small roach baits and large roach baits at the same time, in the same area?

Yes you can use both large roach baits and small roach baits at the same time.

How do roaches transfer the bait?

Roaches transfer the bait through consumption or contact.

Why are there different baits for large and small roaches?

There are different baits for large and small roaches because different roach species have different food preferences.

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