Stink bug invasions have been on a steady rise since they arrived in the U.S. from Asia more than a decade ago. Now, homeowners can protect themselves from these unpleasant smelling pests with TERRO® Stink Bug Killer. This powerful stink bug aresol spray quickly kills on contact, wiping out infestations both indoors and outdoors. The non-staining formula can be used on hard surfaces and fabrics and does not leave behind an unpleasant odor.
Featuring a versatile, two-way spray nozzle, the stink bug aerosol spray can be used as a coarse spray or as a crack and crevice treatment to control stink bugs, boxelder bugs, Asian lady beetles, carpenter ants and other pesky insects.
What Is a Stink Bug Anyway?
The stink bug is part of the family of insects called pentatomids, which means five-sided. There are a variety of stink bugs including the brown marmorated stink bug (the most prevalent species in the United States), green stink bug, spined soldier stink bug, two spotted stink bug, arboreal stink bug, red shouldered stink bug, and the rice stink bug.
Stink bugs were first spotted in the U.S. in September, 1998 in Allentown, PA. Since then, the invasive species has now spread to 41 states, including the western states of California and Oregon. The term 'stink bugs' refers to the defensive scent glands located on the underbelly of the bugs. When frightened or smashed, the bugs release a very unpleasant smell. Though not harmful to homeowners, stink bugs can take over your house in a matter of days, quickly turning from a few bugs into a full blown infestation.
Crack and Crevice Treatment:
- Using the directional stream nozzle setting on the two-way spray attachment, hold container upright and tilt extension tube to a 90° angle with can.
- Place injection tip ½ inch into cracks and crevices where insects may be hiding, living and breeding.
- Release a one-second spray per spot.
- In serious infestations, if possible, place spots approximately 12 inches apart.
- In light infestations or for preventative treatment, place spots approximately three feet apart.
- In long running cracks, move the injector tip along the crack while spraying. Move at the rate of one linear foot per second in heavy infestations and three feet per second in light infestation.
Treating Outside Surfaces With Stink Bug Aerosol Spray:
- Spray foundation of home or building where insects are active and may find entrance up to a height of two to three feet.
- Apply as a residual spray to outside surfaces of buildings where insects tend to congregate. Typical spray areas include screens, window frames, eaves, porches, patios, garages and refuse dumps.
- Kills stink bugs, boxelder bugs and Asian lady bugs on contact
- Non-staining formula
- No unpleasant odor
- Convenient, easy-to-use two-way spray nozzle for spot or crack and crevice treatments
- For indoor and outdoor use
What’s in the Box
- 1 lb aerosol spray can
- 2-way spray nozzle
- Contains tetramethrin (0.20%), permethrin (0.50%), piperonyl butoxide (1.00%) and other ingredients (98.30%)
- 1 lb aerosol spray can
- Two-way spray nozzle for spot or crack and crevice treatments
- For indoor and outdoor use
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateI like your product
Seems to be working fine, I'm finding dead bugs, I was a little late getting your product but sprayed just the same.
We were inundated with stink bugs 3 yrs ago. Found this product. Tried one can to test. It works. Now I buy a case just about every year!!
Review RateBad product....stink bug killer does nothing to kill stink bugs
We have not had any “luck” with your stink bug spray. They have been invading our house and, even when we spray the bug directly and drench them with the foamy spray, they just pick up and walk off. Is this how your spray is supposed to work?? I bought six cans because of the reviews you had on your website. Very very misleading. The bugs are happy tho. ☹️Response From Terro®Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate you taking the time to provide this feedback! Stink bugs that come in contact with this product will die within 24-48 hours. Spraying them directly will decrease this time. This product is covered by a 30-day guarantee and a 1-year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-800-800-1819 x 458 with any questions.
Review RateHighly Recommend!
I used this last year and loved it! I had trouble with stink bugs getting in around my storm doors. I sprayed it all around the storm door and when I opened the interior door, a little later, you should have seen all the dead stink bugs. And it lets a residue and keeps killing them for many days after! When I spray it around the outside windows, you should see them crawling out from the cracks! And they do drop and die! I highly recommend this product! I will be buying more!
Review RateWorks AWESOME
Works AWESOME on stink bugs. It's still killing weeks later. So happy to find something that works!
Review RateWould recommend this product
This a great product. A friend told us about it last year and he said our local Lowe's sold it. We purchased several cans. sprayed all around the windows and air conditioners.Kept them in check. Went to get some more this year and Lowe's does not have it anymore, so I ordered direct from company.
Review RateHappy with the results as it is helping a great deal
It does kill them on contact usually or shortly thereafter. The areas sprayed I have found dead ones and it has greatly reduced the number of stink bugs we have had. I think we need to be sure to spray again every 3 or four days to continue the killing of them.
Review RateEffective at prevention, takes several minutes for direct spraying
From what I have seen, the spray takes several minutes to completely kill the bugs. They won't be able to fly after you spray them directly, and get slower and slower until they run out of energy completely and seem to die. Excellent product, and from a preventative use perspective, it also decreased the number of stinkbugs I was seeing.
Review RateGreat product!
Awesome product! Works great at getting rid of stink bugs. Love the fact you can spray into small spaces too. Will definitely buy more.
I had high hopes that this product would work, so I bought 2 cans. I sprayed some directly on the stink bugs, then watched them crawl a little way or fly off! Whether or not they died later, I don't know. I didn't see any dead ones lying around (except ones I stepped on or hit with something). This spray certainly does not kill them upon contact! Luckily, the bugs were outside the house on the porch. I eventually resorted to using a vacuum cleaner, discarding the disposable bag later. I am glad the cooler weather deters their appearance!Response From Terro®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and are sorry to hear about this occurance. Our products are covered by a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a one-year replacement warranty. Please give our Consumer Relations Team a call at 1-800-800-1819 x 458 so we can learn more and provide assistance.
- All About
The stink bug, also known as a shield bug, is easily recognized by its five-sided or shield-shaped body. An agricultural pest native to China and Japan, stink bug invasions have been on a steady rise in the U.S. since they arrived in the late 1990’s. A nuisance to fruit, vegetable and farm crops, stink bugs have officially invaded 41 states, from as far west as California to as far north as Minnesota.
Are stink bugs harmful?
Though not harmful to homeowners, stink bugs are aptly named - it refers to the scent glands located on the underbelly of the insects. When frightened or smashed, the bugs release a terrible smell. If not treated, stink bugs can take over your house in a matter of days, quickly turning from a few bugs into a full blown infestation.
I have stink bugs all over my kitchen; they seem to be multiplying before my eyes! How do I get rid of these smelly pests?
We recommend treating your home with TERRO® Stink Bug Killer. This convenient, easy-to-use aerosol spray features a two-way directional spray nozzle that is ideal for spot or crack and crevice treatments. Apply to areas where stink bugs crawl and hide, especially around sinks and storage areas; behind baseboards; around doors and windows; behind and under refrigerators, cabinets, and stoves.