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Expert Advice Videos


View our series of how-to videos featuring TERRO® Director of Research, Stew Clark. Ant trouble? Spiders invading? Fruit flies out of hand? Get tips and advice on how to get rid of ants and other annoying household pests right from the source!

Expert Pest Control Advice

Get expert insect control advice by viewing the videos below.

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Home Maintenance Tips to Bug-Proof Your Home

The return of warm weather brings with it the return of bugs. Tackling a few home maintenance tasks now will help to minimize and prevent pests from entering your home as the season progresses.

How to Kill Fire Ants in Your Yard

Treat your yard with TERRO® Ant Dust to get rid of fire ants in your yards. The waterproof dust won't wash away in the rain and will remain effective up to eight months.

Ant Contact Killers vs. Ant Bait Products

TERRO® expert, Stew Clark, explains the key difference between ant contact killers and ant bait products.

Why are flies avoiding my TERRO® Fruit Fly Trap?

Often a gnat, drain fly or other type of nuisance fly invasion is mistaken for a fruit fly invasion. To find out what type of infestation you’re dealing with, simply place a TERRO® Fruit Fly trap near the area where the insects are swarming.

Get Rid of Ants for Good: Do the TERRO® 2-Step

To eliminate an entire ant colony, do the TERRO® 2-step!

How long does it take to get rid of ants with TERRO® Liquid Ant Baits?

Baiting can take from just a couple days to several weeks, depending on the size of the colony. Each ant that consumes the bait will die within 24 - 48 hours.

Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Insects Out in the Cold

When the temperatures drop, insects head indoors looking for shelter, food and water to survive. A few home maintenance measures will help keep unwanted pests out of your home this winter!

Keep Stink Bugs Out in the Cold

How to keep stink bugs out in the cold this winter.

How to Clean Up Spilled TERRO® Liquid Ant Bait

Don't worry if you've spilled some TERRO® liquid ant bait - it's super easy to clean up!

Why Ants Sometimes Drown in TERRO® Liquid Ant Bait

While the active ingredient in our liquid ant baits will ultimately kill the worker ant, it works slowly enough to allow time for the foraging ants to make several trips to the bait and deliver it back to the rest of the unsuspecting colony. Some ants may succumb to the bait on a return trip.

Where Do Ants Go in the Winter?

As soon as cold weather arrives, ants seemingly disappear into thin air! Knowing how ants survive during the winter can help you prevent spring invasions.

Why Do Ants Prefer Liquid Bait?

Any insect control professional will tell you the best way to kill ants is to bait them. But where do you start? Liquids, gels, solids? Check out our video for the insider information on why ants prefer liquids!

Is It a Fruit Fly Invasion?

Have you tried to TERRO® Fruit Fly Trap? Do you still have pesky insects in your kitchen? Let Research Direct Stew Clark fill you in on what's really going on.

TERRO® Spring Survival Tips

Stew Clark offers these tips on how to get rid of ants, spiders and other pests safely and easily this spring.

Bait, Wait, Eliminate

Baiting is the only way to effectively get rid of ants. TERRO® Director of Research, Stew Clark explains how a simple 3-step process -Bait, Wait, and Eliminate - works to eliminate ants for good.

How To Get Rid Of Spiders

Tips from TERRO® on how to get rid of spiders, including brown recluse, black widow and hobo spiders. Trap and kill all types of crawling pests with TERRO® Spider & Insect Trap and TERRO® Spider Killer Spray.

Fall Invaders

It's fall, that time of year when cool weather starts driving spiders, cockroaches, ants and other pests indoors. Before the shrieks and yelps these unwanted visitors tend to bring along, halt them in their tracks with a few simple tips from TERRO®, the leading manufacturer of pest control products for consumers.

Why are Ants Avoiding TERRO® Liquid Ant Baits?

As long as the bait is in liquid form, it should be effective. If ants are avoiding the bait, the ants may have found another food source, be seeking a grease-based vs. sugar-based food, or be in the breeding cycle of their colony and not interested in eating.

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