Tick-Free Q&A

Here are some frequently asked questions about Tick Free & Mosquito Free.

Q. How does Tick Free & Mosquito Free work?

A.    The cedar oil acts as a pheromone interruption agent that impairs their mental capacity and is the residual repellent for 30+ days depending on saturation. Our raspberry bio-solvent eats through the insects exo-skeleton and eradicates it. Eliminates the egg and larvae. The fatty soap acts as a sticker to the insect.

Q. How often should Tick Free or Mosquito Free be applied?

A.     Every 30 days depending on infestation and saturation. If you are spraying for mosquitoes we recommend that you spray first application then return in 15 days for second application. Then resume to every 21- 30 days.

Q.   How much Tick Free or Mosquito Free product per sq.ft. or acre should I be spraying?

A.     A gallon of ready to use should cover approx.1000 sq.ft. An acre can use 25-45 gallons or more of ready to use product depending on saturation. This is an average of suggested use for tank/truck spraying. No more than 100 psi. Back pack spraying is more for residential use providing mist spraying instead of saturation.

Q.   Can  Tick Free & Mosquito Free be sprayed in the rain?

A.     You can spray in light rain conditions. Don’t spray in heavy down pours. Product will just run off. Even if rain is expected 1 day after an application the product will stay because of our natural soap ingredient.

Q.    Can Tick Free & Mosquito Free be sprayed near ponds or streams?

A.     You can spray near ponds or steams but do not spray directly into any body of water.

Q.    Is Tick Free or Mosquito Free harmful around children or animals?

A.     Both Tick Free & Mosquito free are non-toxic to humans and most domestic animals. Yards can be used with in 15 minutes of spraying to allow drying time.

Q.   Does Tick Free or Mosquito Free cause discoloration when sprayed?

A.    No, Tick Free & Mosquito Free does not cause discoloration and is safe for sidewalks, foundations, swing sets etc.


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