Killing stink bugs, boxelder bugs and Asian lady bugs on contact. Quickly kill stink bugs and other unwanted insects with TERRO® fast-acting Stink Bug Killer. This effective, non-staining spray can be used indoors and outdoors. read full product details »
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.
Featuring a versatile, two-way spray nozzle, TERRO® Stink Bug Killer can be used as a coarse spray or as a crack and crevice treatment to control stink bugs, boxelder bugs, Asian lady bugs, carpenter ants and other pesky insects.
This powerful stink bug spray quickly kills on contact, wiping out infestations both indoors and outdoors. The non-staining formula is safe to use on hard surfaces and fabrics and does not leave behind an unpleasant odor.
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.
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.
Stink bugs were first spotted in the U.S. in September, 1998 in Allentown, PA. Since then, the invasive species has now spread to 38 states, including the western states of California and Oregon.
View video for tips on how to easily kill more than 65 types of insects with TERRO® Home Insect Killer:
Treating Outside Surfaces:
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.
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.
While this spray doesn't immediately knock the stink bugs dead, it still works rather quickly and it does have a residual effect. I will be able to test it more extensively next year, as I waited until the "invasion" had almost run it's course before seeking out a remedy and finding this product. I would definitely recommend and re-purchase this product. While I disdain chemical solutions to insects and weeds, we have been hit so hard by these stink bugs that we needed something to spray around our back porch door frame. It is the only place we use it and I am grateful for Terro!
Amazon Review, LOVE!!!!! November 01, 2013
Every year we fight with stink bugs trying product after product and nothing worked until I used this stuff!!! AMAZING kills quickly (about 5-10 min) and continues to kill after sprayed!!! I will purchase this stuff every year from now on!
Amazon Review, It really does work! October 29, 2013
We spayed under the soffit and in the cracks around the doors and windows and it decreased the amount of stink bugs we were seeing by quite a bit! So much, in fact, that they left the back porch, and went to the front door, where we then had to spray also. A few days later, the poor things were just dropping dead onto the ground! Almost instant-kill when sprayed directly, but more economical to spray the crevices and then just bean the stray ones with a hammer, although then they really do stink! I had to try something because I couldn't go out the back door without them dropping into my curly hair, which really disgusted me! The thin applicator enables you to place the spray inside the crevices where they are trying to hide for the coming cold weather. I bought two cans, and only needed to use the first can to pretty much rid myself of the problem. But I want to be ready for when the ones that make it through the Winter start emerging in the Spring, so the extra can will be good to have on hand. I really wasn't expecting that this product would be as effective as it turned out to be!
Amazon Review, Goodbye Stinkbugs! October 28, 2013
Reviewer: karen fornoff
This did work. I think we could have used another can to spray in all areas of the house, but our biggest infestation was on the first floor, mainly in the kitchen and family room. That was where my husband sprayed and also outside of the house of those rooms. It was great to get a relief from these flying monsters. After spraying we only saw a few lingering probably from other areas of the house, but I can live with that. If they start in force again, I'll get 2 cans which should take care of it.
Amazon Review October 10, 2013
Reviewer: Mike C.
This product is has a flip-up wand built in and if you get the wand really close to the bug when you spray it, it goes on the bug and not all over everything around the bug. Comes out as a white, kind of foamy like substance and so far it didn't stain or leave any residue on my walls or my carpet after it dried. Also has no noticeable insecticide odor.
In my experience, it puts the bug on it's back within 5-10 minutes. If it is still moving it's legs while laying on it's back, just hit it with another quick spray. I suppose you could just dispose of it while it's still alive, but you'll risk it releasing it's STINK, yuck!
I also bought the TERRO 3600 32-Ounce Stink Bug Spray which I used around windows and doors as a barrier. It works very well too, but it has a different active ingredient and provides up to 4 months protection. It kills the bugs slowly, you'll find dead bugs the next day, whereas the aerosol spray kills them quickly.
Amazon Review, Amazing stuff! October 03, 2013
I am completely shocked, but this stuff actually DOES kill stink bugs! It's October and they just started coming back, and this year they're even worse than last year. All the stores are sold out of everything they carry for the bugs (not that it's ever worked anyway) so I began to perform what was becoming a yearly ritual: going through the various stores online trying to see if anyone had come up with something that actually worked against these pests. It seems that tradition will stop this year.
I'd never heard of Terro Stink Bug Killer, but I decided to take a chance not only after seeing the high rating (higher than any other "Stink Bug Killer" I've seen on Amazon), but because every rating was an Amazon verified purchase, and they were all consistently positive. It just arrived today and I went right after the bugs, admittedly not expecting much considering how resilient the pests have proven. However, a quick spray and they started dropping! It's not an instant kill, but the ones I sprayed definitely noticed. The ones on the wall stood straight up (I didn't know they could do that) and fell off the wall in less than 30 seconds, every time. The ones on the ceiling fell off in about the same time frame. And they don't get back up again, not that I've seen. I doused my entire porch, the bedrooms, the curtains, just about everywhere I could find them, and every one of them dropped. I ended up using nearly 3/4 of the can before I was done (just for reference, I'd say that's around 200 sq. feet, but I'm probably underestimating that), and I haven't seen a single stink bug in hours! I just bought another two cans, and will probably stock up this season because in my experience if something works this well they usually stop making it for no reason.
The added flip-up crevice nozzle is a nice addition, but I've only just used it so I can't comment on whether this pesticide keeps the stink bugs out. Even if it doesn't though, the fact is that this stuff kills stink bugs, period. I used to buy Onslaught, which was the only other thing I ever found even mildly effective, but this Terro stuff works better and is cheaper, so it's a no-brainer.
In short: Buy this and you will kill stink bugs. That is all.
Amazon Review, Only thing that works! August 29, 2013
This stuff works. They wont necessarily die instantly, but walk away for an hour and you will come back to hundreds of stinkbugs laying on their backs. They die shortly after flipping over. We have a really serious stinkbug infestation. They come in through our windows and attic of our brand new house. I spray this on the screens and window sills. It does kill them for months. Each day instead of coming home to hundreds of live stinkbugs, I come home to a bunch of dead ones. Wish I could get rid of them completely, but at least they aren't flying around my house!