Hot Shot Vs Raid Flea Fogger

hot shot vs raid flea fogger

As a pet owner, you know fleas can be a huge problem. Not only do they make your pet itchy and uncomfortable, but they can also transmit diseases. In this blog post, we will compare two of the most popular flea foggers on the market: Hot Shot and Raid.

We will look at the pros and cons of each product and the price points. So which one is right for you? Keep reading to find out!

Why Compare?
When it comes to flea foggers, there are a lot of products on the market. So why compare Hot Shot and Raid? Well, these are two of the most popular brands when it comes to flea foggers. And they are also two of the most affordable options. So if you are looking for a flea fogger on a budget, these are two products you should consider.

Active Ingredient
The active ingredient in Hot Shot Flea foggers is Pyrethrins. Pyrethrins are a type of insecticide that is derived from the chrysanthemum flower. Pyrethrins work by paralyzing the nervous system of insects, which ultimately leads to their death. 

The active ingredient in Raid Flea Fogger is Piperonyl Butoxide. Piperonyl Butoxide is an organic compound that works as an insecticide synergist. This means that it does not kill insects on its own, but it enhances the efficacy of other insecticides. These synergists are usually tolerated by dogs and cats when used at the recommended doses.

Target Pests
Both Hot Shot and Raid Fogger are effective on the Flea and kill different types of insects. The Hot Shot Bed Bug & Flea Fogger uses Nylar to control the hatching of fleas. It will stop them from becoming adults that bite people.

The fogger also prevents reinfestation by fleas for up to 7 months. Hotshot flea fogger kills bed bugs, fleas, lice, ticks, and other listed insects like beetles, boxelder bugs, cockroaches, earwigs, fire ants, flea eggs, flea larvae, adult fleas, flies, flying moths, and many more.

The Raid Flea Killer Plus Fogger will allow you to treat a whole room with a water-based formula that kills fleas and eggs for up to four months. It is also effective against several other flying and crawling insects, including ants, crickets, earwigs, fruit Fleas, large hornets, mosquitos, roaches, silverfish, spiders, ticks, wasps, and many more.

Protection Barrier
The protection barrier means that the area that has been treated with the fogger will be protected from fleas for up to several months. This is an excellent feature because it means you won’t have to constantly treat your home for fleas.

With the Hot Shot Bed Bug & Flea Fogger, the protection barrier will last for up to seven months. With the Raid Flea Killer Plus Fogger, the protection barrier will last for up to four months.

Covered Area
One can of 2oz hot shot flea fogger treat up to 2,000 cubic feet of unobstructed space. On the other hand, One can of 5oz Raid Flea Fogger treats up to 3,840 cubic feet of unobstructed space.

If you need more areas to treat, you may want to consider the Raid Flea Fogger. Read and follow all label directions before using both of those products.

 Where To Use
You can use both of those products in your home, office, or any other enclosed space like apartments, attics, basements, boats, cabins, closed porches, condos, garages, homes, and kitchens.

Just make sure that you remove all people and pets from the area before using the fogger. After using the fogger, you should also open all doors and windows to ventilate the space.

Safety Precautions
Both of those products are safe to use when used as directed. However, you should always read and follow the label directions before using any product. You should also avoid breathing in the fog from the fogger. If you are pregnant, nursing, or have asthma, you should consult a healthcare professional before using either of those products.

Our Observation
Expect the active ingredient and prevent fleas from returning, both flea foggers are the same. After using both of those products, we have observed that the Hot Shot Flea Fogger is more effective than the Raid Flea Fogger.

The Hot Shot Flea Fogger not only killed the fleas but also prevented them from returning for up to seven months. The Raid Flea Fogger also killed the fleas and prevented them from returning for up to 4-month. We also found that the Hot Shot Flea Fogger had a better coverage area than the Raid Flea Fogger.

Overall, we believe that the Hot Shot Flea Fogger is the better product. Have you experienced using the Hot Shot Flea Fogger or the Raid Flea Fogger? Let us know in the comments below.