Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Bed Bugs at the Canterbury A&P; Show

Bed Bugs
I will be at the Kiwicare stand at the Canterbury A&P Show this week (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday). Come and visit us in the Trade Pavilion where we will answer your questions on pest control and garden care. I will also have some live bed bugs (safely sealed to prevent escape) to show those that want to know what to look out for.

See me deal with a bed bug infestation on TV3 Campbell Live


  1. Hello David,
    Since you have samples of life bed bugs, would you be able to experiment to see if NZ laundry detergent such as Surf can kill bed bugs in cold wash? I have searched the web and nobody has tried this.

  2. Hello,

    I have not heard of anyone doing this test specifically on Surf. However, there have been many tests on what sort of washing does kill all the bugs and it requires a minimum of 45C for one hour. This is a full hot cycle in most machines.



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