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What is Eating My Carpet?

What is Eating My Carpet?

Have you found your carpet going bald around the edges or under and around furniture? It is increasingly likely that the reason for the damage is carpet beetle or clothes/case...

The Insect Guard Fly and Insect Control System

The Insect Guard Fly and Insect Control System

Insect Guard is a new range of products, available at Bunnings, for control of flies and other insect pests in and around your home.

Made in New Zealand for New Zealand Conditions and for Kiwis

Made in New Zealand for New Zealand Conditions and for Kiwis

With Kiwicare products you know you are purchasing solutions developed in New Zealand for New Zealand conditions and for Kiwis.

Don’t Attract Night Flying Insect Pests to Your Home

Don’t Attract Night Flying Insect Pests to Your Home

The warmer weather brings with it night flying insects that are attracted to the lights of your home. Many sorts of insects are attracted to light*.

Have Wasp Nests Survived Winter?

Have Wasp Nests Survived Winter?

Most Vespulid* wasp nests die off in late autumn, after the queens and drones (males) have been produced.

What is Eating My Stuff?

What is Eating My Stuff?

Pests that eat, damage or contaminate things in your home are often called stored product pests. Most are insects and are called stored product insect (SPI) pests.

Fly Control 101

Fly Control 101

Many flies of the order Diptera (meaning two wings) are harmful species and include human health pests such as species of mosquitoes (malaria mosquitoes are the No. 1 worldwide pest),...

Look Out for Large Ants

Look Out for Large Ants

Most pest ant species in New Zealand are small (less than 3 mm). Carpenter ants (Camponotus sp.) are much larger ants (6-12 mm) and although they are not established in...

Think Outside the Box

Think Outside the Box

Home owners in New Zealand contend with several pests such as German cockroaches, bed bugs and some stored product pests, that exclusively live indoors.

Ant Activity in Winter

Ant Activity in Winter

We tend to think of ants being active and annoying us only in the warmer months of the year, but ants can be a pest even in cold winter months.