just don't do it, please, it was my last resort and i wish i hadn't have
I followed all the safety guides, even the warnings online. We were out of the house for over 8 hours, covered all the surfaces etc. My wife's currently asleep in our room which was treated that morning and she's woken up saying how terrible she feels. All the classic symptoms you read online, nausea, headache etc. I walk into the house (i work next to the house at night) and I immediately get a headache. My 3yo kid is asleep inside also and man I'm kicking myself.
Works but doesn’t last
It works but only for 2-3weeks, So fleas have a 3 week stage to hatch, so this kills all current fleas but doesn’t stop the new ones hatching. So you need to re treat again, I know this because I bought 3 cans, used one can, no bites for 3weeks then bitten, used 2nd can, no bites again for 3weeks, used 3rd can and same again, no fleas for 3weeks now I’m freshly bitten again,
You can’t just use this solely which I’ve figured out,I’ve now bought a stronger product the 3month protection, so let’s so how this one works, I’m also going to go to mor...e extremes and coat carpet with flea powder, use lemon spray everywhere, need to break the cycle, there could be thousands of eggs, which lasts a very long time, could take months to eradicate, I’ve also been using a light/bowl trap, this seems to catch them, but doesn’t stop the eggs, To note, I have no pets, just takes one stray to invest your house
Purchased in April 2019 at Countdown for A$17.99.
Seemed like they didn’t work ... then they did...
I have a small two bedroom square shaped unit with combined living/dining/kitchen. Very small. We had copious amounts of cockroaches. Huge huge ones that fly. It was terrifying. Once I read that cockroaches can and do bite I was terrified. They actually have teeth/fangs hard enough to puncture a nail! I read this in lots of pest blogs online!
I had a cockroach literally chase me I ran for about 30 seconds back and weaving from it and it kept coming at me like a bloody funnel web! That’s when I read online how aggressive some breeds can be and ...
DOES not kill fleas as advertised
I have purchased numerous three packs of this product in the last three months, as after each treatment, fleas still remain. I've let off a 4th three pack again tonight and await the morning to see if it has killed the fleas. If not I intend making a formal complaint and seeking a full refund, along with compensation for loss. RAID and First Force flea bombs are all just as ineffective. I will NEVER buy these products again and in future save myself the money, time and stress and pay $150 for a full, effective inside and outside professional pe...st control service, who also warrants their work for 12 months and if it fails will return to retreat till problem remedied. Seems there are too many businesses now, who's primary objective is theft from customers in return for shabby service and ineffective products. NOTE: All my pets are flea treated correctly with Comfortis.
Purchased in February 2019 at Woolworths for A$83.00.
Waste of money - terrible efficacy
Mortein is a good brand so I was surprised by how utterly ineffective this product is. Twice a year I do my home and normally use a cheaper brand but the pack of Mortein was on special so I grabbed those. Set them off in each closed room before leaving for work and when I got home the first thing I noticed was there weren't any dead roaches or bugs anywhere. We don't have a bad roach problem but normally there are half a dozen dead ones after bombing. That night spotted a few running around in different rooms when I turned on the light and this...continued for a week till i purchased the cheaper brand and did it again which stopped it. With the cheap brand for the first week we're picking up dead ones every morning and afternoon and from then not one for roughly 6 months. Seriously, buy the budget brand, they'll do a better job and save you money.
Purchased in February 2019.
Waste of Money
I thought the Mortein is a popular brand as well as expensive and it would certainly do the job.But the bombd didn't kill the cockroaches..They were crawling all around when I opened the doors after two hours..I was very angry and disappointed..
Purchased in February 2019 at Coles for A$10.00.
Completely bloody useless
After setting the bombs to spray nasty insecticide through my apartment I was devastated to find one week on just as many nasty little cockroaches parading through my place as last week. So I guess iI have needlessly exposed my family to nasty insecticides for no reason while I continue to stalk the little thing with my regular can of surface spray. Bye bye Mortein!
Easy to use
Read reviews after I bought 18 cans. I was tempted to go get a refund after all the bad reviews, especially about how hard they were to use.
I must say every single can was very easy to use. Push the tab down, it locks in and job done.
Bought them to get rid of an ant problem we had all over our house. Whether it works or not is yet to be confirmed. I only bombed the house today so I will post again to let everyone know if it works or not.
But again, I found them extremely easy to use
Does not kill spiders
Bombed the whole house. One in each bedroom and bathroom and two in linge dining room. Trying to get rid of daddy long legs but it just seemed to make them breed more. Did absolutely nothing. What a waste of $60. Never again will I buy Mortein product. Don’t waste your money. Talk to the experts and get a product that works. I feel ripped off.
Made NO difference in eradicating small house spiders
I set up the Crawling Insect Control Bombs in each room of our home. We went overseas for 3 weeks. I now still have baby spiders in our ensuite and dining room. I let off another bomb in the ensuite and no difference. I ended up spraying the spiders with a surface spray. I purchased 12 cans (4 pkts), what a waste of money.
A bomb that takes three weeks to go off?
I had (and still have), a flea infestation in my garage, a six metre by four metre space. More than a few seconds in there finds them swarming all over my ankles and feet.
I purchased a twin pack of Mortein 'Power Guard' Flea Bombs, more than enough to treat that space, and at more than double the price of the generic stuff, I thought it would do the trick.
I shook em' up and set them off, waited two and a half hours and went into the garage, one or two fleas jumped on my ankles. Not bad.
About eight hours later when I returned home and par...
Tabs will not lock in place - wasted money on 6 cans
I wish I had read the reviews before I purchased. I've used other brands of bombs several times and this is the first time I've tried the Mortein brand. Didn't think there would be a problem but I couldn't even get the tab down to lock on any of the cans. Will never ever buy again, was a total waste of money as now will have to go out and buy my usual brand.
DO NOT BUY THIS BRAND
Seems to work
I used the Crawling Insect Bomb 3 pack in the golden packaging, set it off yesterday before leaving the house for 7 hours.
I see lots of people struggled with the tabs but I'm female (and no Hulk), and found them easy enough to push down and lock when using the thumbs of both hands.
We have a 100sqm, three bedroom house in a rectangular shape, and I used the 3 cans evenly spaced out in the hallway between all rooms with all connecting doors open. I realise that I probably should have used more than 3 cans if one covers 16sqm best, however m...
Questions & Answers
Do I need to take away all utensils,grocery and bed sheets before using mortien bomb?
no, not at all, fleas could be anywhere, I left my sheets and bedding on, I found a flea in my shirt, that was in my drawer, so the flea bomb didnt work effectively, fleas will live close to the food source, so will be in your bedding and clothes, or your pets bedding, they also live in the carpets, so its advisable to empty room out to get carpet, or how I did my carpet, I covered floor in salt, then put a tarpaulin over it, so fleas couldnt escap
We have central heating in our ceiling space , and an Ant problem ,
Not sure how to turn the pilot lamp of and on ,is it safe to leave on , and place bomb 6 metres away in ceiling , and a second bomb 12 meters away ?
I don’t know exact answer, but you don’t want to turn the pilot light off, as gas will still be coming out, so you need to turn gas off aswel, I could be wrong, the control bomb is flammable so you don’t want it to ignite, but have heard others leaving theirs on with no problem,
The control bomb will not stop the ants, it will only kill the ants wandering, the queen is what you need to get, as she produces the eggs, and she is normally hidden, what you need is ant poison, the Ants will take the poison back to the nest and feed the rest. And eliminate all them
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