Know your Enemy

So as to fight one’s enemy, one has to one know one’s enemy

  • Presence

    Can appear in foundations, plumbing, kitchens, basements … Rooms of private homes and other facilities.

  • Effects

    Can become hazardous given that flies contaminate food.

  • Temporality

    Flies feed at night and hide during the day. High temperatures cause their massive emergence.

  • Critical Areas

    Dark, humid places and the presence of food.

  • Treatment

    Aerosol insecticides with specific active substances for spraying onto baseboards and floors are effective. VinferMatón Cockroaches and our flagship product VinferMatón Residual are recommended for crawling insects.

  • Presence

    This insect tends to be a cosmopolitan insect as it is can be found both in town (gardens) and the countryside drawn to moisture.

  • Effects

    Annoying welt shaped stings having a rounded and swollen appearance.

  • Temporality

    Massive presence during high temperatures. Summer and Spring. Although mosquitoes are present all year round.

  • Critical Areas

    Gardens and terraces

  • Treatment

    Avoid gardens and terraces containers containing stagnant water given that it is where the mosquitoes lay their eggs. The use of insecticides is effective. Insecticides such as VinferMatón Casa (House) are the recommended insecticides for flying insects.

  • Presence

    Can appear in foundations, plumbing, kitchens, basements … Rooms of private homes and other facilities.

  • Effects

    Can become hazardous given that cockroaches contaminate food.

  • Temporality

    Cockroaches feed at night and hide during the day. High temperatures cause their massive emergence.

  • Critical Areas

    Dark, humid places and the presence of food.

  • Treatment

    Aerosol insecticides with specific active substances for spraying onto baseboards and floors are effective. Insecticides such as the VinferMatón Cockroaches and our flagship product VinferMatón Residual are recommended for crawling insects.

  • Presence

    Gardens with plants and flowers, swimming pools etc. Wasps live in colonies and are drawn to fruit.

  • Effects

    Unpleasant and painful sting. Particular care should be taken by children and persons who are allergic to wasp venom.

  • Temporality

    Summer, in particular July and August.

  • Critical Areas

    Swimming pools and wetlands

  • Treatment

    Prevent the creation of honeycomb nests and use a suitable insecticide using short bursts of spray. Our VinferMatón Wasps Immediate Action Insecticide with far reaching diffuser is recommended.

  • Presence

    Ants live anywhere regardless of whether it is the city or the countryside.

  • Effects

    Do not cause stings but can be extremely unwelcome in gardens and including if the ants nest in the home.

  • Temporality

    Although ants are active year-round, these insects commonly appear especially in Summer, the season when they gather their food.

  • Critical Areas

    Kitchens, gardens and any room in which food can be found.

  • Treatment

    Resealing and sealing of holes and cavities in the areas through which ants can access homes or facilities. Insecticides such as the VinferMatón Cockroaches and our flagship product VinferMatón Residual are recommended for crawling insects.

  • Presence

    Found mainly in Central America and Asia, and in recent years the tiger mosquito has emerged in Spain in coastal areas, especially in Catalonia.

  • Effects

    A painful sting that swells and lasts longer than autochthonous mosquito stings.

  • Temporality

    Can appear at any time of the year, but with the high temperatures have an increased development.

  • Critical Areas

    Tiger mosquitoes commonly settle in urban and suburban areas due to the large number of gardens and similarly on housing estates.

  • Treatment

    Avoid standing water be left in containers at any time of the year given the mosquito eggs grow there even at low temperatures. To kill off this dreaded insect Super VinferMatón XL for interiors is recommended.

  • Presence

    Anywhere in the world.

  • Effects

    Can damage garments, as moths feed on fabrics, their favourites are animal origin fabrics.

  • Temporality

    Mainly during warmer months, and are nocturnal insects.

  • Critical Areas

    Wardrobes, drawers and closed rooms.

  • Treatment

    Vinfermatón Anti-Moth and Dust mites Perfumer.

  • Presence

    Anywhere in the world.

  • Effects

    Unpleasant bite which can produce dermatitis or eczema.

  • Temporality

    Common throughout the year.

  • Critical Areas

    Carpets, sofas, mattresses…

  • Treatment

    Vinfermatón Anti-Moth and Dust mites Perfumer.