You can bag clothes with a nuvan strip . However, it is worth mentioning that even without placing your clothes in a bag with a nuvan stip for 2 to 4 weeks, anything that will go in a dryer for about 15 minutes on even low heat will kill all stages of bed bugs instantly. So if you are going to wash them anyway and you didn't want to wait for 2 weeks before wearing something, you could wash and dry it and be assured there were no bed bugs when it came out of the dryer.
Nuvan ProStrips would need to be left in a closed unused car with all windows and doors fully closed for 2 weeks to kill anything in it.
Nuvan ProStrips are labeled to be effective from 2 weeks to 4 months in a closet for insect control. They are labeled for moths not specifically clothes moths. You want to allow the vapors in an enclosed area to build up to a level that will be lethal to the insects that your are trying to eliminate. Opening and closing the doors to these enclosed spaces may result in poor efficacy. It is best to make sure things are loosely packed into the areas to insure that the vapors can adequately circulate through the items that need to be treated. You may contact the manufacturer for more information at 888.462.6822. For treatment of Cloths Moths, please click on the article link below for more detailed information on treatment and product recommendations
We do not recommend you try to use Nuvan ProStrips to treat entire rooms as the vapor will have a hard time building to the needed level and moving into all of the cracks and crevices. You will be required to use multiple products and multiple applications of these products to control bedbugs. We recommend you take a look at our bedbug kits to see the products we recommend for bedbug control. Here is our article on How To Get Rid Of Bedbugs, which many people find very helpful.
Nuvan ProStrips are not meant to come into contact with fabric or upholstered items and work best if they are suspended and placed in the sleeves that come in the package.
We normally recommend to use Nuvan Strips in small sealed areas or containers. Nuvan Strips work best on items that cannot be treated with liquids like electronics. It would be best advised to first review our Bed Bug Guide. It takes more than one product to eliminate bed bugs. We advise to use one of our effective Bed Bug Kits.
It should be fine to wear shoes that were treated with Nuvan ProStrips. Just air out for an hour or so and inspect to ensure nothing is in them.
You would have to seal up the car and not use it for at least 2 weeks to be able to use the Nuvan ProStrips. They would not be effective if you are constantly opening and closing the doors, and you cannot stay in the car while they are being left inside.
Nuvan ProStrips are not labeled to be used to treat an entire house. They are designed to treat items in sealed containers or bags, leaving them sealed up for at least 2 weeks.
Although Nuvan ProStrips can be used to treat for roaches, they are designed to be used in small enclosed areas such as closets(no air vents can be present), cupboards, boxes, bags, or small storage areas. They are not labeled to be used in large open areas or living spaces.
Yes, Nuvan ProStrips can be kept in a closet that is not regularly used. This product should only be used in areas where individuals are not present for extended periods of time.
We are not aware of any pest resistant to Nuvan ProStrips . You may need to leave the items completely sealed up for at least two weeks for complete kill.