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Tong
24-09-2009, 08:11 AM
Morning all,

does anybody know where to get a mossie net for a single bed please?

cheers!

QuietStorm
24-09-2009, 10:00 AM
Hope others can help for I haven't a clue. Haven't seen those things in a long time. :p When I was growing up, that was what we had. It was the best and safest mosquito repellent ever! Then the aircon kicked in, practically killing off the mossie net. :D

sulynx
24-09-2009, 11:14 AM
i've seen it in ikea. costs less than rm50 and have 4 different colours. i remembered that cos was quite tempted to buy one. :p you have to set it up yourself on the ceiling though.

chewie
24-09-2009, 11:34 AM
tong...u from KK as in Kota Kinabalu or Kuala Kangsar. If you can tell where are you located then it will be easier for us to know the nearest place for you..

jan tomaswaki
24-09-2009, 11:38 AM
Morning all,

does anybody know where to get a mossie net for a single bed please?

cheers!
maybe you should lightup the mozzie coil outside the window so the mozzie would not enter in.It really works!

bzxiao
24-09-2009, 11:39 AM
I've ever seen them in hardware shops before. Maybe you can check with your local hardware stores.

Firebird
24-09-2009, 11:40 AM
maybe you should lightup the mozzie coil outside the window so the mozzie would not enter in.It really works!Hate the smell of the mozzie coil. It drives me away, too! :p

Tong
24-09-2009, 11:44 AM
We tried everything .. our 6 yr old is eaten alive .. they seem to enjoy the coil smoke and eat the cironella .. mortein spray is effective but they still seem to hide from it. we are staying at kota kemuning area

many thanks

jan tomaswaki
24-09-2009, 12:32 PM
Why not spent on the mozzie net on the window,mine cost RM11/sq ft,good and safe investment for lifetime

kwchang
24-09-2009, 01:02 PM
A mosquito net for the bed is quite limiting ... do note that the aedes mosquito is active during dusk - between 6-8pm ... you can't be confining the child to bed at that time.

Mosquito-proofing the house is a better idea and better investment... imagine, no mozzies when you are indoors and you can have your dinner in peace as well as spend quality time with your family

Sentinel
24-09-2009, 04:19 PM
Chang is right. There must be a reason why there are so many mozzies in Kota Kemuning. Could it be the lakes?

I was staying at The Lake Condominium in Kota Kemuning for 2 years (2007/8) opposite the McDonalds... we were on the 7th floor and there were lots of mozzies around... surprisingly still haven't heard of a dengue outbreak in Kota Kemuning....

MasterQ
24-09-2009, 05:18 PM
The reason why you can hardly find shops selling the good old days mosquito net is because there is no demand for it in urban 'kampung.' For brick houses like those in Kota Kemuning or USJ for that matter, there is a better method called 'home sealing." I have seen it being advertised many times in the Star and I happened to capture the address and contact number.

kwchang
24-09-2009, 05:39 PM
I took the liberty to remove the free advert given by MasterQ. Since he is so thoughtful to make readers' life easier, I suggest you contact him if you are interested in details.

Unfortunately, we need to maintain the no-advertisement policy of this Forum. Please do not make it difficult for me to impose this regulation. On one hand, you can agree we do not have advertisers and then old members put up advertisements ... please think before you move la

vsat
25-09-2009, 01:23 PM
Get the Permanet. It's on my blog I believe.

Tong
26-09-2009, 06:00 PM
Thankyou all for your help and wide ranging advice including what time to put my own child to bed :rolleyes:

... I have now purchased a suitable net from a fellow forummer.

besitai2007
26-09-2009, 08:16 PM
Screening the windows may help. My missus don't like screens as she always say "No airlah!"
Personally I don't like to inhale the fumes from mossie coils. Burning them is almost like lighting up cigarettes. You are breathing in the tar and other noxious gases throughout the whole night. It is almost like you are smoking a mossie coil. There is a type where you put drops of the stuff into a heater device. The chemical is usually some form of pyrethrum a natural insecticide. Some companies may have added other ingredients and are not telling us. Don't know how "safe" it is to breathe in the stuff for long periods.