Did you know that some moths are shiny in appearance while others are brown or grey? Maybe not, but one thing you know for sure is that you do not want them in your wardrobes or carpets. Our professionals can help you with moth extermination before these pests destroy all of your clothes and soft furnishings. Moths love the dark enclosed space of closets.
Moths can also breed in and feed from food such as packets of flour, and soon overrun your kitchen cupboards. One of the problems with the clothing moth is that in its larva stage, the pest that thrives on clothing, particularly on the woollen garments…although it will feast on anything that is made of fibrous material. The larva thrives on things made from products such as angora, cotton, wool, furs and cashmere. The other problem with house moths is that when they breed, the numbers can quickly become excessive, and the little creatures fly around the house and soon get just about everywhere.
Signs you have moths in your home
In your house, certain signs indicate that it’s time to contract professional pest control moth services. For instance, you may notice damage to clothes or upholstery. Loose fibrous material on the shelves of your closet should be taken note of too. As they feed on clothes, some of the fibres may be seen on the floor or shelves. You might also notice some chipping along carpets or rugs. In kitchen cupboards, you might see larvae in flour or small moths on the inside walls of the unit.
The moth is a serious pest. It may be small but it can cause havoc that you will live to remember if you don’t get the services you need for pest control moths in a timely fashion. Damage caused by the small larva can be intensive and they are hard to detect since they do not like to stay exposed to the light. Adults can be found in the house throughout the year, and their persistent presence is what makes it hard for homeowners to get rid of moths without assistance.