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Moth Pest Control

Although moths do not pose a health risk, they are a pest in homes because of the severe damage their larvae cause to clothes, fabrics, furs, leather and carpets. This damage can necessitate the use of Pestforce’s moth pest control services.

While a minor infestation of moths can be dealt with using DIY products, an established moth problem is likely to require professional assistance from one of Pestforce’s qualified technicians.

Signs of a Moth Problem

Fabric damage is a good indicator of moth infestation. There are, however, several other signs to look out for:

  • adult moths - these often crawl rather than fly
  • maggot-like larvae (moth caterpillars)
  • silky  tubes or cases in which moth larvae live
  • pupae (silk cocoons) in which the larvae become moths

Moths are usually drawn into our homes at night by light  through open doors and windows. It’s therefore  wise to keep windows and doors  closed or invest in fly screens.

Once moths are inside your home they like to find dark, undisturbed areas to lay their eggs - usually where clothes or textiles are stored in spare rooms, under beds and rarely used storage space. Lofts are also at risk.

Dirty or soiled clothing is particularly attractive to moths, so it’s vital to clean garments before storing them away.

While  off-the-shelf products can deal with smaller moth infestations, a professional moth pest control service will be required for larger or repeat infestations.

For your free onsite moth pest control quotation, search for your local Pestforce technician at the top right corner of this page.

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