3 BEST WAYS TO GET RID OF MOTHS

3 BEST WAYS TO GET RID OF MOTHS

3 BEST WAYS TO GET RID OF MOTHS3 BEST WAYS TO GET RID OF MOTHS

Moths are type of insects that feed on woolens, furs, fabrics, leather silks and the like. Moths naturally fall into two categories, there are those who ingest food that humans eat, and there are those that feed on materials that contain fiber. Moth infestations doesn’t necessarily happen in pantries or kitchens alone, for some instances, infestation and nesting happens inside closets and cabinets. These pests can be brought in to your homes by much bigger pests such as rats or birds. Another way these pests can be introduced to your homes is through welcoming moth or larvae contaminated food in your homes such as bins for different types of grains. Moreover, you should be worried for both the adult moths and its larvae. Apparently, the larvae is the one that has the capability to destroy your clothes whilst the fully grown moths are the ones responsible for reproduction of their kind.

Here are 3 best ways we have gathered to help you get rid of these pests:

Vacuum

Like we’ve said, you are supposed to look out for both adult moths and its larvae. There are some substances created to kill moths but  do not have the capacity to kill larvae. This is why it’s important to do some vigorous vacuuming to get rid of living moths and the future generation of moths. For though you store food and clothing pieces neatly and correctly, moth larvae will still eat and survive through the crumbs. This makes it beneficial to do regular vacuuming in order to pull out such small larvae eggs and pupae from different rags, carpets and other furniture in your home. You may use a machine with a HEPA filter to get into potential breeding spots for these creatures.

Peppermint Leaves

Insects as small as Moths are very much repellant to smelly tangy substances produced by natural essential plants such as mint leaves or lavender. You can use either in treating moth infestations in your home. Just like most pests, these creatures seem to weaken whenever they are around smells that their body cannot take in. Particularly, those that are strong in smell and can ultimately produce oil that are beneficial for humans. You can place Peppermint leaves along your windowsills and door openings. If you prefer to use Peppermint Oil, it’d probably have the same effect. You just have to mix the mint oil together with water to create a more misty substance suitable for spraying.

Get in touch with Go-Forth Pest Control Services

Our company has been around since the year 1959. Since then, the company has decided to devote its time and resources into providing solutions for various types of pest infestations. While the company has grown in time, it was able to develop different sorts of services and solutions to the ongoing rapidly increasing cases of pest infestations to different areas. Our team provides services that start from preventive measures services up to sustaining a pest free environment for our customers. We always aim to give the best in what we do, which is why we want you to let us help you!

Go-Forth Pest Control is a family owned exterminator company based in High Point, NC. The company covers The Triad, The Triangle, Charlotte, Hickory, Wilmington, Columbia SC.

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