Pest Control News

Friday, 21 August 2020

Moths

Moths

Adult moths are around in abundance in the summer evenings. You are likely to see them fluttering around lights and resting on ceilings. Why they are so attracted to lights is not necessarily known, but they are rather annoying pests we have to deal with in the summer. 

It is not really the adult moths that we need to worry about, it is the larvae that hatch from the eggs they lay. Adult moths main aim is to reproduce. Once they have done that, the female moths look for a ideal location to lay their eggs. These locations are usually in materials such as stored clothing and bedding, or even soft furnishings. This is because once the eggs hatch, these materials make great food sources for the larvae. 

If you find small holes in your clothing or material items, then the chances are you have moths in your home. If you see more then 5 adults in your home, then the chances are that you have a moth infestation. 

Moth problems can be difficult to deal with, as it typically means going through all stored material items and wherever possible, washing them at high temperatures to kill any eggs or larvae. If the infestation is really bad, then give SOS Pest Control a call. Professionals can deal with the problem efficiently and effectively, using safe methods of eradication, and leaving you completely pest free.