How To Act Like a Pro When You Detect Moths at Your Home?

A tiny little creature has been a matter of stress for all of us. Interestingly, they just launch various assaults on men causing distress. They might hit on your face or silently eat your clothes, carpets, or food items. We are talking about the invincibles, “MOTHS”. 

What are Moths?

For a layman to understand they are simply insects belonging to the Lepidoptera. Their life cycle starts from larvae to cocoon and finally they reach adulthood. We can find about 160,000 types of moths found worldwide and 2500+ types of moths are yet known to exist in the UK. They all are nocturnal and live for a common purpose to reproduce and destroy your day!!

2500+ varieties of moths in the UK could have destroyed every household but there are only a few such as the clothes moth, the carpet moth, and the pantry moth which pose the highest risks. The moths might be divided in type, size or name but united in action that devours your clothes, carpets, food, etc. as soon as the larves get hatched.   

Moths that can wreak havoc on your property? 

Majorly there are three types of moths which can cause a lot of damage to you just living under your nose and you can’t notice their presence unfortunately but of course, their action can give you a lasting impact. So let’s know who are those powers that fade your power.

#1 Clothes Moths:

Clothing moths are pests that can destroy fabric and other materials. They feed exclusively on animal fibers, especially wool, fur, silk, feathers, felt, and leather. They can even grow if used clothes are left unattended for a long period of time without being washed. Clothing moths are small, 1/2-inch moths that are beige or buff-colored. They have narrow wings that are fringed with small hairs. They have again subdivided into two types 1) Webbing clothes moth and 2) Casemaking clothes moth.

#2 Carpet Moths:

Like the clothes moths, the carpet moth larvae are also very very small and difficult to trace unless a thorough inspection is not done or any major damage doesn’t happen to the carpets. Carpet moth larvae eat carpets, rugs, furniture, cushions, and any items that have natural fiber in them.

#3 Pantry Moths:

Pantry moths are the types of moths that are commonly found in the panty. They can infest any of the food items or grains. The adult moths are very small that are 1/4 to 3/8 inch in length, with a wingspan of 1/2 to 3/4 inch which makes it difficult to notice until the infestation is high.

What are the Damages Caused by Moths?

  1. Clothes being the feed of the cloth moths gets majorly damaged. Not the moth, but the moth larvae that cause all damages. Clothes made of woolen, or leather gets severely destroyed. They can even infest the clothes stored in the wardrobe.
  2. Carpet beetles are the culprits which can damage the carpets, rugs, and other furniture linens, and even door screens.
  3. Adults moths only live to reproduce. They sometimes hit you in the face, fly inside the house at night, discolor the corner of the houses etc.
  4. Pantry moths or Food moths primarily bring damage to the food items. 

How to Deal with Moth Infestation?

Getting moths at home is quite a common thing and every other house might see moth infestation at some day. The first response to the house moths would be spraying insecticides but the toxin content can harm children and even the clothes. The best approach would be to call a professional moth killer in Central London to take control of the situation.

They are good at identifying and taking a specialized approach to eradicate the moths from your house or commercial spaces.

Hire the Professional Moth Control Specialist in Central London

If you live in Central London, West Hampstead, Belgravia, Mayfair, Islington, Chelsea, Kensington, Victoria, and Golders Green, covering a five-mile radius of Central London then Moth Killers can be your best option for you. It is a small company with technicians having over 25 years of experience in moth control. Not only get rid of moths from your houses but also follow a quarterly inspection program to prevent the moths from coming back and causing damages again to your valuables.

Give us a call at +44 800 077 8220 to get a personalized quote and email at office@mothkillers.co.uk to know how we can help.