In order to get rid of moths, the first thing you will have to do is get them identified. There are many different kinds of moths in the UK and quite a few can present a pest control problem. Pest control treatment is determined by correct identification. Our technicians will be able to identify the moths you have when they come to assess and treat the problem. Alternatively, if you’re not sure if the moths you’ve seen are the destructive type, you can always take a photo and email it to us. We’d be happy to identify them for you.
It is the larvae or caterpillars of these moths which will cause the damage as they will feed on the protein found in clothing made from natural fibres, especially wool. There’s nothing more frustrating that finding your favourite and costly clothes, carpets or soft furnishings damaged by unsightly holes.
They can be a really expensive moths to have in your home or business as they are capable of destroying carpets that cost thousands of pounds. Carpet Moth can be quite sneaky too. They are known to keep out of the way and attack carpets underneath furniture. You often won’t know you have them until you go to move the bed only to discover there are no carpet fibres left!
Clothes and Carpet moth have enjoyed a surge in numbers recently due to eco homes using wool based insulation. This along with the fashion for high quality organic fibre carpets has also helped to encourage them. When you consider the damage that clothes and carpet moth can cause, it becomes apparent why getting rid of moths is of paramount importance.
Apart from the moths above, most pest moths in the UK are those that feed on grains and other stored foodstuffs. A comprehensive plan for monitoring and control is required for stored product moths. Acclaim Environmental can quickly identify the moth species in your property and implement effective treatment and monitoring
Our easy-to-understand products and systems will ensure that the moths disappear a lot quicker than you’d expect. It depends on the extent of the infestation of course, but generally one treatment will do the job. Quick execution, a thorough eye for detail and then monitoring is key. Give us a call today to talk about your moth control options.
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