As the weather begins to turn and we wave goodbye to the summer, the time to hunt out our warmer clothes that have been tucked away at the back of our wardrobes has arrived. However, you may find that something else has got their first!

Statistics show that October is the month for discovering unseen moth infestations!

Damaging Clothes

Moths have an innate ability to slip into wardrobes and closets earlier in the year and once there, will be able to spend countless hours happily munching their way through your garments.Clothes Moths

Not only this, they have ample time to breed like wild fire, strewing everything with larvae and what’s more, there are more moths around than ever before.

A recent Daily Mail story explored this in greater depth.

It’s the worst moth invasion ever – so put your jumpers in the microwave!

  • October is the month for moth infestations according to pest control experts
  • High quality fabrics are a moth’s favourite meal 
  • Lavender, thanks to its strong smell, is a very good deterrent 
  • A moth’s life cycle can be anything from 55 to 90 days 
  • Give your home and clothing a thorough clean every month or two

Click on the following link for the full story –

Successful Control of Common Clothes Moth

Successful control of Common Clothes Moth requires planning followed by a thorough treatment by a professional pest control company. To eradicate this pest requires a close understanding of its biology, lifestyle and habits. Integrated Pest Management has the expertise and years of practical field experience, we know which products to use, when to use them and where.

It is essential that we identify exactly where the heart of the issue is. Sometimes moths have made a b line to your wardrobe, other times the problems may focus on a cupboard or drawer. The good news/bad news is that it is typically very obvious where the problem lies due to the amount of damage which has been caused.

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If you suspect you have a moth control London problem, call us for more advice on 01992 763776