Clothes Moth

Our remedy for clothes moth control

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Before storing any woolen or natural fiber clothes, clean them according to directions. Zippered plastic bags or plastic storage tubs are better than boxes.Do not store the bags or tubs in your attic, garage or basement if possible. Mothballs leave a strong odor but will help deter fabric pests.

Use caution when purchasing clothing second-hand. These items could bring unwanted pests like moths into your home. Inspect second hand items thoroughly and when in doubt, ask us for help!

How to Identify a Clothes Moth

Appearance

Cream or white, about 3/8″. Larvae often leave strands of the silk they spin on fabrics.

Habitat

As their name implies, clothes moths live in clothing, carpets, fabrics and furs. They can fly but usually hide in dark corners or in the folds of fabric. While not particularly dangerous, they can do real damage to clothes and other fabrics.

Diet

These moths are able to digest animal hairs and feed on any item made of natural fibers, particularly wool and cashmere.

Is This Your Critter?

Maybe it is, maybe it isn’t. We can handle the identification and get you a solution to your problem quickly.

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Not Your Fabric Pest?

Here are some of the other fabric pests found in the Midwest.

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