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Methods To Get Rid Of Moths

Thursday, 17. July 2014 5:35

Moths can be a big nuisance in the household. They can enter the pantry and feast on grains and other cereals and also create havoc on the closets by getting attached to fabrics. While overall they do not pose a threat as such but their presence can be annoying.

When talking about how to get rid of moths, there are two steps to the process. [...]

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How to Get Rid of Indian Meal Moth inside a Home

Monday, 3. January 2011 17:59

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Indian meal moths can be found in a variety of materials. They are actually a common pantry pest and can be easily confused with Clothes Moths. The most effective way to find infestations is to start in the pantry and to inspect materials that may host Indian meal moths. Look for webbings as a way to determine if any items are infested. This webbing is made by the larvae before pupation occurs. Any of the following materials can be infested with Indian meal moths: Dried fruits, cereals, nuts, grain products, candy, pet foods, spices, and also any other processed materials that have a vegetable origin. They can also be found in dried flower arrangements and also in scented dried arrangements like potpourri. Powdered milk and flour are also areas of infestation. Keep in mind though, that the larvae will travel off into other locations before the pupa stage and is not attracted to just one food source. Keep Reading

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How to Get Rid of Clothes Moths

Monday, 3. January 2011 17:49

Clothes moths actually have been significant in economic distress in the past due to thousands of dollars for treatment. These days, they are not as big of a problem as they were in the past and although they do not pose as big of a threat today, infestations of clothes moths can be a great nuisance and will create damage to the insides of homes. There are two important species of clothes moths, however, Keep Reading

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Clothes Moths

Friday, 31. December 2010 10:44

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Clothes Moths have been significant in economic distress in the past, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars for treatment; however, they are not as big of a problem today as they were in the past.  Although they may not be a great problem recently, if there is an infestation of clothes moths, they may be a great nuisance and can cause significant damage to the inside of a home.

There are two important species of Clothes moths: the Webbing clothes moths and the Casemaking clothes moths.  Both are very similar in physical form and there a minor differences in their biology and commonality. Keep Reading

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Indian Meal Moth

Tuesday, 28. December 2010 18:08

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Indian Meal Moth

Indian Meal Moths are probably the most encountered pantry pest that are found in homes, grocery stores, warehouses, etc. in the United States. They may one of the most important pests as well and although they are commonly encountered in the United States, Indian Meal Moths can be found worldwide. The common name – Indian Meal Moth – was given to the species of moth by an American entomologist when she found the moth feeding on cornmeal, also known as “Indian corn”. Keep Reading

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