How To Prevent Moths At Home

It’s very common to have a moth in your house as they get in through doors and window cracks. The moth eggs hatch in your house as they lay eggs on furniture or rugs. To reduce the risk of an infestation with some pest control services as it is maybe difficult to prevent the moths with DIY methods. Try to protect the clothes and other items from moth damage. 

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Here are the ways to prevent the moth at home:

  • Clean wool and cashmere garments

Whenever you are wearing wool and cashmere garments outside then gently rub them. Moth larvae adhere to the things and easily infiltrate your closet. So keep the moth larvae away with regular cleaning.

  • Before storing clothes wash them

If you are storing your clothes and other belongings for a long period then wash them properly. After washing, keep the clothes under the sun to dry naturally. This is the best way to wash away or destroy the eggs or larva present in clothes. Then store the clothes in boxes and closets.

  • Use airtight container

If you want moth control then it’s highly recommended to keep the clothes in an airtight container. Prevent the moth from entering and laying eggs with firmly locked chests, airtight baggage, and plastic packing.

  • Vacuum Regularly 

For pet-friendly pest control use a vacuum on the furniture, sofas, and hidden areas. Before the moth eggs hatch, the hatch tries to remove them. You can prevent the moths from entering your home if you draw curtains through windows and doors at night.

  • Use dry storage space

Never store your clothes and other items in moist and humid places such as outside sheds, the basement, and garages. Keep the clothes and other belongings in an indoor closet or dry place.

  • Avoid climate-sensitive areas

The climate-sensitive locations in your home are cellars, carports, and backyard sheds so you must avoid storing your things in these locations. Some moths are attracted to cupboards, kitchens and food items in your house and they cause havoc to food and other items. So, follow the best pest control preventative measures to keep them away. In this way, you can keep your clothes, meals, and other belongings safe. 

The most common moth found in your home:

The three most common types of moths are webbing moths, case-making moths, and pantry moths. The webbing and case-making moths damage leather, wool, silk, fur, and natural fibers in your house but pantry moths feed on cereal, nuts, birdseed, and other items. 


Identify the primary source of moths in your house and follow some tricks to trap flying moths in your house. Try to suck up the flying moths if you have a vacuum with a hose. On your carpet continuously use moth spray and powder and also clean the infested areas. After cleaning, don’t forget to empty your vacuum tank. Hire professional pest control services and the technician will explain the treatment process to you and offer the best prevention advice. So call us now for the best solutions or reach us online too for Same Day Booking Services.