Andy Law Pest Control provide professional moth pest control for clothes moths & carpet moths. We’re happy to deal with small & large scale problems with pest moth infestation & moths in the house & advise you how to get rid of moths.
We use moth pest control and fumigation available only for professional use and are experienced in the full range of moth killer for carpet moths and clothes moths. We do moth pest control safely, so children and pets aren’t harmed. We make sure that furnishings, clothing and carpets aren’t damaged by moth killer and moth pest control too.
And we’ve got the experience in how to get rid of moths and moth larvae, from just a few moths eating clothes through to an infestation of moths in house.
Don’t let clothes moths and carpet moths in house get out of hand: it could become a widespread moth infestation which makes it more difficult to get rid of moths and moth larvae. If you have moths in house or moths eating clothes then ring or email us for professional pest control advice about carpet moth treatment, clothes moth treatment, moth larvae and how to get rid of moths.
We’ve 35 years’ experience in pest control and provide free pest control surveys and insect identification. And we’re available 7 days a week for advice and help. We really do know what we’re doing: you can trust us to get it right.
There’s more information below about carpet moths, clothes moths, moth larvae, moth eggs and our moth pest control services.
What do moths eat and do moths eat clothes?
Yes, moths eat clothes unfortunately! Moths eating clothes is done by moth larvae. Moth larvae need to eat animal protein to grow but because they have only very soft mouth-parts, and so can eat only soft animal protein, they chomp away at delicate fibres of wool, fur and feathers. They can do a lot of damage: we found a pair of sheepskin slippers stripped completely of wool inside doing moth pest control in Perth, cashmere jumpers full of holes needed moth pest control in Pitlochry, moth pest control In Dundee sorted out threadbare, moth-eaten woollen carpets and we have done moth pest control in Dunfermline for antique furs being attacked by moths. We have solved a long-standing moth problem in a very large house using moth pest control in Fife. Moth pest control in Edinburgh got rid of moths from clothing and furniture before moving house and a wardrobe full of moths was made moth-free with moth pest control in Kinross.
How long do moths live? - The moth life-cycle (Tineola bisselliella)
An adult moth does not feed and can live only up to a month, but actually carpet moths and clothes moths have 4 life-stages. An adult moth lays moth eggs that hatch after 1-2 weeks to moth larvae. Moth larvae are the ones that cause moth damage and, unfortunately, these can live for up to 2 years, depending on temperature and the quality of food they eat. Eventually they crawl away and hide in inaccessible areas and turn in to moth pupae that will produce adult carpet moths and clothes moths 2 weeks - 2 months later. To top it all, the adult moths do not fly much but, instead, stay mostly hidden and scuttle around on the floor, under furniture and beds and in clothes and bedding. It all adds up to a long life-cycle with 4 different life-stages needing moth pest control, some of them hidden away and some hard to see. This is why moths in house can be difficult to get rid of.
How to get rid of moths
Clothes moths and carpet moths have a long life-cycle, up to 2+ years possibly, with 4 different life-stages needing moth pest control, some of them hidden away. This is why a moth infestation can be difficult to get rid of.
There is no half-measure to get rid of moths: spot treatments using amateur use moth pest control and moth killer products, combined with poor or misleading information from sellers of the products (especially on the internet) can lead to a moth infestation not being controlled and becoming widespread and well-established in a property. It is important to know just how widespread the moths are too: treating only one problem spot when there are moths in other places will just lead to a cycle of repeated moth infestations.
Our professional moth pest control service
If you’ve got clothes moths or carpet moths then you must be sure that all aspects of the moth infestation are dealt with properly, or else you will not get rid of moths. Our expert and professional pest moth control service will help you do this.
House-keeping is a very important part of moth pest control, but it must be done properly and thoroughly. We can provide lots of advice on how to use house-keeping to get rid of moths, tailored to your specific circumstances and moth infestation: ring and ask us for help and advice.
We use professional moth killer sprays, dusts and fumigations for moth pest control so we can treat a property far more thoroughly than you could ever hope to yourself using DIY products. We also have the right application equipment to make sure the moth treatment reaches all the right areas. We provide a moth identification service too so we can tell you which type of clothes moths and carpet moths you have.
We advise you what the extent of the problem might be, how likely it is to recur and when moth treatments might be needed. We’ll talk through when it will be best to carry out the moth pest control and advise you on the use of moth traps and how to monitor your moth infestation. We can supply you with moth traps too.
We really do know what we’re doing; you can trust us to get it right. Contact us now for advice.
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