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Moth Pest Control In Derry


The common cloth moth (Tineola bisselliella) is a serious pest control problem to residents in Derry and cost the textile industry millions of pounds in lost revenue each year. Although they do not pose a serious health risk, they are a pest in homes and businesses because of the severe damage their larvae cause in particular to clothes, fabrics(including pashmina and cashmere), furs, leather and carpets.


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Small maggot like larvae (moth caterpillars)

Silken tubes or cases in which the moth larvae live

Pupae (silk cocoons) from which the larvae emerge as moths

Adult moths often crawling rather than flying



Information about the Moth pest


The first thing most people notice is the damage caused to clothes, fabrics or carpets but there are other indicators of a moth infestation. These include small maggot like larvae and silk cocoons. Another cause of carpet or fur damage can be fur or carpet beetles rather than moths. These textile beetles along with house moths are often referred to as textile pests.





Beat A Pest: Moth Control Treatment


While a relatively minor infestation of moths can be dealt with using DIY products, an established moth problem in your Derry home or business is likely to require the help of experts, With the main Signs of a moth infestation, we implement a Free site survey prior to full fumigation and moth extermination. Often the first sign of a moth problem will be damage to fabrics and patches on carpets but there will usually be other indicators:


Unfortunately, due to the entomology of the species, an infestation can occur rapidly due to the harbourage of the moths in and out of the way areas such as:


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