How to deal with Clothing Moths

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Clothing moths can do thousands of pounds in damage in your cupboards and throughout your home if they’re detected too late. In addition to ruined clothing that will need to be disposed of, you may also need to have all remaining clothing dry cleaned. And for particularly bad infestations of clothing moths, professional pest control services may be required. What are clothes moths Tineola bisselliella, also known as the common clothes moths, are small 0.5-inch moths that are beige or buff-coloured. They have narrow wings that are fringed with small hairs. Unlike some other types of moths, clothes moths are...

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Other Crawling Insects

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Advice and information on Spiders, Woodworm, Carpet Beetles and Cockroaches Spiders Spiders can be an unpleasant nuisance especially where there are multiple spiders. ACTION Physical removal of the spider and the destruction of their web can help control multiple spiders. If this is not effective, insecticidal sprays can be used to remove the insects that spiders prey on as well as the spiders themselves. View the full list of products here Woodworm Woodworms are the larvae of the Common Furniture Beetle and can be very destructive as they can attack not only floorboards and joinery but structural timbers like joists...

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Bed Bugs

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Advice and information on Bed Bugs Bed Bugs Bed Bugs have become an increasingly problem due to increased travel making it easier for the bugs to travel and find hosts. They feed off the blood of a host and so are found where people rest and sleep, causing understandable distress. APPEARANCE Adult Bed bugs look like small brown discs, up to 6mm in length but in the early stages, they are much smaller, making it harder to detect. CAUSES Bed bugs can attach to luggage, bags and clothing which means that they may be transferred during travel as well as...

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Ants

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Advice and information on Ants Ants Ants usually invade buildings in search of food, particularly sweet foodstuffs they can take back to the nest. SIGNS OF INFESTATION Large numbers of the insect may be an indication of an infestation. In particular, Ant pathways may signify the presence of a nest. PREVENTION Ants are attracted to foodstuffs that are sweet and sticky so it is important to keep surfaces clear of a possible food source. In addition, an infestation indoors can be prevented by blocking off entry points by sealing cracks and crevices around doors and windows. ACTION Find the nest...

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