How to Get Rid of Brown House Moths and their LarvaeBrown House Moths (Hofmannophila pseudospretella) are often found in birds nests that are in a loft, attic or roof space, from where these moths can then migrate into living areas of the home or business. Brown House Moths are sometimes called secondary carpet moths, secondary clothes moths or secondary stored food product moths.The damage that can be caused to carpets, clothes or food stuffs is by the larval stage of the moth which develop over a period of 2 to 5 months depending on the temperature and humidity in the area where they a living.
The larvae stay within food material which is normally made of high protein and the larvae of Brown House Moths are often found in museums and libraries as well as the home or business. In a museum or library, Brown House Moths can cause damage to antique soft furnishings or to the binding material in books! In the home or business these insect pests are often found around the edges of rooms, where the floor meets the wall. Here they may be feeding on dead insects and other debris that can be under skirting boards and in the cracks and crevices around the room. They will also feed on wool in carpets, cashmere or silk clothes and a wide variety of spilt food stuffs.
The adult Brown House Moth has brownish speckled wings with fringes of hair at the back of the wings and they are about 8mm in length.
Only with a combination of Brown House Moth Pest Control Products will you fully eliminate and stop an infestation of these insect pests.
We have put together complete Brown House Moth Control Treatment Packs and we supply individual products for your own personal choice of items to kill and get rid of these insect pests. Our range includes organic and insecticide sprays and powders along with fumigating smoke generators which are all professional standard products cleared for diy use.
Please note that in treating an infestation of brown house moths, we would always recommend that you also smoke fog your loft or roof space area as these insect pests like to live in loft insulation and very often it is from these areas that these moths have found their way downstairs and into your living areas.
Our tried and tested product range is below:
If you need any help or advice, please telephone 03330 119703 or drop us an email info[a]stopmoths.co.uk
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