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Bugged by pests? You are not alone! Most households and businesses face common pest problems.

We’ve made it our mission to provide naturally effective solutions, tips, and information so that we can all have freedom from pests and damage while preserving nature’s delicate ecosystem. Read the latest here.

Moths

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How to Get Rid of Clothes Moths from Your Closet and Storage Areas

For such tiny quiet critters—Tineola Bisselliella, commonly known as clothes moths, can cause a lot of damage. For many, clothing has sentimental and financial value—even if you’re not a fashionista—having your personal items wrecked in your own home by these pests can be frustrating and upsetting. Clothes moths are not the same as the ones […]

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June 13, 2024

Pantry moth in dog food bowl
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Pantry Moths in Dog Food & Other Pet Food – What to Do

The moths that you find in pet food, such as dry dog food and cat kibble, are typically Indian meal moths. Moths and other bugs can find their way into your home through pet food products and other dry goods as well, such as in dried fruit, rice, beans, grains, and even cake mixes. They […]

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November 14, 2023

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7 Simple Tips to Protect Wools and Silks from Clothes Moths

When temperatures begin to cool down, we’re all putting away our cute cotton tops and replacing them with the cozy wool sweaters we stashed away last spring. Unfortunately, some of you may discover what we dread finding each fall — that while you were out enjoying the summer sun, an uninvited guest was hanging out […]

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August 29, 2022

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Pantry Moth Infestations – What You Need to Know

Pantry moths are stealth masters. They are silent, secretive and sneaky. Moths will hide in dark corners and undisturbed areas so that you almost never notice them. Then they’ll lay their miniscule eggs along the seams where a piece of trim or mop board meets the wall, in high or hard to reach corners, or […]

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January 16, 2020

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Natural Pest Control for Moths

Moths seem to appear out of nowhere. They are seldom discovered until their damage has already been done.  It is hard to implement pest control for moths because they are so difficult to detect. Traps as Pest Control for Moths Traps are commonly used for pest control. Sticky traps leave you with the problem of […]

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April 15, 2017

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How to Get Rid of Moths from Your Home Safely and Permanently

Furs and silks can be signs of a lovely and luxurious wardrobe – but they can also be an invitation for moth infestations. Clothes moths are attracted to natural fibers. They will lay in wait, damaging or destroying precious items that are stored away. Preventing moth damage is essential. You may not know you have […]

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April 15, 2017

Pantry moth larvae in flour container
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What Causes Pantry Moths & What to Do When You Find Them

Have you ever noticed weird clumps in an old bag of flour or even a new one you just got from the grocery store? Ever noticed webbing along the corners or edges of food packaging or rice that appears to be moving? If the answer is no, you’ve luckily managed to avoid this unsettling experience. […]

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March 24, 2017

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Keep Moths Away from Your Home – Repellents vs Mothballs vs Traps

If you’ve ever experienced moths in your home or belongings, you understand how much of a nuisance they can be—not to mention the damage they can cause to your linens and carpets. If you’ve found little holes in your clothes, patches in your carpets with disappearing fibers, or noticed moth activity near your pantry, these […]

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December 9, 2016

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Getting to Know the Clothes Moth & How to Keep Him Out of Your Closet

Sharing your closet with a close friend can double your options and keep you at the height of style, but sharing your closet with clothes moths can take a real bite out of your wardrobe budget. That doesn’t mean the little moth is a monster, just that he’s not a great house guest. Take a […]

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September 22, 2015

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Pest of the Month – Clothes Moths. Don’t Let Them Wreck Your Wardrobe.

Clothes moths may be some of the sneakiest pests out there. You almost never see the actual moths, but you can always tell when they have made themselves at home by the holes left in your clothing or fabrics. What causes these pests to choose your wardrobe when they’re looking for their next meal? And […]

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