Moth control in London
Cost effective moth control in London
The common cloth moth (Tineola bisselliella) is a serious pest control problem to residents in London 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.
The damage that they cause can continue for many weeks which is why it is important to get a thorough fumigation and residual treatment implemented straight away. unfortunately due to the harbourage of moths in out of the way places the damage moths can cause may have been done before numbers of flying moths are seen and so prevention of a moth problem at the source of infestation is important.
How to treat a house moth infestation in London?
While a relatively minor infestation of moths can be dealt with using DIY products, an established moth problem in house is likely to require the help of experts,Environ are committed to providing this service to the residents of London.
The mains 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:
- small pin-prick holes in clothes
- bald patches on carpets
- adult moths (either crawling or on the wing)
- maggot-like larvae (moth caterpillars/wax-worms)
- the silken tubes or cases in which moth larvae live
- pupae (silk cocoons) which the larvae turn into moths
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:
- Under beds
- Under rugs
- Boiler cupboards
Danger signs and things to look out for when trying to identify an infestation and its extent include:
- Dead moths around windows, lamps & lights
- Damage to textiles, rugs, carpets & clothes
- Birds nest in or near the property
The Indian meal moth (Endrosis sarcitrella) is a particular problem that is located primarily in the kitchen area of your property,the main identifiers for this particular species is the dark mottled appearance and white flecking on the shoulders,they do not pose a risk to your clothes.
Infestation can be controlled with a complete site survey to identify the main source of infestation followed by a fumigationary/fogging service in order to eradicate the species.
Environ are happy to implement a FREE site survey to all residents of London.
Effective moth control includes effective fog fortification(fogging) and residual application to ensure the complete control of the species in the various stages:
Environ pest control implement a FREE no obligation site survey to all London customers in order to talk you through the correct moth control procedure and to give you an accurate quote based on your specific needs.Please call or book online for an immediate response(please be sure to add your London postcode)