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The Best Pest Control Company For Moths In Wilmington, NC


Residents in Wilmington experienced the presence of moths and how it affects their life. While they seem to be harmless creatures, but upon closely studying their existences, they can cause damage to many things. With these, there is a need to get in touch with pest expert in Wilmington to get rid of this pests effectively.

What Is A Moth?

Moths are flying insects that closely resemble the butterfly.  No wonder, since they are cousins. They come in different forms and colors. But unlike the butterflies, they come in earth colors: brown, white, gray, or black. They have scaly wings and their wingspan is about 70 mm. Another difference between them and the butterfly is that they seem to have more fur and are fatter.

What Are The Most Common Types Of Moths?

Pantry Moths - The real enemies here are the moth larvae. These are the ones that gnaw their way into the food boxes and attack your cereals, rice, flour, pasta, powdered milk, and other grains. Pantry moths manage to come into your homes from dry foods bought from the grocery. Pantry moths can live anywhere from 30 to 300 days. Pantry moths are considered as the most troublesome type of moths in the United States.

Clothes Moths - The clothes moths is a scavenger that feeds on clothing. They eat fibers that come from animals, like wool, fur, and feather. They do tend to stay away from clean clothes and gravitate toward dirty clothes. They like to stay in undisturbed places like under your sofa, beds, or cabinets.

Ermine Moths - These are nuisance pests commonly found in your garden. They can defoliate garden shrubs. They are identifiable by their small white bodies covered in rows of black dots.

The Browntail Moth - The brown tail moths can cause severe skin irritation and rashes. The damages are usually caused by the caterpillars whose hairs cause these irritations. The adults cause problems when they spin nests of silk which contain hairs that cause irritation as well. Caterpillars and nests should be removed if found within your vicinity.

Before these moths cause any damages, it is important that we remove them first. Here are some tips on how to get rid of moths:

  1. Inspect your cupboard. If you feel that there is the presence of moths in the pantry, remove everything on your cupboard. Wipe the surface with hot soapy water.
  2. Clean and vacuum carpets. Vacuum areas under the sofa and other furniture.  Afterward, dispose of the bag which may contain moths or their eggs.
  3. Use repellents and mothballs to deter moths.
  4. When purchasing dry food at the grocery, inspect for possible infestation on the package you are about to buy.  Check for webbings and holes on the package.
  5. Store dried foods in plastic containers once you get home from the grocery.

If the infestation becomes too much of a problem, you may need to call the professionals. Let Go-Forth Home Services Company assist you with your pest problems in Wilmington.

Simply The Best In Pest Control

Go-Forth Home Services Company has been serving customers for 59 years now. They have excellent experience not only in moth treatment, but also with many other pest problems like mosquitoes, ants, and many others. The company has a special team of technicians who can evaluate your homes or offices on the type of service that is just right for you, so you can have that peace of mind.

Go-Forth is a family-owned exterminator company that has earned the trust of local homeowners and businesses alike.

Just dial 336- 841- 6111 to set an appointment. Our friendly operators are standing by.