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What is the Best way to disinfect home from moths

Posted by Julzy83 (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 25, 12 at 19:57


I am experiencing moth infestation at home. They aren't your typical pantry moths as explained on your website. These moths have been found in my book shelves and photo albums in the living room and there is no food there. There is plenty of natural light.

After clearing out my photo albums, I happen to found the white spiderlike sticky web nests with baby lavae/moths breading. All of my albums have been cleaned from the shelf however I am still finding moths near and around the shelve even though everything has been cleaned, vacuumed and disinfected. I am a clean freak and I don't understand how I can get rid of them. Some of my old books (handed down from family) have been destroyed due to their web-like nests :(

In addition, I have found these moths hanging around the ceiling in daylight in rooms but once again there is no food.

Can anyone please provide me with advice on how to get rid of them and also what is the best way to disinfect your home from moths?

Thank you in advance for your suggestions.

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RE: What is the Best way to disinfect home from moths

I don't know if this is the best way or the right way, but when I had carpet moths, this is what I did. First I vacuumed and then sprayed with a product containing pyrethrum which comes from Chrysanthemum oil. Then, because I was going out of town anyhow, I set off a bug bomb in the room.

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