Fish moths are also called Silverfish and these insects can be a great nuisance once infested. Fish moths feed on the material of your clothes and leave the clothes with various holes that destroy the clothes completely and can lead to a lot of wasted money.
Where do fish moths infest?
Fish moths not only infest clothing cupboards to feed on fabric, but they also infest food cupboards, carpets, and wallpaper. Fish moths survives in mould, sugars from food and clothes, and they therefore survive in these dedicated places for long periods of time causing damage and nuisance to the owner.
Measures to prevent fish moth infestations in the future:
- Ensure that there is no mould in the house or on the premises because the moisture attracts the fish moths and that is where they infest
- Ensure that foods are closed properly in the food cupboard or move items like flour, porridge, and other foods with a lot of carbohydrates that attracts fish moths to the fridge where they cannot access these foods.
- Ensure that you clean your house on a rotational basis, this means cleaning out the food cupboard every now and again and wiping the surface of the cupboard, this includes clothing cupboards as well.
How to get rid of fish moths once infested?
There are various DIY methods that can be used to remove these insects from your property, however, these are not always effective and can cost you additional unnecessary money because you might try various methods before finding the one that works, that is, if you find a method that works efficiently.
It is extremely important that you contact a professional pest control specialist to remove these insects for good and to ensure that there are no future infestations.
Our expert team of pest control specialists at Pestatermite have years of experience in the removal of fish moth infestations and we can assist you with getting rid of fish moths by terminating them with out specialised expertise and products.
Contact us today at Pestatermite to get more information on fish moth infestations and to ensure that there are no future infestations at your property again, we are here to help you get rid of the inconvenience of the fish moth infestation at your premises.