Pest & Property Solutions Ltd

35 Llanrumney Avenue

Llanrumney

Cardiff

CF3 4BQ


OFFICE: 02922 404605

ONSITE: 07825 722312

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Pest & Property Solutions Ltd 2024 all rights reserved. Incorporated in England and Wales. Company Registration No 13412263  VAT 463 3281 95

Registered Office Address: 35 Llanrumney Avenue, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 4BQ. GDPR Compliancy Statement

Our Services

- Drone Surveys

- Roof & Gutter Cleaning

- Intelligent Bird Scaring

- Rodent Control

- Rodent Proofing

- Wasp Nest Removal


OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Qualified & professional pest control technicians covering Cardiff and surrounding areas.


24 HOUR CALL OUT

We are available 24 hours per day 7 days per week if needed.

Out of Hours premiums apply.


- Insect Control

- Flea & Bedbug Control

- Bird Proofing

- Wildlife Control

- Guano Cleaning

- Disinfectant Cleaning


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Clothes Moth

Clothes moths, scientifically known as Tineola bisselliella, are small but notorious pests that pose a threat to textiles and fabrics. These insects are commonly found in homes, particularly in areas where natural fibres like wool, silk, and fur are present. The adult moths themselves are relatively inconspicuous, but it's their larvae that cause the most damage. The life cycle of clothes moths consists of four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. It is during the larval stage that these tiny creatures feed voraciously on fabrics, leaving behind irreparable damage in the form of holes and weakened fibres.

Unlike some other pests, clothes moths prefer darkness and are often found in dark, undisturbed areas such as closets, attics, and storage spaces.

Preventing and managing clothes moth infestations involves a combination of cleanliness, vigilance, and targeted interventions. Regular cleaning, vacuuming, and proper storage of vulnerable items can help minimize the risk of an infestation. Additionally, using moth repellents like cedar blocks or lavender sachets can act as deterrents.

In the realm of textiles, preservation efforts often extend beyond pest control. Museums and collectors face significant challenges in safeguarding historic garments and artefacts from the destructive tendencies of clothes moths. Specialized conservation techniques, such as controlled environments and careful handling, are employed to protect these valuable pieces.

The economic impact of clothes moths is not limited to individual households. The fashion and textile industries also grapple with issues related to pest damage during production, storage, and transportation. Effective pest management practices become essential in these settings to prevent financial losses and maintain product quality.

As our understanding of these pests deepens, researchers continue to explore innovative solutions for clothes moth control. From natural predators to advanced repellents, ongoing efforts seek to provide sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives to traditional insecticides.


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