Moths can cause a significant amount of damage to the organic materials in your home, from curtains and clothes to food in your pantry depending on where they get into. Did you know it’s not actually the moths that are destroying grandma’s old blanket? It is really the larvae that will eat away at organic materials.
Moth Infestations in your homeIf you want to learn how to prevent a moth infestation you need to know what they eat to prevent it. You might find moths in your basements, crawlspaces, closets and pantries. They prefer darker areas and typically avoid lighter areas. You should expect to find them in your basements, attics, closets, and crawlspaces. They can even end up in your clothing and do a lot of damage.
The adults are not nessesarily the problem. It is larvae that destroy your coats and clothing. They feed on natural materials such as wook, silk, fur, felt, hair and feathers. They also eat grains, oatmeal, or cream of wheat in your kitchen if they get in your pantrey.