Take correct action
The food moths are the most frustrating of the moths. It should be natural, toxic and the most effective methods to use to combat the moths in the pantry. Here are some tips for you on how to successfully and effectively avoid them.
If you suspect there are food moths in your pantry, first visit everything there.
Although the moths tend to infest flour and cereals, you should also check the baked fruit, the sweets, the pet food also. Look for moths, larvae and eggs that look like tissue or grain groups. Throw away any infested food.
Fight food moths
- Clean every corner, hideout and scratch with a vacuum cleaner or soapy water. If there are signs of infestation, discard the trash or vacuum bag.
- Wipe all shelves, food containers and all surfaces with white vinegar. For extra protection use a few drops of essential oil - peppermint, lemon oil, eucalyptus or tea tree oil.
- To prevent contamination, store food in an airtight glass, in metallic or plastic containers.
- Laurel leaves repel the panicle insects. Put the leaves in tin cans and chests
- Keep dry material in a plastic bag in the fridge for a week to kill the eggs.
Rinse the dishes properly
Wipe the surfaces with vinegar
Vacuum all cracks and corners
Throw away the corn and pasta
Empty the trash
Wipe off with a cloth
Food moths in the container where to preserve the crop