Moths in Cyprus



Sprays, disinfection, how to control and exterminate them.

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Protecting your home from Moths

Many people are having problems with Moths in Cyprus.While moths do not pose a risk to health, are parasites homes due to severe damage caused by larvae in clothing, fabrics, furs, leather and carpets.This fabric damage may continue for weeks after the eggs hatch and the emergence of young larvae. Serious damage fabrics can be made ​​before the appearance of insects and for this reason it is important that preventative measures to address the moth.

Indications Infestation of Moths
Often the initial signs of insect moth are damaged fabrics, but usually there will be other signs :

  • Ÿ perfect insects moths (often crawling rather than flying )
  • Ÿ format worm larvae ( moth larvae )
  • Ÿ tubes with a silky texture or pockets into which live larvae of moths
  • Ÿlarvae – pupae ( silk cocoons ) in which larvae metamorphose into moths

Moth identification

There are four species of insects moth that cause infections in household :

The perfect insects have length 6-8mm with bright feathers and without another special feature

  • Ÿ Larvae cream color – white with a brown head and length up to 10mm

Ÿ The moth larvae make irregular holes in fabrics. They occur particularly in fabrics of animal origin.The perfect insect length 6mm dark color – light yellow and three faint spots

  • Ÿ Larvae cream color – white and length up to 10mm

ŸThe perfect insects have length 8-14mm and brown with three or four dark spots

  • Ÿ Larvae up to 20mm long, pale yellow color with a brown head

Ÿ The larvae feed on various fabrics of animal origin such as wool, leather and feathers. ŸThe perfect insects have length 6-10mm, head is white and has -colored feathers

  • ŸLarvae up to 20 mm long, cream colored head with red-brown color

ŸThe larvae seek their food in different materials. They cause less wear on fabrics compared to other moths.

How to keep moths away

It is difficult to prevent moths from entering an open window or an open door.The moths are attracted by the lights of the house.When finally the insects moths enter the house, lay their eggs in dark and quiet places where stored clothes and fabrics.Areas of high risk are considered the guest rooms, under beds, cabinets and closets that are rarely used. Also areas of high risk and attics, why moths are attracted to the nests of birds that can be found in the roof eaves of the house.Dirty or soiled clothing is particularly attractive to moths. It is advisable to clean clothes before storing.

Where fabrics stored for a long time, it is advisable to place them in sealed plastic bags or suitcases.Regularly wipe down the furniture with a vacuum cleaner to remove moth eggs before they hatch. This is especially important if in the past the area had faced attack or if you perceive increased activity of moths.

There is a solution.

Moths in Cyprus can be a very serious problem. Our company exterminate with specific methods and sprays Moths throughout Cyprus, depending on their type, using products approved by the Health Authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture and the European Union.

The technical scientists FLY PEST CONTROL is always near you and they have at their disposal a number of powerful disinfectants, insecticides, methods for the control of insects and rodents and provide assurance that the attack has fully addressed satisfactorily, providing high level security for your family and for your pets.

So if you have problem with Moths in Cyprus, and you would like to get rid of them, feel free to ask for a free estimate and advice. Contact us today.