With cold weather, out comes our sweaters and jackets, and with them, the surprising finding of clothes moth or moth damage. Clothes moths are not attracted to light like many other moths. Clothes moth extermination relies on sanitation. The best solution for moths is to vacuum all areas of the closet (or whatever is the clothing storage are).
In the spring, prior to putting your cool weather clothes away, clean them or have them cleaned, then store them in airtight storage.
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For more information, this link to a great piece on clothes moths from Penn State is a good start.
-Lauren Greenhow Greenhow, General Manager, GreenHow, Inc
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