When the cold of winter hits, there’s nothing as satisfying as pulling out your warm wool sweater and socks and sitting by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa and a good book. But this year you notice something peculiar: your stored clothes are covered in holes!
Moth larvae have long been known to feed on clothes that are left in storage for long periods of time, especially those made of natural fibers such as wool and cotton. For many people, the only effective solution to their moth problem is to use moth balls or other chemical-based solutions and hope
the pesky creatures will eventually go away.
Fortunately, there are natural and non-toxic solutions to preventing and treating moths in your home, which eliminate the need of harmful chemicals and don’t jeopardize the health and safety of your family. If you noticed moths have destroyed your favorite winter clothes this year, or you want to prevent them from becoming a problem in the future, use the following guide on how to spot, treat and prevent these nuisance pests.