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Moth Control in Puerto Rico

Moths may seem harmless, but they can cause residents in Puerto Rico a lot of trouble. If you find adult moths breeding inside your home, this is dangerous for your furniture, cabinets, doors, books, and everything else that contains cellulose. Although this usually occurs in the spring in Puerto Rico due to its warm climate, it can occur at other times of the year as well.

Unlike the subterranean termite, which needs the moisture of the earth to survive, the moth gets the moisture from the wood itself from which it feeds. If you notice moth activity in your property, it’s important to enlist the help of a professional moth control company such as Rentokil formerly Oliver Exterminating.

Moth Control in Puerto Rico; Rentokil formerly Oliver Exterminating

Are Moths Dangerous?

The moth is an insect that establishes its colony inside the wood and feeds on the cellulose that it contains or other materials such as paperboard and paper that also contain cellulose. It depends on a well-organized social structure for its subsistence; the colony can count on thousands of members after a couple of breeding adults are introduced in the wood and the queen deposits its first egg. Breeding adults develop wings and fly out of the interior of the wood for the purpose of establishing new colonies.

Another sign you may have a moth problem is its excreta, which looks like small granules of sand that expel to the outside as the colony is growing as they need space for the new members. Because these insects live inside the wood and feed on it, it is difficult to determine their exact distribution and the magnitude of the infestation. Always enlist the help of a moth control expert when you notice moths.

Our Moth Control Process

Fumigation is the most effective way to completely remove the moths from your home. Fumigation is a process that first involves covering the house with tarpaulins (in wooden structures) or sealing off all doors, windows, and openings (in cement structures). From there, you introduce the fumigant into the interior of the structure. After the fumigant is introduced, the structure will remain fully closed for a period of 12 to 48 hours depending on the situation. After removal of the tarpaulins or sealing of the structure, it has to be aerated for a minimum of six hours and then tested with sophisticated fumigant detection equipment to ensure that it is safe for occupants to enter. This moth removal method is guaranteed to get all moths out.

Guaranteed Moth Removal

Moths can be much more of a nuisance pest than you would think. For residents in Puerto Rico, they can be destructive to properties. The moth control experts at Rentokil understand the frustrations of these insects invading your home. Our services will ensure that you, your family, and your property are protected.

Moth Control – Removal in Puerto Rico

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