Case Bearing Clothes Moth, Common Clothes Moth, White Shouldered House Moth
I was called to a property in Headley Down, near Bordon today for a moth problem in the (fairly new) natural wool carpets. Upon investigation, I found Case Bearing clothes moth in most rooms, common clothes moth in some rooms and in the downstairs loo there were adult White Shouldered House moths around the waste pipe. The discovery of the White shouldered House Moth was unusual and a bit of a surprise. On further investigation, behind a stopcock flap at the back by the waste pipe, I found some rodent poison bait which had been placed by another firm to get rid of mice. The moths had been living on the food product within the poison bait and were now emerging into the room. Another problem solved and treating the carpets will stop the textile moths spreading.