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Do you suffer from clothes moths?

We are here to combat them and rid your home of these pesky critters. With our professional approach and effective solutions, we ensure that moths no longer have a chance. Whether it concerns clothes moths, food moths or carpet beetles, we have the knowledge and experience to combat them effectively. Contact us today.

MOTH MOSQUITOES 

Control pests

PROFESSIONAL COMBAT AND ADVICE

Mosquitoes, also known as sewer flies or eel pit moths, can be a common problem in the crawl spaces of homes and buildings.

Lifestyle:

Mosquitoes prefer moist environments and are often found in crawl spaces where organic material, such as rotting wood, is present. They feed on bacteria and fungi that grow in this organic material. Moth mosquitoes have a short life, but they can reproduce quickly. They lay their eggs in moist areas, such as sewer pipes, drains or wet crawl spaces. The larvae of the moth mosquitoes develop in these moist environments and feed on bacteria and other organic substances. Eventually they pupate and emerge as adult moth gnats.

Control:

Combating mosquitoes in the crawl space requires a combination of preventive measures and targeted treatments. Here are some possible control measures:

  1. Moisture Control: Mosquitoes thrive in moist environments, so reducing moisture in the crawl space is essential. Provide good ventilation and consider installing a damp proof system to reduce humidity levels.

  2. Sanitation: Remove any decaying organic material, such as wood or leaves, from the crawl space. Also clean drains and sewer pipes regularly to reduce potential breeding grounds for moth gnats.

  3. Closure: Check that there are no openings or cracks through which mosquitoes can enter the crawl space. Make sure there is a good seal to prevent them from gaining access to the space.

  4. Professional pest control: In severe cases, it may be advisable to call a professional pest control service. They can carry out targeted treatments, such as applying insecticides or biological control methods, to reduce the moth population.

It is important to emphasize that effective control of mosquitoes in the crawl space often requires tailor-made solutions, because every situation is unique. Consulting a professional can help determine the best approach and prevent further nuisance from mosquitoes.

Piket Services offers effective solutions for moth mosquitoes in crawl spaces. We inspect, treat and prevent reinfection. Contact us now!

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