How can storage pests be controlled?
There are a few steps that you can take at home or at your business to control storage pests which include:
Identify & Monitor
What storage pest are you dealing with & where are they coming from ?
Identification of the pest is important to ensure correct measure are put into place not only to eradicate the current problem but to ensure it does not return, whilst visual observations help monitor the extent of the infestation.
The first step in eradicating a storage pest issue is to CLEAN, use the elbow grease and get into all of the nooks and crannies where storage pests can hide and to thoroughly vacuum all accessible areas
Dispose of all opened packages and any food that has signs of being infested.
Seek Professional Assistance
In the majority of cases by throwing our affected food and thoroughly cleaning the area is enough to eradicate the issue, however in the instance if you have followed the above steps and the issue continues it is time to call in the professionals.
What are storage pests ?
Storage pests, also known as ‘Pantry Pests’, are a group of pests with an appetite for dried and processed foods that are stored in your kitchen or pantry. These foods include
- Dried Fruits
There are some storage pests that will also feed on
- Leather Goods
Stored Products Insects
- Seed Weevils
- Sawtoothed Beetle
- Red Flour Beetle
- Rice Weevil
- Indian Meal Moth
- Meal Worms
- Hide & larder Beetles
If you have an ongoing issue with any type of storage pest give Sydneys Best Pest Control a call on 1800 819 189. We have easy to follow step by step instructions on hand to email out to any customer that has issues with a particular storage pest.
We have access and knowledge to what type of lure you should use to control high level infestations.
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