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Protecting clothes from moths

an interview between Miss Ruth Van Deman, Bureau of Home Economics, and Dr. E. A. Back, Bureau of Entomology, delivered in the Department of Agriculture period of the National Farm and Home Hour, broadcast by a network of 50 associate NBC stations, Tuesday, May 29, 1934

by Ruth Van Deman

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Published by United States Department of Agriculture in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radio addresses, debates,
  • Clothes moths,
  • Clothing and dress,
  • Care

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNational farm and home hour (Radio program)
    SeriesRadio talks : household calendar / Bureau of Home Economics
    ContributionsBack, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-, Salisbury, Morse, 1898-1962, United States. Department of Agriculture, United States. Bureau of Home Economics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25673438M
    OCLC/WorldCa897801643

      Here's what to do if you have clothing moths in your home — and how to prevent them in the future. Don't panic! Score up to 91% off watches, polo shirts, knife sets and more just in time for Author: Jordan Muto.   Store books in plastic containers with tight lids, and place important papers inside sealed plastic bags before putting the papers in boxes for storage.

    All Departments Auto & Tire Baby Beauty Books Cell Phones Clothing Electronics Food. Moth Protection Products. 1 - 11 1 to 11 of 11 products. Refine by | Top Brands. Product Title Pro-Pest Clothes Moth Traps - Ready to Use - 1 packa Average rating. Two species of clothes moths and four species of carpet beetles com- monly infest homes. Both species of clothes moths (the webbine; clothes moth and the case- making clothes moth) look very much alike. The adult moths are yellowish or buff, and have a wing- spread of about 1^ inch. Fully grown larvae are white and have brownish-black heads.

      GreenWay Clothes Moth pheromone traps capture and remove clothes moths from your home. Protect your rugs, clothing, antiques, and taxidermy. Use as an alternative to pesticides and moth balls. The. Books Podcast Newsletter How to Protect Your Clothes from Moths. Airtight plastic boxes, and/or extra large ziplock bags may be a great method of protecting clothing but clothing will still be DIRTY! % of the weight of the garment is moisture from wear; you do not want to trap this moisture in with the garment in an airtight.


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Protecting clothes from moths by Ruth Van Deman Download PDF EPUB FB2

How to protect clothes all year round To give continual protection all year round, use a moth box and moth decoy in each room and replace every three months. The moth decoy only attracts male moths and covers them in a powder that puts off the Author: Emma-Louise Pritchard.

Newton offers a novel, chemical-free approach to warding off moths: Once a year, slide your your wool sweaters, prized silk scarves, and feather boas into zipper bags and stick them in the freezer next to the frozen peas. “Keep them there for a few days," he says. “This will kill any caterpillars.”.

If your book case has become infested, consider spreading some diatomaceous earth behind the books on the shelves to keep the moisture levels down and kill any paper-eating insects that may be.

To find out, try a pheromone-moth trap, like the Pro-Pest Clothes Moth Traps (about $14 on ), sticky strips that emit mating pheromones, luring the male clothing moths. “It’s an Author: Arianne Cohen. clothes moth control, get rid of clothes moths, moth control, mothproofing Clothes moths can wreak havoc on your clothes and linens in no time.

If your house is infested with these critters, turning to moth balls and other smelly chemicals might seem to be the only viable option. The Laundress Wool & Cashmere Spray is a nontoxic, allergen-free fabric spray that naturally repels bugs and moths without the noxious odors of toxic mothballs or.

Don't store your clothes in an area that moths have access to. If your attic or storage area needs to be better sealed or screened for protection, now is a great time for that project. Note: Thorough drying and ironing will destroy moth eggs that may have gotten into clothing from other sources.

Commercial dry cleaning also kills all stages of clothes moths. Some experts say that cleaning your woolens and storing them in the proper containers is more effective at preventing clothes moths than using mothballs or any other repellent. There is no guarantee that your clothes will be protected, even if you do everything right.

Clothes Hangers Moth Repellant - 12 Hangers with Bonus 25 Cedar Balls, Wood Hanger Blocks for. Lavender Sachets Moth Repellant - Dried Lavendar Flower Sachet Bags (18 Pack) for Home.

Cedar Balls - Cedar Blocks for Closets Storages, % Natural Aromatic Red Cedar Wooden Balls. Buy our book, Pests in Houses Great & Small: Finding holes in your favourite woolly jumpers or your precious silk scarves. Clothes moths are on. Food and sweat stains are magnets for moths.

Launder washables with detergent or dry-clean them. To kill larvae, which munch mostly on natural fibers, use hot water or dry on : The Good Housekeeping Institute. Protecting Items in Storage.

Clothes moths often damage improperly stored articles. When storing susceptible items, be sure they are clean and pest free, and place them in an airtight container.

You can place insect repellents such as herbal oils into the storage container, but little is. Lavender has also been used to repel clothes moths. Lavender is a popular addition to sachets, which may also contain cedar and can be used in closets, drawers and storage bins or bags.

In addition to keeping your clothes smelling fresh, lavender (along with. Moth traps used by English Heritage at its properties and storage sites found a % increase in the number of webbing clothes moths caught between and Author: Emine Saner.

Protecting clothes under long-term storage from clothes moths isn’t impossible and if you do things one at a time, it can be quite easy. With the tips given here, you now know how to go about preparing your clothes for storage, so get started right away. Storing wool clothes for long periods of time means protecting them from moths and other insects looking to dine on your threads.

Taking good care of your wool clothes can cost a little bit of money, however, it’s nothing compared to the cost of an expensive sport coat.

Life stages of the webbing clothes moth: larva, pupa (resting stage) and adult. Image from Clemson University, USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, What are clothes moths. The most common species of clothes moths in Australia and New Zealand are webbing clothes moths (Tineola bisselliella) and casemaking clothes moths (Tinea pellionella).

Toxic moth balls can be about as dreadful as a moth infestation itself, so we’ve explored a few natural, pleasant alternatives you can take to protect your woolens and other clothing you keep stored away.

Moth repellents – ceder, herbs, essential oilsWashing machine or dry cleanerVacuumAirtight containersIronFreezer 1. Moths are attracted to soiled fabric, so launder or dry clean clothing Author: Ashley Poskin.

Pest Control Moths (From National Geographic’s Green Guide) Know Your Moth Awareness of the life cycle and feeding habits of clothing moths is the first step toward banishing them from your closets. There are two main species of clothing moths in the U.S.: the Webbing Clothes Moth.

Amazon's Choice for moth clothes protection Household Essentials CedarFresh Clothes Protector and Storage Accessories Value Pack (71 Items) out of 5 stars 2.

Don’t throw away cold hard cash every fall. Instead, protect your garments by putting them on ice. Place your favorite wool sweater in a plastic packet and store it in the freezer for a week. The cold temperatures will eliminate the problem when a high heat wash isn’t an option.

W hen you look at the size of a clothes moth – and sometimes I look at the size of a clothes moth five times a day prior to mashing it violently .Learn how to protect yarn from clothes moths, how to clean yarn after your discover moths in your stash and the best ways to keep moths out of your yarn for good!

Whether you're a professional yarn hoarder or just a hobby knitter with a small stash, the idea of bugs chomping away at your precious and pretty yarn probably makes your skin crawl.