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Pantry pests

Pantry pests. Everyone has seen them, no one wants them. Insects such as  moths, beetles and more attack virtually every type of food that is kept in storage, including spices, cereal ,flour and chocolate. Food packaging is the most common way that pantry bugs get into your house. They come with you right from the grocery store.These little insects could go unnoticed until moths fly through your kitchen or beetles scurry through your food. Remove the contaminated food, carefully seal any dry food that has been stored, and thoroughly clean the area to eliminate these pests. Moths, weevils, and tiny beetles are pantries’ three most prevalent pests. The most prevalent pantry pest is the moth, which is also one of the easiest to identify because they are frequently seen fluttering close to its meal. Moths frequently consume dry pet food, dried fruit, chocolate, and bird feed. Since they are not dangerous, pantry bugs are more of a hassle than anything else. They won’t sting or bite you and won’t wreak havoc in your house. For the homeowner pest control for the pantry can take some time, but it is doable. In some cases before there is an infestation you can eliminate pantry bugs on your own, but having a professional pest control company look at it is advantageous.

Despite the common misconception that pantry pests only infest homes, businesses, too, need to be on alert for these pests. Like houses, companies are susceptible to pantry pest invasion through product purchases from suppliers or openings on the buildings outside. All pantry items should be scrutinized to see if an infestation has happened and how far it has gone before being thrown away if you detect even one affected item..

If you think you may have pantry pest give us a call at Old Bay Pest Control. You can be pest free and stress free tomorrow.