What are pantry pests?
Pantry pests are what their name suggests, a group of pests that breed in and feed on dry stored food products. Flour, cereal, dry pasta, dry pet food, powdered milk, crackers, spices, breads, bird seed, nuts and dried fruit are all examples of common food for these pests to invade. Indian meal moths, beetles, and weevils are common types of pantry pests found invading homes.
How do pantry pests enter my home?
Pantry pests are most often introduced into homes by purchasing dry goods that are already infested with eggs or nymphs. Adults can be attracted to lights and may enter into homes through cracks and crevices found around exterior windows and doors.
How do I get rid of pantry pests?
In order to get rid of pantry pests you need to eliminate all the food items in your home that they are infesting. This can be difficult to accomplish and getting help from a professional can make this task go much more smoothly.
At Allgood, we can provide you with pantry pest control services to eliminate your current pantry pest infestation, and then continue with year-round pest control services to prevent future infestations with pantry pests and other household pests. For more information about pantry pests and how Allgood can help, contact us today!