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Fabric pests

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Fabric pests

Fabric pests include moths and many beetle species that feed on the natural protein 'Keratin'. This can be found in any fabric of animal origin including wool, mohair, silk, animal hair, leather and feathers.

It is only when these insects become established in your property, and are left untreated, that they cause serious harm, such as:

  • Damage to clothing, carpets, upholstered furniture.
  • Contamination of food and fabric–based goods.
  • Damage to historic artifacts.

For businesses, the presence of an infestation may also lead to damaged reputation and custom from the loss of stored items and irreparable damage to historical items.

The most commonly encountered fabric pest species in the U.S., include the varied carpet beetle and the black carpet beetle. Other fabric pests frequently encountered in homes and businesses, include psocids, firebrats, silverfish, case-making clothes moths and brown house moths.

Call Ehrlich today at 1-800-837-5520 or contact us online to setup a FREE inspection of your property.

Ehrlich’s fabric pest control services

We have been trusted for over 85 years, to provide efficient and reliable pest control solutions for both homes and businesses.

Local with national/international scale - through our local offices we can provide expert services throughout the entire United States, while leveraging an international knowledge base.

Experts in pest control - our technicians are trained monthly on the best technologies and processes for treating fabric pests.

Targeted, customizable solutions - we have access to traditional chemical (insecticidal) solutions which can be targeted to offer the highest level of treatment best suited to your unique problem.

Leading the industry through innovation - our specialist Entotherm heat treatment offers a unique non-chemical solution to fabric pests, as effective as other more traditional methods.

Call us today at 1-800-837-5520 or contact us online to arrange an inspection of your property and identify the need for professional treatment.