Safer® Brand Clothes Moth Alert Trap
Don't let moths dine on your best dinner jacket or your favorite dress!
Our clothes moth traps will alert you to moth problems and help to prevent moth damage.
The Safer® Brand Clothes Moth Alert Trap will lure adult moths using powerful pheromones and then trap them. Our clothes moth traps offer an economical and convenient pest control solution to moths damaging your furniture and clothing. Our clothes moth traps lasts up to 12 weeks as they trap adult moths. By trapping adult moths, you will break the breeding cycle in your home and deliver the moth control you need.
We recommend using our clothes moth traps to attract the clothes moth and then Safer® Brand Flying Insect Killer which kills the clothes moth and other flying insects on contact. This is the perfect 1-2 combination to eliminate the harmful effects of the clothes moth.
Directions for Use:
- Hang clothes moth traps at eye level in closet and rooms to be protected. Pay special attention to items containing wool, cashmere or other animal hair.
- Use one or two clothes moth traps for an average size room. Too many traps in one area may confuse the moth and make the trap appear to not work properly.
- Replace clothes moth traps after 12 weeks.
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Safer® Brand Clothes Moth Alert Trap - Specifications
- Clothes moth traps use pheromones to attract and trap adult moths
- Only 1-2 traps required for the average size room
- Protects furniture and clothing from moth damage
- Clothes moth traps last up to 12 weeks
What's in the Box:
- 2 clothes moth traps
- 2 pheromone lures
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateHard to set up trap with weak instructions
Moths aren't out to be catching but getting prepared for when they are. Setting up the trap wasn't easy, directions weren't clear . More descriptive words would help.
Review RateThe traps are great
The mothmtraps work very well. Theybare pricey& I'd rather order by phone.
Review RateThe product does not work.
I'm very sorry to say that the so-called "moth traps" did not catch a single moth. I continued to see at least one or two moths flutter by each day, but none were attracted to the trap, whereas a few years ago I used a different brand of moth trap that was extremely effective.Response From Safer Brand®Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience. For the best results, we recommend hanging the traps at eye level in the closets and rooms to be protected. Special attention should be given to items containing wool, cashmere or other animal hair.
This product is covered by a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-7-ORGANIC (1-855-767-4264) with any questions or for additional assistance.
Review RateGreat product
Review Rategreat result
Used previously with great results and no smell.
Review RateSafe for my pets
I had avoided moth balls since I have sensitive cats so all wool and cashmere garments were destroyed. The Safer brand has done the trick saving my carpets, sweaters and other woolens. Thank you!
Review RateVery Effective
They are very effective for tapping male clothes moths as they state. Almost eradicated!
Review RatePretty good
About 5 years ago, a couple in our 60 unit 120 year old brick and timber loft building bought a used rug, which proved to be the ground zero for a moth infestation. Since then we've been using Safer Moth Traps in each unit and in the halls. While the problem has not completely gone away, it seems to be keeping them down to a controllable level.
Review RateMoth trapss
Traps attract some but not all moths, glad they are safe and do not smell.
I don't know if I am doing something wrong but I've had these up for over a month and haven't caught one single moth. In fact I have seen them fly right past the traps. Mind you I don't have many, but I do have them. I see one or two almost every night. It's aggravating because I purchased like 12 traps to get the free shipping. So far they have been a complete waste of money. Very disappointed because I have been dealing with these moths for years. This was my last hope.Response From Safer Brand®Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
We recommend placing the traps at eye level in the closets and rooms to be protected. For an average size room, we recommend one or two traps.
We apologize for this experience. Our products are covered under a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with the original purchase receipt. For further assistance, please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-7-ORGANIC (1-855-767-4264).
- All About
All About Insects the Clothes Moth Trap Controls
The clothes moth is only destructive during the larval stage. Clothing, upholstery, curtains and other furnishings may be ruined by the holes created when the larvae feed. In fact, just about anything made of natural fibers is potentially susceptible to damage by clothes moth larvae.
Learn more about clothes moths as well as other common flying insects in the home:
- Control Options
Control Options for Clothes Moths from Safer® Brand
Controls for Clothes Moths
Moth pheromone traps often called Clothes Moth Traps can help in controlling clothes moths.
Moth pheromone traps (clothes moth traps) can be used to alert you to moth problems and to monitor the level of infestation. Male meal moths are attracted to the pheromone and enter the trap where it is caught and cannot escape.
The trap should be placed in a clothes closet or area containing upholstery. Carefully read and follow all instructions completely for safe and effective use.
At the first sign of an infestation, place a trap in the home to monitor the level of infestation. Continuous monitoring is extremely important when you have a moth infestation to check the degree of infestation.
Clean clothes, vacuuming, tight fitting storage containers, extreme heat and freezing temperatures are all methods that can be used to control clothes moths.
Take clothes to the dry cleaners to have the dirt and perspiration removed. Vacuum carpets, rugs, upholstery, baseboards and any other areas that may contain clothes moths. The lids of containers used to store clothing or fabric materials should fit very tightly so the tiny larvae cannot crawl inside.
Extreme heat can kill clothes moths if the temperature is high enough -- something that may be accomplished by washing clothes above 120 degrees F. Placing them in a hot attic for about 30 minutes can also work.
On the opposite end, freezing may also kill the clothing moth if the temperature is below 18 degrees F. Keep the material at that temperature for several days. Note: If you are freezing woolen materials, be sure to remove as much air from the plastic freezer bag as possible.
Take clothes to the dry cleaners to have the dirt and perspiration removed when they become soiled or dirty. Vacuum carpets, rugs, upholstery, baseboards and any other areas on a regular basis, especially if you have noticed symptoms of an infestation.
When placing clothing and other materials in a container, carefully inspect the lid and the container -- the lid should fit very tightly so the tiny hatchlings cannot crawl inside - this should be done each time you are storing fabric materials, particularly woolen clothing and upholstery.
Extreme heat or freezing can be applied when you find larvae, eggs, or fecal matter on clothing or fabrics.
Indoor Moth FAQs
Q: Why are moths attracted to my clothes stored in my closet?
A: Larvae of the clothes moths cause the damage, feasting on clothing, mostly wool and fur clothing. They may also target rugs and upholstered furniture. A female moth is attracted to clothing having food stains or perspiration. She lays eggs on the clothing. When the eggs hatch, the larvae feed on the fibers in the clothes.
Still want to know more? See our section All About Clothes Moths: Facts.