Safer® Brand The Pantry Pest® Trap - 2 Traps

Model #: 05140

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  • Attracts and traps adult pantry moths.
  • Comes with 2 traps and 2 lures.
  • Covers up to 400 sq ft per trap.
  • Each trap lasts up to 3 months.
  • Alerts you to and controls moth problems.



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Description

Protect your pantry! You could be bringing pantry moths into your house without knowing it This single pack of pantry moth traps (2 traps total) offers an economical and convenient natural pest control solution to moths flying around your pantry. Effective moth control starts and ends with the Safer® Brand.

The Safer® Brand The Pantry Pest® pantry moth trap controls moths that feed on flour, grains, and bird seed. This pantry moth trap should be used immediately if you think you have a moth infestation. Our most popular moth control item online!

Directions for Use:

  • Place the pantry moth trap near the moth infested area, generally where dried foods are stored, including the basement, pantry, kitchen, or garage.
  • Choose a location where the pantry moth trap will get the most air circulation but will not be damaged by swinging doors or foot traffic.
  • The lure for the pantry moth trap lasts at least 3 months. Check the pantry moth trap weekly to determine if it is full or excessively dirty.
  • Discard when full. To discard, wrap trap in newspaper and dispose in a trashcan.

Safer® Brand The Pantry Pest® Pantry Moth Trap

Protect your pantry! You could be bringing pantry moths into your house without knowing it This single pack of pantry moth traps (2 traps total) offers an economical and convenient natural pest control solution to moths flying around your pantry. Effective moth control starts and ends with the Safer® Brand.

The Safer® Brand The Pantry Pest® pantry moth trap controls moths that feed on flour, grains, and bird seed. This pantry moth trap should be used immediately if you think you have a moth infestation.

Our most popular moth control item online!

If there are already many pantry moths flying around the kitchen, we recommend the Safer® Brand Flying Insect Killer Aerosol to kill on contact and the Safer® Brand The Pantry Pest® Trap to eliminate the adult pantry moth population by targeting the male moths.

Each pantry moth trap offers 400 square feet of protection. Each lure will last up to 3 months. Check your pantry moth traps regularly to ensure that they are functioning correctly and are not full.

Directions for Use:

  1. Place the pantry moth trap near the moth infested area, generally where dried foods are stored, including the basement, pantry, kitchen, or garage.
  2. Choose a location where the pantry moth trap will get the most air circulation but will not be damaged by swinging doors or foot traffic.
  3. The lure for the pantry moth trap lasts at least 3 months. Check the pantry moth trap weekly to determine if it is full or excessively dirty.
  4. Discard when full. To discard, wrap trap in newspaper and dispose in a trashcan.

Safer® Brand is the leader in alternative pest control, lawn and garden products. Safer® Brand recognizes the growing demand by consumers for these products, offering a wide variety of natural and organic solutions for the home, lawn, garden, landscape, flowers, houseplants, insects and more!

Specs

Safer® Brand The Pantry Pest® Trap - Specs

  • Uses pheromones to attract and trap male moths
  • Two traps per box
  • One trap covers 400 square feet
  • Attracts and traps male grain moths, flour moths, meal moths and seed moths
  • Easy to use natural pest control - simply place lure in bottom of trap
Reviews

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Safer® Brand The Pantry Pest® Trap - 2 Traps is rated 4.392 out of 5 by 125.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the non poisiosous products! My sister in law referred me to safer@brand about out two years ago. I've been hooked ever since!!! The pantry moth traps and insect magnets are my favorites! I recently reordered the moth traps. I get the big batches so I can change them out as needed. I hate any kind of bugs in my house so I put the insect magnets in each corner of a room, it's amazing what it catches! Definitely no more spiders!!!! Recently also used the fungicide spray and it also worked like a charm!
Date published: 2016-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Re-ordering Quite a while ago I bought a couple of pantry moth traps in a store... so long ago I don't remember which store. I put 1 in my cupboard & the other in my pantry. WOW.... didn't know I had so many little critters flying around. Since I've been using them I haven't had to toss a single bag or box of food stuff due to moths. My sister was having the same problem so last week I looked at the brand on the trap, found Safer Brands online and ordered 6 traps... 2 to update mine, 2 for my sister and 2 for .... whoknows?? ?? These things really work for those pesky little critters who love to romp in your flour & nuts & pancake mix etc.
Date published: 2016-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING SO PLEASED WITH HOW MANY MOTHS CAPTURED
Date published: 2016-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If you've got moths, you need these! These traps lure and kill many more moths than you see flying around- pantry or cloth eaters, both- indicating you have an infestation that needs to be found and cleared. In our case they've taken up residence in old book bindings(!), books we don't want to lose, so we keep these traps renewed and one by one the shelves have been de-mothed. They really work!
Date published: 2016-08-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works well! I bought this trap to determine if I still had a pantry moth problem, and it has caught so many it is depressing! I thought we were almost free of pantry moths, but the number of moths this trap has caught made it clear we still have a problem.
Date published: 2016-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A long term solution I bought these several years ago when we first discovered the little buggers in our pantry. 4 kids and you accumulate a lot of old snacks. Got busy with both cleaning, elimination, re-sacking any grain or nut or food in plastic zip locks. They (the females) will get into very tiny places and the larvae even tinier. We have called these miller moths as they affect things that the miller once ground, but, .....they are not of that family. They are more aptly put into the weevil type family and grow entirely on harvested and dried grains. I am amazed at what they can get into. Called the Miller Moth (wrongly so, not a Nocturidae) pantry moths, pantry PESTS (with the emphasis on the word PEST) and more accurately Indian Meal Moths. The traps are easy, long lasting and effective. They only attract the males and do so VERY effectively with pheromones (isn't s_x great!) They do a darn good job on them. We have bought them locally for years. Price point is wildly variable so I went to the source, Safer. Great product. we are not so great at pantry management so these help us. Its a generational thing.
Date published: 2016-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple, safe and effective! Safer Pantry Pest Traps have become our defense against moths in our cupboards. We have used them for years, replacing a few times each year. It only takes a few minutes. No poisons. No odors. One in each dry goods food cupboard every few months.
Date published: 2016-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As Advertised Used the pantry trap in the past for moths and was successful in eradicating. Just purchased more to use in barrels holding wild bird food. Works wonderfully.
Date published: 2016-07-28
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Q&A
All About

All About Insects The Pantry Pest® Trap Controls

Meal moths are the most common species of moth to be found in a variety of areas where food is stored. Besides, your home kitchen, these pests may be found in grocery stores and restaurants.

Observation, sanitation, disposal, and proper storage are all ways to help prevent and control infestations. Moth pheromone traps, often called pantry moth traps, also help control these kitchen cupboard pests.

Learn more about meal moths as well as other common flying insects in the home:

Control Options

Control Options for Meal Moths from Safer® Brand

 

Natural & Organic Controls

What?

Moth pheromone traps, often called pantry moth traps, can help in controlling meal moths. Insecticides are not recommended because of the dangers that could result from contact with foods.

How?

Moth pheromone traps, either pantry moth traps or 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 in the pantry moth trap and enter the trap where it is caught and cannot escape.

Pantry moth traps should be placed near the ceiling or area where the meal moths fly. Carefully read and follow all instructions completely for safe and effective use.

When?

At the first sign of an infestation, place a pheromone trap in the home to monitor the level of infestation. Remember for every one male meal moth caught in the pantry moth trap, seven others have avoided it.

Why Choose a Natural Solution?

Natural solutions break down quickly to their natural elements. They are preferable to chemical pesticides that leave residuals where they are sprayed causing long-term detrimental effects on the environment.

 

Environmental Controls

What?

Some of the best methods of controlling these food pests is through control of the environment that entices the meal moth. Observation, sanitation, disposal and proper storage are all ways that help prevent and control infestations.

How?

Observation: Check packaged food to make sure there are no holes or other signs of infestation.

Sanitation: Clean up food and liquid spills. Vacuuming powder and granular spills and any larvae that are present will go a long way in helping to control meal moths.

Disposal: Dispose of any food products if any signs of infestation are present in the food. In lieu of discarding any exposed food that does not show signs of larval entry or infestation, you can use extreme heat or freezing to destroy any undetected moth larvae.

To use the heat method, heat food in a 120-140 degrees F oven for at least 20 minutes. To freeze, place food in freezer for several days. You may want to then sift the product to see if any larva are present and if they have been killed.

Proper Storage: Store loose foods in airtight hard containers. Larvae can eat through plastic storage bags.

When?

Check packaged foods before taking them into your home. Clean up any spills and vacuum cupboards immediately. Dispose of any food products at the first sign of infestation. You can heat or freeze certain food products that have been exposed to an infestation. Place foods in airtight hard containers when you have brought them home from the store.

FAQs

Indoor Moth FAQs

Q: My “baking” cupboard has tiny moths. How did they get there? How do I get rid of them?

A: They are most likely meal moths which feast on cereal, flower, seeds, grain, pet food and dried fruit. The

adult moths and their caterpillar larvae may have been carried inside your home in groceries. An open window may also be an entrance for an adult moth.

Once inside your home, they seek out food and lay their larvae inside food packages or in cracks and tiny spaces of the food cupboards, resulting in an infestation. Using a pheromone based pantry moth trap, you can readily be alerted to their presence.

To get rid of them, remove any food products and bags from the affected cupboard. Thoroughly vacuum your cupboard and caulk any cracks or similar small spaces of your cupboard. Either discard the contaminated food in a tightly sealed bag or container, or freeze the food for 1 week, thaw for 1 week, then freeze again for 1 week, killing both eggs and hatched larvae. Using our pantry moth traps, you can check if you have eliminated them.

Find out more about these bothersome kitchen pests in our section All About Meal Moths: Facts.

 

Q: Why are moths attracted to my clothes stored in my closet?

A: It is the larvae of the clothes moths that cause the damage. They feast on clothing, particularly wool and fur clothing, rugs, furniture. The female moth is attracted to clothing that has food stains or perspiration. She lays her eggs on the clothing and when they eggs hatch, the larvae feed on the fibers in the clothes.

Still want to know more? See our section All About Clothes Moths: Facts.

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