You will need
- - vinegar;
- - eucalyptus leaves or lavender;
- - sprigs of wormwood;
- - Bay leaf;
- - garlic;
- - peel lemon.
The best place to store your bulk products (cereals, flour, mushrooms, dried fruits, and seeds) – glass jar or tin and ceramic containers that have tightly closed lids. Can do thick canvas bags, but usually they are not very convenient, since it takes more space on the shelf. Bags soaked in brine. But never store supplies in plastic bags is for moths, not an obstacle. And remember that cereals and flour in large quantities is better not to buy.
If you find that your products are affected by the mole better not be greedy and discard them at all, because you don't want to eat eggs insects and their excrement? Amazed not very strong – loop, and then place in the oven or microwave for drying and disinfection. The oven during cleaning procedures, do not cover tightly, it needs to warm up the grain or grains at a temperature of 60 degrees. For the oven time is minimal, and to calculate the oven depending on the need: eggs of insects are killed in 5 minutes, and the caterpillars – using 60-90.
If your struggle with moth occurs in summer, can do it even easier – just bought cereals with a thin layer spread on fabric or paper in the sun.
Wash all cabinets and shelves in the kitchen, outside and inside, a warm solution with washing up liquid and then clean with water. Wipe and dry the cabinets without closing. All the grooves and cracks it over good vinegar. To mol they wouldn't start in the future, put the leaves of eucalyptus, lavender or Bay.
Remember that the caterpillars of the grain moth dies after double freezing (at least -10 degrees Celsius) for 5-10 hours, and then warm up to plus ten. So you can hold the grits in the freezer. Many Housewives for this reason, stored in the refrigerator beans, peas, etc.
On the kitchen window, put the pot with the geranium: this plant, and Coleus (the popular name of "Chinese burn") was not particularly fond of moths. These flowers require careful care and any difficult conditions, but pests will always scare off.
So in the closet it will not start mole, can also be placed on the shelves sprigs of wormwood or packets of pepper. And directly in the banks to your inventory and put peeled cloves of garlic, peel from the lemon or Bay leaves.
Periodically check your kitchen inventory. In this case, you will always be on the lookout for moles in some way to penetrate.