To Top

No Moths Without Using Mothballs

I'm going to put a dresser up in the attic to store clothes and I'm just wondering if anyone has ideas/tips on how to keep the moths away without using moth balls because I heard they do damage to clothing plus the smell is so overpowering and hard to get out of the clothing. Thanks for any advice you might have.

Ad



Jenny from Wisconsin

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

August 9, 20070 found this helpful

I've always heard that moths only eat wool that is not completely clean. Lavender, rose petals, and dried lemon peel are supposed to repel moths. Cedar chips and cedar oil also help. Good luck.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
August 9, 20070 found this helpful

Hi,why don't you buy those plastic storage bags that you vacuum all the air out. You can store more things and you can use the bags over and over again. I think Walmart would have them.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
August 9, 20070 found this helpful

Lavender has been used for centuries for all kinds of things including moth repelling. You can buy dried lavender by the pound and put an ounce or two into small bags or tie up in handkerchiefs. Place a couple in each drawer of the dresser or in any closet to keep linens beautifully fresh, and free of moths. Enjoy. You will probably become a lavender lover. It smells so good!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
An up close photo of a moth.
Getting Rid of Moths
Categories
Home and Garden Pest Control MothsJuly 14, 2004
Guides
Mothballs
Health Risks from Using Mothballs
Indianmeal moth
Getting Rid of Pantry Moths
A Gypsy Moth on a twig.
Garden Insects: Gypsy Moths
Colored Naphthalene Balls
Alternative to Using Mothballs
More
🎂
Birthday Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/09/08 11:09:50 in 596 msecs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!