By now most of us have put away about 80% of the winter clothes and some of us are still procrastinating on engaging in such a chore, especially if you have to do this for every member of the family. Regardless of where in the process you find yourself, here are some practical tips on how to protect your sweaters:
There are 3 simple steps to protecting your wardrobe: Clean, Contain, Repel.
Clean: Moths and carpet beetles, the primary pests that can cause damage, are attracted to natural fibers like wool and cotton. They also feed on organic stains within synthetic fibers. So, always Clean your garments first before following the next steps.
Contain: it’s recommendable that you contain your clothes in a freestanding
closet, storage box or bag to deter pests. If you’re
using a natural repellent, storing clothing in an enclosed
container also helps preserve the
effectiveness of the repellent.
Repel: use all-natural cedar to
Repel pests. When used
cedar is very effective in preventing damage to your wardrobe from
-The Moms Buzz
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