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Identifying cigarettes beetles
Lasioderma serricorn is the scientific name for cigarette beetles, which belongs to the family of Anobiidae. These beetles are commonly known for attacking tobacco. Hence they are also called tobacco beetles and cigar beetles. In appearance, the cigarette beetles resemble closely to drugstore beetles, and people often get confused between the two. However, the cigarette beetle is more common in households as compared to the drugstore beetles.
How to get rid of cigarette beetles
If you are sure that cigarette beetles have infested your house, then there is no need to panic. You can solve this problem by adopting the following methods:
1. Non-chemical control
2. Chemical control
Most effective cigarette beetle repellents
It is a pack of pheromone traps which is extremely useful in catching the cigarette beetles which have been the unwanted guests in your house for a very long time.
Every package of Pro-Pest Pantry moth traps contains six traps, packed in plastic sleeves. Take the traps out of the plastic sleeves and fold them into triangles. Place or hang these traps all over your house, and ta-da, your problem is solved. Since the pheromones are laden in glue, the beetles will stick to them and won’t be able to escape.
These traps are extremely effective. The pheromones attract the male moth and male cigarette beetle, plus they also disrupt the mating process.
It is a water-based insecticide concentrate which is an amazing indoor and outdoor pest control. It has micro-encapsulated technology which leaves thousands of particles that bind themselves to the applied surface and provide a long-term effective protection from infestation.
How to use:
To make the solution, mix this insecticide with water and apply it on the affected surface. Let the solution dry for 30 mins before using the surface. Once the solution dries, the rest will be taken care of by the Demand CS Insecticide.
This insecticide knocks out the insects instantly and is a reliable product. You can use it in a variety of places, and its effect will always be the same.