Services: Fabric Pest Control

Keep your artifacts & heirlooms safe.

Several pests are destructive to natural materials like animal hides, feathers, and wool.

These pests are common in museums and when not caught quickly can be very destructive. We are here to protect your artifacts and heirlooms from fabric pests.

Fabric Pest Control

Inspection and Monitoring

One of the most important principles when controlling fabric pests is constant vigilance. We must continually be proactively inspecting and monitoring for fabric pests. The quicker we can find fabric pests the quicker we can eliminate them and protect the artifacts.

Thorn is here to protect your possessions.

Non-chemical Control Methods

When dealing with artifacts and heirlooms we often cannot use pesticides to get control and must rely on non-chemical control methods. These methods may include:

  • Vacuuming
  • Manual removal
  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Pheromone traps
  • Insect Light Traps

What is unique about Thorn’s approach to fabric pest control?

  • Our professionals our fabric pest experts. They are well trained to inspect and identify fabric pests which can be difficult.
  • We don’t simply rely on pesticides
  • We are not a one site fits all pest control company so we can work with museums and curators to find solutions that are best for everyone
  • We monitor so you see exactly how treatments are working
  • We track everything for you, so you don’t have to
  • Proactive approach

Benefits of our professional solutions:

  • Protect your artifacts and assets
  • Work with a company that can be a help and consult in difficult pest issues
  • Detailed monitoring and documentation to show you are getting results
  • Peace of mind knowing that a pest professional is there inspecting and looking for pest issues to catch problems early

Our Fabric Pest Control Process:

  1. Thorough inspection
  2. Detailed monitoring
  3. Proper pest identification
  4. Inspect to find food sources
  5. Assess the situation to find best control options
  6. Discuss options with client to find the best solution and make sure everyone is on the same page
  7. Perform treatment program (generally non-chemical)
  8. Monitor
  9. Follow-up and assess to make sure we are getting the desired results

Let's protect your stuff.