Asked on Oct 02, 2017

How do you get rid of moth eggs on screen surface? Tried a brush

by Gale
  3 answers
  • Spray with vinegar, hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol.

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Oct 02, 2017

    I just read a discussion about this problem and two things stood out

    #1 if you use any kind of cleaning product let it sit a while to loosen the eggs. Simply putting it on then scrubbing it won't get them all.

    #2 If that method fails, have the door rescreened. It doesn't cost that much compared to the aggravation. I don't know what's in your area, but here Ace Hardware advertises that they will repair/replace screens. You may have to remove the door and take it to their place of business, but when it comes back, you could paint it (assuming paint will work on your door) and have a fresh and egg free door.

    Here's the discussion I read:

    I wish you the best with handling this problem.

  • Gale Gale on Oct 02, 2017

    Thanks for the answer. Will try the vinegar. They are on my screened in porch.