What are the dangers of mothballs?

Answer Mothballs are a tried-and-true way to prevent moths and other pests from infiltrating closets, attics, crawl spaces and other small areas. However, mothballs should be used carefully, because the ... Read More »

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Do mothballs keep cats away?

Moth balls make for an excellent cat deterrent. Cats despise the smell of moth balls and will avoid contact with them. If you're looking to keep your pet, or the neighborhood cats, out of the garde... Read More »

Are mothballs safe?

On One Hand: Mothballs are pesticidesMothballs are pesticides containing naphthalene and/or paradichlorobenzene, chemicals which, when inhaled by humans, can cause headache, confusion, respiratory ... Read More »

Do mothballs keep snakes away?

According to Pet Snakes, the use of mothballs as a snake repellent is not effective. Mothballs may drive some of the snake's food source away, and that is the reason they seem effective. The best m... Read More »

How to Recycle Mothballs?

Mothballs, along with moth flakes, bars and crystals, are a type of insecticide designed to give off a toxic gas that destroys moths and other insects. They contain high concentrations of naphthale... Read More »