There are three species of carpet beetles, each with their own distinct characteristics. One thing they all have in common is their attraction to animal based products and fabrics. Young beetles will feed on carpets, fur, or silk, while the adults normally eat pollen and nectar.
What Do They Look Like?
- Young carpet beetles resemble tiny, hairy worms.
- Adults are often confused with bed bugs.
Where Do They Live?
- Any place with suitable food.
How Do I Deal with them?
Carpet Beetles are some of the hardest insects to control because of their ability to find food in the most obscure places. Cleaning up around your house can help prevent the bugs from invading. If you are already experiencing an infestation, call U.S. Pest today for a FREE inspection!