Carpet beetles as the name suggests feed on the available fabrics. Their activities are not only limited to the carpet section of your house, as they generously feed on the commodities that are usually manufactured with animal bearings. So most of the concern falls on objects that are made of fur, wool, feather and so on. As has been observed, cotton fabrics are usually exempted from their terror, unless they are heavily soiled. Where carpet beetles are concerned, detecting their presence in your immediate vicinity can be a little tricky and people may become skeptical about their presence. Many a times, they are mistaken for cloth moths. So, we need a keen eye to comprehend their behavior. For this we need to have an understanding of their anatomical structure. A carpet beetle has an approximate size of 3mm in its adulthood, whereas the young ones may extend up to 6mm. While the adults are beetle shaped with a black display or colorful patterned. The larvae are the actual cause of damage to your fabrics as they feed on animal made clothing.
The larvae, though young, can easily damage the best of fabrics. They can attack your woolen clothing, blankets, throw cushions, pillows, rugs, carpets among other items. They can leave nasty holes and corroding effect on your most precious items.
Deduce the Infestation
Adult Carpet Beetles can be observed on your window frames during the fresh spring. They can be a solid indication of an infestation in your house. The larvae are usually covered in a lot of hair and bristles, which give them out.
A Pest Free Space
Once you find any signs that your clothing is being damaged, along with the presence of small beetles, feel free to contact us. Our team will confirm the nature of infestation and promptly remove it.
Take Care Always
A proper laundry of all the fabrics prone to carpet beetle infestation is advisable. When you are ready to store the items, wrap them up properly in poly bags, which can prevent a carpet beetle breakout.