Posts in Category: Carpet Beetles
Carpet beetles can seem like a mystery. If they've gotten into your home, you might have some confusion. Hopefully, we'll clear up some of that confusion today. Here are 5 things every Pittsburgh property owner should know about carpet beetles.
Carpet beetles are very small insects that come in a variety of colors, from solid black or brown to a mottled combination of black, brown, yellow, orange, and/or white. Due to their size, they are often confused with bed bugs, but unlike bed bugs, carpet beetles can fly and the problems they cause…
Carpet beetles are tiny home invaders that live on plants and fibrous materials. Outside, they feed on pollen and nectar. Once they've found their way into a home, however, these beetles will also eat hair, wool, fur, clothes, and any other fibrous material they can get their mouths on.