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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.
Carpet beetles generally prefer the outdoors, but if given the chance to come inside your home, they will sneak their way in and find something to munch on. Your home is warm, comfortable, and has a supply of food that carpet beetles are interested in.
It is not uncommon to be minding your own business lounging on the couch when you look over at your rug and notice something crawling there. Upon inspection, you have no idea what kind of insect it is, but it’s just a little round bug so you either leave it be or dispose of it and move on with…
Carpet beetles are a rather common pest that shows up in homes and businesses and are capable of causing damage to just about any type of fabric. However, they have also been known to get into food products as well. Pasta, nuts, cereals, and other milled products seem to attract carpet beetles.