Carpet Beetle Removal Services

The scientific name for Carpet Beetles is Dermestidae. Other common names include Larder Beetles, Hide Beetles and Leather Beetles. There are approximately 500 to 700 species world wide.

The beetles are fairly small, measuring 1.5 to 4mm in length. The body is strongly convex, rather like the ladybird beetle and is characterised by the pattern of yellow, black and whitish scales on the body.

Between 20 and 100 eggs are laid by the female during spring and early summer on furs, woollens, animal fibre carpets and any dried materials of animal origin.

When the larvae hatch out, they are hairy and brown with three bunches of golden hairs on the abdomen. They normally reach a length of 4-5mm. They tend to avoid the light and, when disturbed, curl up into a ball.

The eggs hatch between 10 to 35 days depending on the temperature. The larvae can last at least a year depending on the quality of the food supply. The adult beetle lives from 7-41 days.

The larvae are responsible for causing significant damage to carpets, animal fibres and items that contain animal protein.

The adults appear in April, May and June and their resulting larvae hibernate during the following winter pupating during the latter part of February and March.

We will thoroughly evaluate the situation in your property and provide a detailed overview of our action plan against the beetles.

Get in touch to book your carpet beetle removal today.

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