What are carpet beetles?

Answer Carpet beetles are a type of bug that feasts on carpet, fur, fabrics and other animal-based materials. They are especially threatening in museums, warehouses and homes where they have access to an... Read More »

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What Causes Carpet Beetles?

Carpet beetles live in homes, feeding on things like carpet, clothing and bedding and causing damage. There are many different species of carpet beetles, but most adult beetles are small, oval-sha... Read More »

Carpet beetles, HELP!?

Carpet beetles come in from outside and they lay eggs along the baseboards and in other places. The fuzzy larvae eat the carpet and other items. No the food does not draw them inside. They are... Read More »


You can kill bugs with baking soda. Just sprinkle on carpeting and furniture. Spread it as evenly as possible with a broom. Let sit a few days and then vacuum it up. Repeat after a week.Also, wash... Read More »

How big are carpet beetles?

Carpet beetles are insects that feed on carpet, fabric, fur garments and preserved animals. They live in homes, warehouses and museums. Black carpet beetles grow 1/8 to 3/16 inch in length. Varied ... Read More »