Carpet Beetle Control Merton
dult carpet beetles are very small with compact, circular, oval bodies. They are quite a common problem for home owners in Merton. Their legs and head are not very obvious and they are often concealed under the body. The varied carpet beetle (Anthrenus verbasci) and furnishings carpet beetle (Anthrenus flavipes) are 2-3 millimetres long and yellow, white and black.
The very dark black carpet beetle (Attagenus unicolor) is bigger, extending from 3-5 millimetres, more elongate and very dark with brownish legs. The Australian carpet beetle (Anthrenocerus australis) is 2-3 millimetres long and dark with lightweight markings.
Carpet beetle larvae proceed gradually and are 4-7 millimetres long, counting on the species. They are dark in hue and enclosed in bristles. As the larvae augment they moult, departing cast dark skins.
If you notice any carpet beetles in your Merton home then wide areas may be infested, which means that it is important to trace the source of infestation. One of our fully qualified team of carpet beetle controller can carry out a survey of your home and find the areas that are infested.
Infested nests and animal remains will be removed. Surveillance and regular cleaning should be maintained, and where necessary, appropriate residual insecticide treatments will be administered. We will have your Merton home free of pests in no time.