Carpet pest identification

How can I tell whether it's moths or beetles eating my carpet?

Asked by Kamil on 1st Oct 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"You can tell by identifying the larvae of the insect or by identifying the insect itself. It is the larvae that do the damage. I.e. Do you see carpet moths hopping about the carpet or do you see the very obvious shape of the varied carpet beetle. Alternatively varied carpet beetle larva move along quite fast and have long hairs on their bodies, whereas carpet moth larva are more evasive and difficult to find."
Answered on 2nd Oct 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"Moths have wings any fly Beetle is a crawling insect"
Answered on 6th Oct 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"You will usually find its the grubs or beetles and you will be able to see them"
Answered on 2nd Oct 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"Hallo You can always tell by there droppings but gets some moth balls and some Beetle killer then you will make sure there all gone"
Answered on 2nd Oct 2022 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
"If you would like to catch one and send me a picture i can identify it for you
and then tell you how to treat
Pete Pest Control Services"
Answered on 2nd Oct 2022 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
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