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Pest control - Coventry domestic customers

Carpet beetle

Description

  • 1.5 - 4 mm in length
  • Thorax and wing cases are white, pale yellow, brown and black in colour
  • Oval body similar to a ladybird in shape
  • Adult beetles will normally be found on window ledges of infested rooms

Facts about carpet beetles

  • Adults can fly
  • They feed on pollen and nectar
  • Larvae need high animal protein diet and can cause damage by infesting carpets, clothes animal furs and skins
  • Larvae hibernate in cold conditions
  • Larvae are commonly known as 'woolly bears'

Control

We do not treat booklice/biscuit beetles. You can find other professionals that are able to treat an infestation online or in a local directory.

Customer Services

Open 9am–5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

Email: customer.services@coventry.gov.uk

Tel: 08085 834333

Visit: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/myaccount

If you do need to call us,
please try to avoid our busiest times
of lunchtime and early afternoon.

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