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Take The Fight To The Source

Thursday August 30, 2012

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Question:

What is the best method for treating carpet beetles?

Joseph M., NJ

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Answer:

The presence of carpet beetles wandering around inside a structure suggests that you have a source someplace inside where the larvae are contentedly munching on their chosen foods, and these foods often are materials that we meant for our own use or consumption and did not plan to share with the beetles. Carpet beetles are one of Nature's main recyclers, and they feed not only on animal fibers and things made from them (hair, feathers, skin, wool, felt) but also on most grain-based dry food products. I myself played the part of Carpet Beetle Rancher for awhile as a large population of them fed for months on a large dog "... Read more

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