Carpet Beetle Control & Removal Services In New York City, Westchester County, Long Island or NJ
Carpet Beetles are a fairly common pest throughout households and places of business in the NYC or NJ Metro area. They are a hazard because they tend to feed on fabrics as well as synthetic blends. This means your couches, recliners, carpeting, rugs, and upholstery are all targets for damage.
There are two main groups of Carpet Beetles in the New York & Northern NJ areas. These include the Black Carpet Beetle and Furniture Carpet Beetles. The adult black Carpet Beetle is mostly black in coloring and can range in sizes from 1/6 of an inch to 3/16 of an inch. The Furniture Carpet Beetle carry the same appearance yet have unique wing patterns. Both species will cause damage in your home or property. Standard Pest Management specializes in Carpet Beetle Removal and Control throughout Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, Westchester County and Long Island.
Biology of Carpet Beetles
Carpet Beetles go through four stages of a life cycle to reach adulthood. These include egg, larva, pupa, and adult. They usually lay their eggs within air ducts, baseboard heating systems, closets or within furniture. Although infestations can generally be prevented by commonly vacuuming and keeping your living or working spaces tidy, they always manage to sneak in from the outdoors.
Our Treatment Methods for Carpet Beetles In New York City
At Standard Pest Management, we utilize a variety of unique treatment methods to exterminate Carpet Beetles and send them packing immediately. Rest assured that we are completely respectful of the persons in your home or workplace and will use the most environmentally friendly approach possible. Our field technicians have been known to use insecticides for spraying, oxygen deprivation techniques, freezing, and more. For constant infestations in larger properties, Standard uses scent or pheromone traps to lure them in and eliminate them swiftly.
Why You Should Be Concerned With Carpet Beetles
The first things you should thing about are health concerns. Beetles have been known to spread tape worms to humans and that’s an entirely different health issue you will want no part of! They will also chew through and cause damage to all different kinds of furniture, cloth, fabrics, and even leather bound books. You will have a very hard time finding a reupholstery company that is able to fix holes commonly spread out all over your leather or suede couches.