Tag: carpet beetle

  • Know the Carpet Beetle – a Pest Frequently Confused with Bed Bugs

    Carpet beetles look very similar to bed bugs in size and shape, but they are nowhere near the nuisance when it comes to health hazards for humans. Your clothes are another story, since carpet beetles larvae like to munch on animal fibers such as wool and fur. Where to Look For Carpet Beetles The name […]

  • Vintage Clothing Stolen…Don’t Mind The Bugs!

    There are always a variety of thefts reported from cars and people’s homes during the holiday season.  Sometimes surprising items are taken from other locations as well.  The Albany Democrat-Herald reported on November 30, 2012 that thieves made off with some interesting items that belonged to the Linn County Historical Museum in Oregon. The museum […]

  • Scientists Believe Global Warning Has Brought An Increase In Plant Eating Insects

    The summer of 2011 brought about numerous complaints by New Jersey residents to many pest control companies throughout New Jersey about an increase of insects eating more than their normal share of a variety of outdoor plants.  Notwithstanding the voracious appetite of the pesky stink bugs that have taken over the eastern seaboard in recent […]

  • Carpet Beetles…Don’t You Wish They Would Stay Outdoors?

    For the most part, insects and critters that humans consider to be pests do have a place in his world…with the exception of bed bugs.  For the life of me I can’t figure out why they are on the planet! Carpet beetles are a common household pest that NJ pest control experts encounter.  Outdoors, carpet […]

  • What Is That Weird Bug?

    Many people are concerned when they begin to receive strange itchy welts on their skin these days; and for good reason since bed bug infestations are on the rise all across the United States.  It should be noted that skin irritations can occur from many different types of insects.  Sometimes those insects are seeking a […]