Tag: carpet beetles

Photo: K.S. Matz

1946 study looked to primary sources of secondary infestations

September 12, 2018 By
In this look back, we examine how the industry managed carpet beetles and clothes moths Read more»

How to control cluster flies in winter

January 31, 2018 By
Usually, exclusion is the best solution, but should be performed in the early autumn, before flies arrive. Read more»
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Fabric pests: What’s in a name?

July 8, 2016 By
The common name of some fabric pests can be misleading for pest management professionals (PMPs) battling persistent infestations. In most accounts, one is less likely to find carpet beetles and clothes moths in floor coverings and garments than in other... Read more»
Adult deer tick. PHOTO: Scott Bauer/USDA ARS

Ask the Expert: Ticks, Carpet Beetles, Wasps and Snakes

October 20, 2014 By
Q. Some companies in my area are spraying lawns for tick control, which I don’t think is necessary. I concentrate on vegetation next to the house and brush areas on the perimeter. Do you think it’s necessary to spray lawns... Read more»
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Ask the Expert: Phorid Flies, Migrating Cockroaches and Carpet Beetles

July 14, 2014 By
Q: A residential customer has a phorid fly problem. The house is on a slab. The drain lines have been snaked and examined with a camera, but no breaks were found. Several thorough inspections have failed to find another source.... Read more»