Carpet beetles, which belong to the family of beetles known as dermestids, are pests in warehouses, homes, museums, and other locations where suitable food exists. Varied carpet beetles feed on dead insects, but also feed on upholstery and carpet, so they can damage those materials. They can also damage clothing fabric.
Carpet Beetles can be tricky to find, even though their damage is plain to see. Although not a disease carrier the damage to carpet can be very expensive and feeling out of control in your own home is very frustrating. Removing Carpet Beetles from your home is possible.