Altrincham Pest Control
Altrincham Pest Control Covers Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire areas.
The ORIGINAL Altrincham Pest Control offers Wasp Nest control treatment or removal at a fixed price £35.00, with no hidden extras.
The varied carpet beetle is 2 to 4mm long, like a small, mottled brown, grey and cream ladybird. The related Fur Beetle is black with one spot on each wing case, and there is a rarer Black Carpet Beetle. The larvae are small (about 4mm long), covered in brown hairs, and tend to roll up when disturbed.
As the grubs grow, they moult - and the old cast-off skins may be the first signs of infestation. The adult Carpet Beetle feeds only on pollen and nectar of garden flowers but lays its eggs in old birds' nests, felt, fabric or accumulated fluff in buildings. It is the larvae from these eggs that do the damage.
They feed on feathers, fur hair, or wool and tend to wander along the pipes from roofs into airing cupboards - which house the clothes and blankets, which constitute the food. The life cycle takes about a year, and the grubs can survive starvation in hard times for several months.
Adults are often seen in April, May and June, seeking egg-laying sites; and the grubs are most active in October before they hibernate.
People and companies think they can treat the pest problem themselves, only to find that they make the infestation worse by purchasing products from DIY outlets with a poor percentage of insecticide. This may prove to be an expensive waste of time and money.
Altrincham Pest Control provides an effective solution to your pest control problem with advice to prevent any infestation recurring.
We will always advise on how to keep children, pets and staff safe. All works will be carried out in accordance with the Health & Safety Act 1974, the COSHH Regulations 1988, the Food & Environmental Act 1985 and Control of Pesticides 1986.