Rats not only pose a danger to your health but they can also cause damage to the properties they infest. Our local Totteridge rat control experts will not only eliminate the rat infestation, they will also provide advice and rat deterrents to prevent the problem reoccurring.
Getting rid of rats may seem like an easy task when there are one or two but rodents are notorious for producing offspring at an alarming rate. With an express local Totteridge pest controller you are guaranteed a service that is second to none.
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The Adult varied carpet beetle is 2-4mm long. Its body strongly convexed, with a variable colouration of brown, black and mottled with yellow or white scales on the dorsal surface. The larval, or "Woolly bear" stage, will produce the tell tale carpet damage to areas of carpet where they will not be disturbed, such as under heavy objects or along skirting boards.
These beetles lay their eggs in birds nests, and can find their way into the house via the attic, where they lay eggs in wool, fur and other organic material. These then hatch into larvae that shy away from light, and curl up into a ball when disturbed.
The larvae consume the organic matter, and then metamorphose into adults, who then seek out light and visit flowers for nectar and pollen. The first step of any carpet beetle pest control is to remove any birds nests, dead rodents, and old carpet scraps from the roof spaces, as all three can be reservoirs of infestation.