How in god's green earth do you get bed bugs out of carpet? That seems to be where they are breeding, despite vacuuming daily and frequent steaming, as my dog gets bitten daily lying on the rug which unfortunately covers every square inch of our apt. but bathroom and kitchen.
Bug Infestation From New Carpet Install. These insect pests feed on animal fibers like wool and mohair, which carpets may be made from. Carpet beetles are found in many places, including in warehouses where carpeting is stored. Adult beetles aren't a problem. However, their hungry larvae cause serious damage to fabrics when they hatch.
While bed bugs generally stay within a fifteen-foot radius of their victims, carpet beetles can live anywhere in your home. You'll find them in bedrooms, couches, and even your pantry. A carpet beetle's diet consists of pollen and nectar, while bed bugs like to feast on blood.
Carpet is often a lush and cushy place to hide out for bed bugs, especially if you have a thicker or shaggier type of carpet. Groups of bed bugs tend to congregate and camp out in areas where they won't be discovered, and your carpet provides just such a place. Not only that, but female bed bugs are constantly reproducing.
Also, check the area around the bed, including inside books, telephones or radios, the edge of the carpet, and even in electrical outlets. Check your closet, because bedbugs can attach to clothing.
I called a carpet cleaning company trying to get them to steam cleaning bedbugs. While a lot of people think that you can steam clean bedbugs and it will take care of the problem, that is actually not the case. Don't feel bad though, a lot of people think that and it logically makes sense,