It is always difficult to protect yourself completely from an infestation of parasitic insects. Indeed, their small size allows them to sneak everywhere! However, certain precautions can limit the risk of invasion.
1- Eliminate the entry points of parasitic insects
Commonly called moths , the carpet beetle is a warmth-appreciating insect. This is why it tends to take refuge inside homes. And, once you enter your home, he is likely to like it and decide to expand his family there! The first precaution to take is therefore to prevent it from entering your home. For it, make sure the doors are airtight and patch cracks in the walls . You can also block the air intakes with fine mesh netting . This will allow air to pass while stopping insects. The adult anthrene is a very good flyer, and can enter your home through the Windows . So remember to equip them with mosquito nets. Also be aware of the presence of entry points under the roof .
2- prevent your house from becoming a larvae nursery
Anthrene usually lays its eggs in dead insects. Once the larva hatches, it voraciously attacks natural textiles and wood, but also hair and hair. The best way to fight against proliferation is therefore to have a house that is spotlessly clean. Remember to vacuum very regularly . Anthrene larvae live in the dark. So you have to hunt down the dirt in every detail dark corners ! Clean under furniture , but also inside, and on top of cupboards . Don’t forget the below carpet , real nests of dirt! After each use, empty the contents of the vacuum into an airtight container.
The curtains , carpets, furs and textiles of all kinds must be regularly cleaned and aired. Leaving them outside during very cold weather will effectively eliminate the larvae hidden in the folds.