Can Carpet Beetle Larvae Cause Allergies?

One of our readers found carpet beetle larvae in his home. While we don't think they are causing his nose-related allergies, we do think they could be living under his carpeting. Continue reading [...]

Could Bugs in Bed be Carpet Beetle Larvae?

One of our readers discovered a worm-like organism in her bedding. We think the creature might be a carpet beetle larvae, which are some of the most common specimens found by our readers! Continue reading [...]

Worms Entering Bathroom Through Crevice Could be Earthworms

A reader sent us a video of brown worms she found in her bathroom. We agree with our reader that these could be earthworms. However, we aren't totally positive about this I.D. Continue reading [...]

Worm on Socks is Probably Carpet Beetle Larva

One of our readers discovered a brown worm on one of her socks, which we have identified as a carpet beetle larva. The most effective way to get rid of carpet beetle larvae is to clean. We hope our reader is able to say goodbye to these annoying visitors! Continue reading [...]

What Did Reader Find in Washing Machine?

We received a very interesting message from one of our readers. She wrote us on behalf of her friend, who discovered something odd in her washing machine. Continue reading [...]

Worm in Shower is Drain Fly Larva

One of our readers discovered black larvae in his shower. We believe these are drain fly larvae, which breed and feed in shower drains! Continue reading [...]
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