When moving into an older property with carpet, it is important to perform a deep clean to remove embedded dust, hair and potential insect infestation. Some beetles thrive in old carpets, and to ensure that they don't means thorough cleaning and maintenance. The Varied Carpet Beetle is one such pest. It lives in dark, dirty environments and can become a real pain if not dealt with quickly. This guide will help you to understand your unwanted house guest and provide practical tips for removing them and maintaining a clean carpet.