As the name indicates, Carpet beetles are a common pest of carpets. They are 1/16 to 1/8 of an inch, with a black and white patterned body with reddish scales. Signs of Carpet beetle infestation are seen in fabrics with extensive surface damage with uneven areas and holes. Types of fabrics include wool, hair, and feathers, silk. Carpet beetles especially prefer clothing, carpet and textiles. To control them, the primary source of infestation must be located and destroyed. A thorough inspection and sanitation should also be performed.