Ground beetles - FAQs - PEST UK

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Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Ground beetles

Frequently asked questions about ground beetles:

Removing vegetation and any debris from the edge of the building followed by a residual insecticide treatment will get rid of ground beetles in your house.

Ground beetles feed on any organic matter.

Ground beetles live for a few months.

Ground beetles are not necessarily bad as they are not a health hazard however they can become a nuisance in some cases.

Ground beetles occasionally wander in from the garden or emerge from under doormats often seeking shelter from the cold.

Ground beetles are typically found outside, in gardens, especially in sheltered locations such as log or leaf piles.