May 2009 Archives

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I am in desperate need of some advice, please! This is a Willow tree located near Brenham Texas about 90 miles NW of Houston Texas.  I have confirmed the other huge branch of this Willow tree has “flathead borers” and ½ the trunk broke off already……..now I have discovered these little boogers!  Just beneath the […]

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I would like your opinion on Powder post beetles in wood floors. I have 3 to 5 boards showing holes in a 3000 sq ft of flooring. What is the most prudent action to take. Powderpost beetle holes in wood flooring means you have adults exiting which have completed their growth cycle. In most cases, […]

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This flooring has been installed for 3 or 4 years.  Just this Spring, have small black worms been emerging from the cracks.  They seek a dark place and grow larger. Do you know what these are and how to treat them? There is a wide range of beetles that commonly live in wood. Their larvae […]

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I have white worms that are about an inch long. They have a brown head and a brown band just behind the head. I am finding them in some beams that are being used in my shed. They seem to be eating teh wood. i see alot of sawdust falling from where they’re active.What can […]

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Hello, I build Mesquite art and I have a bar top that I installed in a new home. The piece is finished and has oil based polyurethane on it. I have been noticing 2 areas where the beetle is coming out. I am seeing small fine dust and tiny pin hole’s in the sap wood. […]

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