August 2010 Archives

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We have discovered powder post beetles in a corner Mahogany veneer cabinet. A gift from a friend of a carved eagle head was the apparent culprit. We have moved the cabinet outside to our patio porch. The shelves are unfinished on the bottom but fixed and the back is unfinished. We think the Timbor would […]

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Hi, I live on a 65′ old boat in San Francisco. We lately found out that we have powerpost beeltes. They were in the ceiling. We had a pest control agent come inspect, and he said we should fumigate, for a cost of $5,000. This seems too high, so I was hoping to do this […]

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Can powderpost beetles infest cardboard boxes? I’m wondering if it’s safe to store a bunch of the boxes in a room that’s already infested. If you review our POWDERPOST BEETLE CONTROL ARTICLE, you’ll learn the basic biology of this insect which is explained at the beginning of the article. As you’ll learn, adults emerge from […]

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