November 2010 Archives

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A carpet beetle perhaps? Thanks. Based on where it was located and it’s overall appearance and movement, I would say it’s a VARIED CARPET BEETLE. Finding any could be reason to do a treatment since it most likely emerged from an egg which was laid in the carpet. And if there was one egg in […]

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I am being told there is only 1 vendor in GA authorized to treat for powder post beetles. My cabin has a stain on it that is 5 years old and I’m being told cabin must be tented. The vendor I have been referred to has quoted me $9500 to tent a 600 sq ft […]

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I just found your site and have a problem similar to the person that wrote in about having a cabin treated in Georgia. We have a mountain home in Brevard NC and have been told we have powder post beetles and the treatment will be $10,000.00 -we definitely want a 2nd or 3rd opinion. Any […]

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About a year ago, we remodeled our den and got new built-in book shelves and cabinets.  We recently discovered the holes and powder of powderpost beetles.  Our exterminator came and drilled each exit hole that we could find (50+) and sprayed in each hole.  The wood is a thin veneer so I think the penetration […]

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I do woodwork and have some lumber with powder post beetle infestation. I have used some off the shelf / Ortho ant and termite treatment that was effective but after a few years they are back. My shed is against the woods and the West Virginia DNR indicated there is no real escape. I do […]

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I am considering buying a very old (1840) log cabin that has been added on to over the years so that it is semi-invisible and more looking like a farm house. I saw old termite cases and asked for a pest inspector to check it.  He has found powderpost beetle damage in the basement.  I […]

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