November 2011 Archives

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Hello, I have a good amount of lumber, mostly cherry and walnut, that is infested with powder post beetles. I’m looking into treatment both professional and DIY methods. I am familiar with Boracare and Timbor, but have heard through the grape vine about funimagtion?? Is this a real possibility and does it work? Please email […]

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I have an antique table which has or has had a beetle infestation in the soft wood. The underside of the table has been stained, but not finish coat was applied. Can I apply the Boracare solution to this stained underside and expect sufficient penetration to kill any larvae? Ideally BORACARE should be applied to […]

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Friends bought a cabinet from Walmart (from China) and one of the support pieces has evidence of woodworm. In six months, it has gotten worse with over 20 exit holes and telltale “talcum” powder-like dust piles. What should they do? If you review our POWDERPOST BEETLE CONTROL ARTICLE, you’ll learn about a product called BORACARE. […]

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My husband and i are seriously considering purchasing a house in a historical section of the Northeast U.S. We had a home inspection today and he pointed out beams throughout the house that may have had powder beetles. The beams had many, many small holes. He did not think they were active but advised us […]

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