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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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About 6-8 months ago, we started to find on a regular basis 2-3 powderpost beetles at a time. upstairs mainly, bed room, bathroom, water bowls, beds, closets, around windowsills [which needed sealing off – just fixed it]. My question – what number constitute an infestation? Will these few die off on its own? plus we […]

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We have an infestation of what is most likely powder post beetles in our juniper latilla ceiling. We would prefer to use the most effective, but least hazardous control. What would you recommend? If the wood is untreated and able to readily accept and absorb water, you’ll be able to use the BORACARE listed in […]

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I recently built a canopy bed and several other pieces of furniture from cedar logs and limbs and have now discovered the trees are infested with beetles. Some of the pieces are still raw, but the bed and a few chairs have been coated with polyurethane. From what i’ve read, i assume i’ll have to […]

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Have an Manzanita trunk that is made into an artificial tree.  Wondered if its possible to get this Powderpost Beetle in it? Manzanita trees are susceptible to bark beetles as well as many species of Powder Post Beetles. And if it’s stored out in the open, it’s more likely to get infested. I suggest you […]

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I have a decorative grapewood display on my wall and today I found a larva of some sort beneath it, evidently had fallen out. I looked at the branch directly above it and there were 3 holes.  The larva was about 3/4 inch long, off-whitish with a wide head, very puffy.  I found what I […]

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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 recently notice small holes and some deterioration of a piece of wood in between rooms of our house.  Our house was built in late 1900’s.  I had to companies come in to advise me and give a quote.  The first one said they can treat the beetle from the basement and will spray the […]

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I attend, and am organist for a small Lutheran church in Sebring, Florida. We’ve just been informed that one of the wood laminate beams in the church has powder post beetles. We’ve received an estimate for treatment from Terminix. They said that this will require tenting of the entire church for 4 days with fumigation. […]

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Oh where to start, I have a log home, my husband bought me a hutch homemade from oak, since we’ve had it i’ve always noticed little dust like piles around it. thought nothing of it until the piles became little mounds. this was beginning of june in which u stated that thats when they “come […]

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i have a new build which contains mainly softwood decor (skirtings, archetrieve staircase ect.) and some oak furniture, however ash tongue and groove doors which i purchased appear to be infested with powder post beetles. i have found both the ‘grubs’ and beetles present. as the rest of the house construction and furniture is of […]

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Hello I have been reading about these things and talking to some professionals..I am extremely confused with all this info. I know I have active infestation in my living room, the most recent room we put in hardwood (red oak)…it has concrete under it and no basement for that addition.  I understand that the larvae […]

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Hello, My fiance and I are in the process of buying a house, we have proceeded as far as the termite and moisture inspection and have since decided to hold off on any further decisions as we take in this matter. Neither, my fiance or I were present during this inspection to see the damage […]

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Hello, I have about 300-350 bf of hickory that I milled with a bandsaw mill & have air dried for about a year and a half. Boards are 1” to 1½” thick. They still have not been planed, sanded or finished yet. I was wondering if you have a product that will kill the beetles […]

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