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Hi I filled “old” holes in some old furniture and noticed this year that there are new holes. Which products could I use to treat my old furniture ? do the product damage the surface of the wood ? What is the most efficient treat the furniture with a product  or use the fumigation ? […]

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We have noticed the powder of adults coming out on the floor around crates in our warehouse. Is boracare the best treatment for us? I have seen various crates, pallets and other storage structures made from wood which get infested with powderpost beetles. This is especially true if your business is importing product from other […]

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Hello, 1) I have heavily treated a bunch of roughsawn English Sycamore boards with BoraCare after noticing several small pin holes appearing with fine saw dust, etc.  It has been a week since treating and today I noticed several more holes with saw dust in the boards.  Is this normal? 2) I make musical instruments […]

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Hello, I have some furniture that had wood worms. They are leaving holes. I live in a warm environment. The furniture is a log bed that has polyurethane on it is there any way to save the bed and the other furniture in my home. I am moving soon and need to treat ASAP. What […]

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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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I have powderpost beetles in a newly installed ash wood stairs. The installer has agreed to strip the wood so it can be treated but my exterminator does not guaranty treatment because only the top can be treated and he doesn’t beleive that the chemicals would penetrate more than a 1/4 ” of the one […]

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Thank-you so much for all your information it has helped so much. We had a guy come from Orkin today to check for us.  We had notice holes in our dresser.  And my husband went under the house and he also saw some holes. The guy said it would cost 4,000 they put a tent […]

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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. We were under contract to sell our home and discovered that we have active powder post beetles in our wood floors (we put them in ourselves 3 years ago). Terminix recommended stripping the floors bare and treating with BoraCare but could only provide a one year guarantee to retreat (but the floors would have […]

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We have a valuable wood carving 2’ x 7” x ¾” we got in Italy last summer. First we saw one hole from one side to the the other. Looked like it was bored through. Then we got another hole from one side to the other, not as cleanlooking. It appears from your website to […]

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3yrs ago i bought a 100 yr old house & the inspectors said it had a slight Powder Post Beetle problem. I had no experience w/them before. I have always done my own spraying. I had sprayed for termites so i thought that would run them off as well.  Well apparentlly that did not i […]

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Dear Jonathan Our house was built in 1915 and the beams in the crawl space have holes of powder post beetles .We are in Ontario. I put my finger on these beams and they seems solid still. If I spray with the boracare do you think these beams could resist another 10 years? But I […]

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DEAR JONATHAN: I AM READING AND STUDYING YOUR INFORMATION SHEET ON MOLD, MILDEW, DECAY FUNGUS, ETC. I NEED HELP, HOWEVER, UNDERSTANDING WHAT CONDITIONS OF MOLD, MILDEW, DECAY FUNGUS, ETC. REQUIRE PLAIN BORACARE AND WHICH NEED BORACARE WITH MOLD CARE.   PLEASE ADVISE. THANKS….. This is a great question and one we get asked a lot. As […]

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we have an evergreen that is dead & has been cut down. is there any way to use the old wood? we thought it it would be nice to make something out of it. but it does still have some live activity. we are seeing bore holes & sawdust.  is it worth saving or not? […]

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I have small holes in some logs being used for furniture and I’m sure they’re some kind of boring beetle. What species might they be and how can I treat? I’d like to save this furniture as it was handmade and only a couple of years old. There are many species of wood boring beetles […]

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