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We have a log cottage built in 1931 of black swamp cedar. An addition was added in 1969 but the outside of the logs have been painted for years. We are now finding powder post beetles in the newer logs. We had them treated 3 years ago with boron or borax by a pest control. […]

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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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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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Our home is over 30 years old and we have never seen any evidence of Powderpost Beetles. We are considering renewing a Powderpost Beetle service contract (covers inspection and retreatment) that we have had for years but wonder if it makes sense to do so. With the information you provide and the products now available, […]

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