Powder Post Beetles
Appearance of Damage: Many small exit holes and in some cases, hundreds of exit holes. These holes are about 1/32 to 1/16 of a inch big, this insect will reinfest over and over again if not controlled.
Behavior: The adult does very little damage. It is the larvae that will do most of the damage. The life cycle of the Powder Post Beetle is about 1 year and then the cycle starts all over again.
Habitat: The powder post beetle lives in hard woods and seasoned wood. Most of these woods are used for building and construction.
Economic Significance: The Powder Post Beetle will reinfest the same structure over and over again.
Control: Do you live in Central Florida and think that this Powder Post Beetle may be invading your home? Terma-Guard offers specialty treatments designed to control and eliminate this pest! Tent Fumigation is the preferred method for treatment.