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Wood Destroying Beetles

  Cookeville: 931-372-7676  Crossville: 931-484-0085  Sparta: 931-836-1131 

 

  • Wood infesting beetles exhibit a variety of behaviors and will infest different types of wood. Each problem calls for unique solutions.
  • If your infestation is located in accessible areas such as your crawlspace, basement, attic, logs or even furniture and occurs in bare wood with no stain, varnish or paint, a Borate Treatment is recommended.
  • Wood infesting beetles can cause damage for years before detection.
  • There are many species of beetles each with its own behavior.
  • Wood beetles are second in line for wood infestations in the United States, only outdone by termites.
  • The beetle larvae are responsible for the bulk of the damage.
  • Adult beetles are known to exit almost any surface of wood.