DATE POSTED: September 17, 2020
If you are like most people, you are probably wondering right now, what is a powderpost beetle? Most likely, you have also found damage to the wood of your home and searched for an answer as to what caused it. This search probably led you to termites, carpenter ants, or powderpost beetles as potential culprits of your home’s destruction.
DATE POSTED: April 24, 2020
Have you wished in your heart of hearts that someone, somewhere in the world, would put everything you need to know about powderpost beetles in one convenient location? If so, we have some good news for you. You found it! If you have concerns about powderpost beetles damaging your Portland home, this is the resource for you. Here's what you need to know.
DATE POSTED: October 23, 2019
Even if you haven’t heard their name before, you most likely have seen these slim-bodied beetles scrambling across your fence or lying in wait under warm mulch.
DATE POSTED: July 16, 2019
Like termites and carpenter ants, powderpost beetles get into the wood structures of your home and cause damage. They prefer unfinished wood and will bore under the surface to lay their eggs. As their eggs hatch, their larvae tunnel their way through the wood, eating and leaving hollowed-out tunnels in their wake.