Powderpost Beetles

Powderpost beetles live throughout the world causing damage to wood materials. If you see small, round holes (about the size of pencil led) in wood around your home, you may have an infestation. Like their name suggests, these beetles are capable of turning wood into fine dust.

What Do They Look Like?

  • ⅛ in. long.
  • Reddish brown.

Where Do They Live?

  • Several species found all around the world.

How Do I Deal With Powderpost Beetles?

To prevent powderpost beetles from entering your home, inspect all wood materials before bringing it in. If you already have an infestation, remove any wood that has been ravaged. You should also call a pest control professional to help you thoroughly eliminate the beetles, so you can avoid re-infestation.

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