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Wood Destroying Beetles

Wood Destroying Beetles are a silent threat lurking within the timbers of our homes and structures. These tiny yet destructive insects, including species like powderpost beetles and deathwatch beetles, stealthily bore through wood, causing irreparable damage. Feeding on cellulose, they weaken wooden foundations, beams, and furniture, posing a significant risk to the structural integrity of buildings. Identifying and eradicating these elusive pests early is crucial in preserving the integrity of our wooden structures.

Signs of Wood Destroying Beetles


Discovering signs of Wood Destroying Beetles in your Pacific Northwest home can be a distressing sight. These tiny yet destructive pests can silently wreak havoc on the structure of your house, causing substantial damage beneath the surface. Keep an eye out for telltale indications like small, round exit holes in wood, frass (fine powdery dust) near infested areas, or weakened, hollow-sounding timber. Don’t let these seemingly innocuous beetles threaten the integrity of your home—take proactive steps with our expert pest control services to safeguard your property from these wood-munching invaders.

Concerns for Wood Destroying Beetles


Wood Destroying Beetles pose a significant threat to the structural integrity of homes in the Pacific Northwest. These stealthy invaders can silently tunnel through wood, causing severe damage over time. Their presence often goes unnoticed until the destruction becomes evident, leading to weakened structures, compromised support beams, and costly repairs. Beyond the financial impact, infestations can compromise the safety of your home. Don’t underestimate the potential devastation of these tiny pests—act swiftly with professional intervention to safeguard your property and prevent further deterioration.

Wood Destroying Beetle Control Solutions


We set out to identify the source of any beetle infestation so that all beetles inside and outside can be eliminated using our 5 step S.M.A.R.T. Process:

Through our S.M.A.R.T. process we determine all entry points, secure the beetles from entering in the future and dispose of all dead pests and contaminated debris. Once we are confident that your home has been safely cleared and secured we customize a plan, tailored specifically to your needs, to prevent any future infestations.

Our process encompasses the biology, anatomy, psychology and social systems of all pests and wildlife; designed to help you understand the ‘why’ behind your infestation. We specialize in elimination,sanitation, prevention and routine maintenance of your home or office so you can be rest assured your home is protected from future infestations.

Wood Destroying Beetle Prevention


Our highly trained professionals don’t just come out to take care of the job. We take pride in  providing you with a well rounded understanding of your infestation. We determine why wood destroying beetles are attracted to your home so that we can pass along our knowledge to you; that you may be able to confidently apply preventative measures against future infestation.

Did You Know?

Powderpost beetles can lie dormant or hidden in wood for 10 years before emerging.

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