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Wood Boring Insects

Carpenter Ants, Powder Post Beetles, Carpenter Bees

Get Rid of Wood Damaging Insects

Several different insects attack wood when they are either in the larval stage or as adults. They can do tremendous damage to wood furniture, floors, beams, and other structures. Their boring weakens wood making it possible for structural failures.

Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants may be large, black ants or as small as one-quarter inch and reddish brown or two-toned. They do not eat wood but instead construct their nests in wood. Finding the source of carpenter ants is often difficult. Professional pest management is recommended for carpenter ant control.

  • Comes with a 15-month guarantee.
  • When doing treatments, all occupants must be out of the house for 4 to 6 hours.

Powder Post Beetles

Powderpost beetles grow to 3 to 6 mm in length. Their colour varies from reddish-brown to dark brown. They are commonly found in homes doing damage to wood furniture and structures.

  • Treatment cost depends on the size of the job.

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees look very much like bumblebees, however, they appear smoother. They drill holes of between 11mm and 15mm in size in untreated wood. If you disturb them the males will buzz around while the females will sting.

  • Treatment cost depends on the size and location of the job.

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