Heat Treatment Powder Post Beetles Phoenix Az – Got bugs? Heat Treatment Powder Post Beetles is a valid option for eradicating this pest from infested furniture. Get expert advice from Arizona’s Pest Experts – Bills Pest Termite Control. If you have, or merely suspect an infestation of these insects give us a call ASAP. These beetles can be destructive and difficult to eradicate. Waiting will only allow for additional opportunities for this menace to spread. Powder Post Beetle Treatment. #1 Powder Post Beetle Exterminator – Bills Pest Termite Control.
“Left unchecked Powder Post Beetles can destroy infested wood in short order.”
When you look at the physical size of these little bugs, it’s hard to believe that they can destroy infested wood or a home seemingly overnight. Calls for heat treatment against Powder Post Beetles services have increased two-fold in the last five years. How to get rid of Powder Post Beetles.
Phoenix Powder Post Beetle Control
Most infestations we see can be traced to a wood item or piece of wood furniture with origins from Mexico or the Far East. The increase in imported furniture is believed to be a factor in calls for heat treatment for Powder Post Beetles services.
When it comes to Powder Post Beetles, it takes a trained and experienced exterminator to detect the indirect evidence of infestation. The small piles of powder frass are often overlooked in the initial stages of infestation. As the little piles increase in frequency, a homeowner becomes suspicious and usually calls in an exterminator. By then the outbreak has grown to multiple locations.
Most outbreaks we see in the Phoenix area started when an infested piece of wood, cabinet, and piece of furniture is brought into a home. Over a period, the larvae develop into adults that spread to other areas of a home. This can be a real nightmare for a homeowner.
Powder Post Beetle Treatment
Treatment methods can include the use of pesticides, fumigant gases, borate treatments, cold temperatures, or the use of heat. Depending upon the infestation, location, and other considerations one method may be more efficient than the other.
Pesticides can be very useful if the product can be delivered to the beetles. This can be a challenge as these Beetles typically bore tiny holes deep into the wood.
Though not having a 100% kill rate using Borate products to treat the infested wood offers a better chance at eliminating infestations. To be effective, the wood must be raw (without any coatings). Consumers will have to have some patience as it can take +120 days to penetrate infested areas.
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Fumigation, when performed correctly can provide users with a complete kill. This procedure can be expensive and will require days of preparation.
If the infestation is confined to a moveable piece of furniture just placing the item(s) in a deep freezer at 0 degrees for at least 72 hours will provide complete eradication.
The use of heat at temperatures between 120-140 degrees for at least six hours can provide complete eradication without the use of harsh chemicals, at an affordable cost, and without days of preparation. Heat treatments for Powder Post Beetles will kill adult bugs and larvae.
Bills Pest Termite Control is your hometown Arizona exterminator. We provide complete heat treatment for Powder Post Beetles services. Our services are affordable, and we offer warranties, so you have peace of mind that if the critters come back, …we will come back. Pest Fumigation.