Treatment for House Longhorn Beetle


Postby deesae » Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:02 pm

I read with interest that the above beetle should only be treated professionally. I think it is this beetle I have in wooden roof rafters. One company wants to use a toxic pharmaceutical (that can corrode metal) and another company suggests drilling holes and injecting a pharmaceutical. The wood is varnished. Could you please inform me as to which method is the accepted form of treatment.
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Thu Nov 13, 2008 5:14 pm

Hi

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