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  1. Carpet Beetle Advice

    Pest Control
    My husband and I purchased our home about a year and a half ago, and to our surprise, it came with a carpet beetle problem. We've been fighting this for about a year now with no real improvement to the situation, so I'm hoping for some tips. Unlike typical carpet beetle problems, ours is in...
  2. What to do about burrowing beetles in deck joists?

    Building & Construction
    I've got a house in Crestline, CA (at 5500 feet we have lots of pine trees and oaks) and I was digging out pockets of dryrotted wood in the joists beneath our deck when I noticed a tunnel filled with tiny pellets. I used a chisel to follow the tunnel and found a tiny rust colored beetle...