White-bugs-on-wood-siding, tap, tap, tap. that’s the sound of your siding being destroyed. woodpeckers and insects can create massive issues in a home with wood siding—ranging all the way from aesthetic flaws and defects to huge structural problems that threaten the safety of your home.. however, you don’t have to passively accept whatever damage these invaders wreak on your home.. Nobody wants to find a bug in their home, and it can be even worse when you don’t know what kind of insect it is. if you see tiny white bugs in your house, they could be any number of pests., carpenter bees. in late spring or early summer, homeowners may notice large, mostly black bumblebee-like insects buzzing outside their homes.these carpenter bees are most likely searching for mates. female carpenter bees bore into wood to lay their eggs. the males act as soldiers, protecting the female and eggs. the males can be aggressive but are generally harmless as they lack stingers..

Salvaged lumber from old wood structures such as barns and outbuildings has a beautiful patina only created in nature. this type of wood requires special preparation to ensure it will be durable and insect free., dear heather, this summer i have been noticing these itsy bitsy little gray bugs on my window sills in the kitchen and bathroom. they are so light and tiny i have almost thought they were dust at times. last week i diluted some bleach on a cloth and wiped down the sills.… keep reading....

Here are a few tips for how to spot wood-destroying pests. termites. habitat: the most common type, subterranean termites, cause 95% of all termite damage in north america. found in every state except alaska, termites are most prevalent in the south; the so-called termite belt stretches across the southeast from virginia to texas. clues: you can suss out an infestation by poking wood with a ..., what are these bugs on my deck? we have started a new "'bugs help line" to answer specific questions from our visitors. for instructions on how to submit your own questions about home and garden pests click here. this question about swarms of bugs found on a deck was recently submitted:.

Bugs in old barnwood. july 2, 2013 by tech support leave a comment. hi! i want to use wood from an old barn for projects inside my house. i am concerned about bugs in the wood. i also am concerned about the environmental impact of the product that i might use. i want to keep the character of the old wood and still be safe.