"If you are looking to buy a new home, chances are you are concerned about how many bedrooms it has, how many bathrooms, and if it has a garage. You are probably also interested in knowing what the electric bill is going to look like, how big the yard is, and how spacious the closets are. But, something unlikely to be on your radar is powder post beetles. You may be aware of the necessity of having…"
"Powder post beetles are the unforeseen wood damaging pests in South Carolina, that can turn wood into a fine powder. They may not be a danger to people directly, but they can do some major damage to a home. These beetles, in the larvae stage, can live in and eat wood for up to 4 year's while developing. They prefer the seasoned hardwoods, like in flooring, furniture, and wood used in the structure…"