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Jay, I am going crazy with this bug thing First we had

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Hi Jay, I am going crazy with this bug thing
First we had carpet beetles and some ants but our enclosed back patio has mildew and rotting could this be bring all kinds of bugs like wood worms
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Martin replied 6 months ago.

Hi. My fist guess would be Powder Post Beetle: http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7418.html

Those usually get in with the woods comming from non treated lumber. Humidity will activate them, so they might come from that patio and extended to all the house. they are really hard to erradicate and require the help from a pest management technician.

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