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Susan writes,
03/19/2011:

How can I treat painted rocking chairs for powderpost beetles?

These are very nice, made from reclaimed oak and now beetles are causing sawdust can they be treated since painted?

Answer:

The only way to treat the chairs with an insecticide is to strip the paint and apply a product called Bora-Care. If that is not an option you can check with local pest control companies to see if they offer a fumigation chamber or heat chamber that would be the correct size to treat the chairs.

Answer last updated on: 03/19/2011

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