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Insect damage on new cedar fence

Some new cedar fencing was recently built in my backyard. I recently noticed what looked like insect damage on some of the vertical boards. The posts and rails are pressure treated and look fine. I’m attaching a couple of photos and hoping someone can help identify what’s causing the damage. Thank you.

Washington County Oregon Posted 5 months ago

Termite control for drywood termite

Hello I have a cabin on my property that has termites (family: kalotermitidae). The termites are located in structural beams of the roof. The roof was improperly constructed and these beams were wet, rotten and apparently full of termites. The beams are being replaced with treated lumber and the roof is being re-done to reduce moisture. I am reading that for these types of termites (possibly dampwood rather than subterranean) the best treatment is simply to replace the wood. Does anyone know if insecticide treatments are recommended or necessary in my situation? Thanks!

Benton County Oregon termites wood Posted about 1 year ago

cedar boards cut from pasture bugs

we cut cedar trees to make boards to make frames. Now about 18 months later, tried to cut it uo, and it has magot looking larve all over it. under the bark and in the white wood. what are they?, will they go away, will they damage my house?

Blue Earth County Minnesota Posted over 1 year ago

Attic Rafter Deterioration

I have a house in Northeast Portland built in 1923 that shows deterioration of the attic rafters. It appears as honeycomb holes along the direction of the wood fiber. Is there an OSU department that determine the cause and remediation? I've attached 2 pictures and can send a sample for analysis. Thanks, Jim B.

Multnomah County Oregon Posted over 1 year ago

Plywood bugs

I built a kitchen 5 years ago and last year I received a call for the owners stating the cabinets had powder post beetles I called Timber products and they told he that in there hot press procedure no living organism would survive. Ive been reading on this and Ive come across forums that state different. What is your take?

Los Angeles County California Posted over 1 year ago

The photos I've submitted were taken in my 113 year-old home. The floors are...

The photos I've submitted were taken in my 113 year-old home. The floors are original

Multnomah County Oregon Posted almost 2 years ago

I'm curious what is causing these holes photo 4

I'm curious what is causing these holes photo 4

Multnomah County Oregon Posted almost 2 years ago

I'm curious what is causing these holes photo 3

I'm curious what is causing these holes photo 3

Multnomah County Oregon Posted almost 2 years ago

I'm curious what is causing these holes photo 2

I'm curious what is causing these holes photo 2

Multnomah County Oregon Posted almost 2 years ago

I'm curious what is causing the holes here in my floors. more photos to come!...

I'm curious what is causing the holes here in my floors. more photos to come! photo 1

Multnomah County Oregon Posted almost 2 years ago