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How to Identify, Eliminate and Prevent Insect and Animal Infestation

Infestation by insects or animals can be a harmless nuisance, or it can have serious consequences for house structure. Learn to identify common pest infestations, then find out how to get rid of them and prevent their return.

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Woodworm - Deathwatch Beetle

This gray-brown beetle prefers old hardwoods. Up to 1/4 inch (8 mm) long, it lays its larvae in wood; years later, the larvae emerge as beetles.



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