Furniture beetles - PEST UK

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Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Furniture beetles

Frequently asked questions about furniture beetles:

Treat infected wood with a specialised insecticide then treat the general area with a general insecticide. Even this may not eliminate them completely.

Furniture beetles are not harmful to humans.

Furniture beetle larvae feed on dead wood and they treat building timber as dead wood so they will enter your house and lay eggs on the house’s timber.

Furniture beetles do not bite.

Common furniture beetles can fly.

Furniture beetles eat pollen however their larvae feed on dead wood and timber in the house.