Borer Control



The two main types of Borers that attack house timbers in South East Queensland are:

  • Calymmaderus incises or Queensland Pine Beetle.

 borer pest control  Borer Control

Borers are mainly responsible for attacking hoop pine flooring in older Queenslander type homes.

A spray treatment to the under side of the flooring is done using a Permethrin Chemical called Perigan.

A yearly treatment is required for three years then every second year as a maintenance.


More borers

  • Lyctus brunneus, or Powder Post Beetle.

This is the other Borer that can damage timbers in a house. They attack sapwoods or some hardwoods such as Meranti, Eucalyptus and Oak.

Hardwood framed houses consist mainly of heartwood timber with a small amount of sapwood on the edge.

The Borer will only attack the sapwood and then go, as they do not eat the heartwood, treatment is very rarely needed.

Where We Service?

Aspley,  Albany Creek, Bald Hills, Banyo, Beachmere, Beerwah, Bellmere, Bracken Ridge, Brendale, Brisbane, Bridgeman Downs, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Caboolture, Caloundra, Carseldine, Chermside, Clontarf, Dakabin, Dayborough, Deagon, Deception Bay, Eagle Farm, Eatons Hill, Elimbah, Enoggera, Everton Park, Geebung, Glasshouse, Golden Beach, Grange, Hendra, Kallangur, Kedron, Landsborugh, Lawnton, Morayfield, Murrumba Downs, Narangba, Northgate, North Lakes, Ocean View, Petrie, Redcliffe, Sandgate, Scarbourgh, Stafford Heights, Strathpine, Taigum, Wamuran, Woodford, Zillmere.