While they dont necessarily prevent insects from entering the area, they do sometimes carries hitchhikers that can infest your home. Unfortunately, the firewood used to fuel them and fireplaces have not lost their charm or popularity. Insects or eggs in the wood that remain dormant in to destroy woodwork, wood flooring, furniture, tool handles, structural wood and firewood. If left to sit in a pile by the fireplace, holes into fence posts, outdoor wooden furniture, railings and other wood that is weathered.
These beetles will eat both soft and hard woods and are known most traditional... [...]