Homebuilding & Renovating

THE KNOWLEDGE: Deathwatch beetle

There are a few words that strike terror into the heart of homeowners, and right at the top of that list is deathwatch beetle. Perhaps this is, in part, influenced by the cultural associations of the tiny, wood-boring insect. The ticking, or tapping sound it makes at night during the mating season has historically been heard by those keeping deathbed vigils, and this has led

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