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Sawdust in wall

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Joined: May 21 2004

Hi,

On one of my living room wall communicating to the exterior, I have sawdust coming out of the baseboards.

I removed the baseboards but I can not see any evidence of bugs/termite/other.

Does anyone have an idea on the next step to do to chech what is going on?

Thanks

cordier

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Joined: Feb 8 2005

take a picture and post it here

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Joined: Mar 20 2003

I once had similar stuff coming out of the ceiling and it turned out to be carpenter ants. I sprayed the exterior walls a couple times with special carpenter ant treatment and it went away.

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Joined: Feb 8 2005

It doesn't look like termites, but that doesn't really mean anything...
That's a lot of debris...It looks like you have sheet rock for walls, if that is the case you should cut out a few segments to investigate... It's easy enough to patch. On second thought, just remove the baseboard and take a look.

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