Can a bug/tiny animal do this?


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Old 12-21-21, 07:28 AM
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Can a bug/tiny animal do this?



 

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12-22-21, 07:03 AM
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Was this house ever treated for subterranean termites? It resembles the holes we'd drill in concrete to facilitate subterranean termite treatment, but the patch collapsed into the hole, or got pulled out through vacuuming, sweeping, moving stuff, etc.

Look to either side of this hole and see if there are concrete patches for other holes, anywhere from 1' to 2' apart.

 
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The hole in the concrete? That looks man-made.
 
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I agree, but the reason Iím leaning toward animal is that I donít own a drill and I have a motion detector in my garage coupled with living in a wooden house practically in a forest, complete with every pest imaginableÖ those squirrels that tunnel underground, raccoons, possums, those bees that live in wood, neon green spiders, even a bat colony for a few years.
 
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Somebody drilled a hole in the concrete!

You can see where it chipped at first as the bit sank deeper into the concrete and drilled that perfectly round hole!
 
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So, what forum would I use for the question of who the fk would do this and whyyyyyy 😫
 
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So what is the big deal, get a little cement or mortar and patch it up!
 
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Interesting. No animal or bug will drill thru concrete.
Possibly someone drilled a test hole to check the depth of the concrete.
 
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Not really a big deal at all, just strange that someone was in my garage drilling a hole apparently.
But also a little bit of a big deal as a female living alone to have an apparent intruder.
Iíd rather a chipmunk have done it.
 
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Why do you think it is new? There is no fresh dust around it. It could have been there from the original construction.
 
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Was this house ever treated for subterranean termites? It resembles the holes we'd drill in concrete to facilitate subterranean termite treatment, but the patch collapsed into the hole, or got pulled out through vacuuming, sweeping, moving stuff, etc.

Look to either side of this hole and see if there are concrete patches for other holes, anywhere from 1' to 2' apart.

 
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Old 12-22-21, 11:57 AM
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just strange that someone was in my garage drilling a hole
This is one of those entertaining posts.

To think someone was sneaking around your property and drilling random holes in the concrete.

I seriously think it was probably done at the time whatever it is you had built and was just discovered!
 
 

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