What is woodworm or wood boring insect?
You're unlikely to see a wood boring insect - and certainly not the worm-like larvae - in your home, but you can certainly see the results - tiny holes in timber and occasionally the dust caused by the boring as the adult beetles emerge from the wood. When do they appear? Woodworm emerge from early through to late summer.
How did they get in?
Woodworm is often brought into the home unwittingly in secondhand furniture. However, the beetles can also fly into the house from outdoors.
Where do woodworm live?
The Common Furniture beetle, the most common woodworm, likes damp wood and plywood. You'll find it in damp floorboards, old furniture and loft rafters. If you spot a leak, ensure it's fixed and damp wood dried out as soon as possible.
How Much Damage Will They Do?
There's no rush - woodworm are slow acting, so take your time to get your home properly surveyed by damp shop services for your piece of mind and one of the most experienced in the business.
Why Use Damp Shop Services for your Woodworm Issues:
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What work do we cover?
Removal and eradication of Woodworm
How do we diagnose type of woodworm infestation?
We shall draw up the correct specification for the elimination of the woodworm infestation, and state any special requirements for difficult pests eg. Death Watch Beetle or House Longhorn.
What to do next:
If you suspect your home has fallen victim to woodworm, call a damp shop services expert surveyor, who will inspect your home, give you an accurate diagnosis and inform you of the best course of action and which kind of treatment would best suit your needs.
The benefits of choosing a damp shop services treatment:
The damp shop services timber treatment is environmentally friendly and financially efficient using a Damp shop services timber expert to eliminate this problem will save both money and energyAfter work is completed all work comes with a guarantee. E.G woodworm eradication after the treatment a 20 year guarantee will be issued.