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Woodworm can cause significant damage in the timber and wood of buildings, including decorative and structural timbers, damaging the integrity of buildings. Treating Woodworm effectively through accurate identification and treatment is integral to ensuring the woodworm larvae and beetles are eliminated effectively.
Peter Cox has substantial experience in dealing with woodworm beetles and their larvae, and can provide a range of treatments specific to the timber and treated wood within your building. Once an active woodworm infestation has been positively identified one of our woodworm solutions can be applied - depending if the wood is bare or treated. Both treatments are low odour, low hazard and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved.
Once an active woodworm infestation has been positively identified one of our woodworm solutions can be applied - depending if the wood is bare or treated. Standard woodworm fluid is applied to the surface to provide a barrier against the woodworm infestation. The fluid works in two ways. Firstly if a female lays eggs on the surface of the timber, when the larvae hatch they will ingest the preservative and die. Secondly, beetles already in the wood will ingest the preservative as they emerge out of the wood at the end of their lifecycle, killing them.
Where structurally necessary, heavily infested timbers will be cut away and replaced, or economically repaired by skilled joiners using resin repair techniques.
For timber that is treated or painted, the first step is to lightly sand back the surface area, removing the top surface of the paint or varnish. Once the fluid is applied, the final process is to lock the insecticide into place by applying two coats of water based varnish over the treatment area.
Book a survey online or call us and our local team will be in touch with you to confirm your appointment.
Our professional surveyor will inspect the infestation, and conduct a survey detailing any problems.
Our specially trained technician will provide a low hazard and HSE approved solution that best suits you.
Our woodworm treatments carry up to 20 years guarantee, offering you peace of mind.
Structural and decorative timber infected with fungal decay and woodworm infestation need to be removed and replaced by our timber repair specialists.
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