Once an active woodworm infestation has been identified in your property then it is essential to treat the affected area and eliminate the pests as soon as possible, otherwise you risk timbers in your property becoming weakened as their structural integrity is compromised.
Peter Cox has more than six decades experience when it comes to woodworm treatment and our surveyors and technicians are fully trained in a variety of woodworm solutions, enabling them to completely and comprehensively eliminate a woodworm problem in any property.
If you think your property needs professional woodworm treatment from qualified experts then get in touch today.
In order to effectively eliminate woodworm infestations, our qualified technicians are equipped with a unique woodworm treatment known as ‘Insectasure’. This specially designed insecticide formula can be applied to large areas via spray or used to treat localised infestations by brush. It has been proven to treat timbers, eliminate beetles and larvae, and is a certified woodworm treatment for floorboards, furniture, oak beams, lofts and attics.
Once the wood and timbers have been treated with InsectaSure woodworm treatment, the active ingredients work in the following ways:
InsectaSure is an all purpose insecticide treatment that is low odour, low hazard, and Safety Executive (HSE) approved. This means that rooms are completely safe and can be re-occupied just one hour after the treatment has dried, minimising disruption to you.
If the woodworm infestation is in varnished or painted wood then we have a process in place to lightly sand back the surface area, removing only the top surface of the paint or varnish to get a key. This is to make sure the insecticide penetrates the surface of the timber. However - full removal of existing finish is not required, meaning that historic and heritage wood can be preserved.
If you wish to paint over the surface after the treatment has been applied, then this is completely fine and will have no impact on the effectiveness of the woodworm treatment as long as the insectasure has had enough time to fully dry. We advise waiting twenty four hours before applying any paint to the treated surface.
If the woodworm has structurally compromised the integrity of the timber then our skilled and qualified technicians have processes in place to either cut away and replace damaged areas, or economically repair them using our unique resin repair techniques.
All our woodworm services come with a 20 year woodworm guarantee meaning that you have complete assurance that after a woodworm treatment from Peter Cox, your property will remain woodworm free.
It is very unusual for household and content insurers to provide woodworm coverage. However here at Peter Cox we do provide special woodworm insurance that will protect your entire home against the dangers of any future woodworm infestations.
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Peter Cox are the UK market leader in treating and eradicating woodworm infestations.
Get our team of woodworm specialists to treat your woodworm problem by contacting your local branch of Peter Cox on 0800 633 5712 or simply click on the button below to fill in our quick online contact form and we will get back in touch with you.