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Knowing what woodworm looks like is trickier than just identifying one species - in fact there are several different varieties each with their own characteristics and appearance. Additionally, the signs of woodworm in your property can be difficult to spot and often only become apparent once the majority of the damage has already been done.
The guide below will help you to better understand what the different types woodworm look like and what a woodworm infestation looks like, however, if you suspect that you may have a problem with woodworm then the safest course of action would be to get in touch with our team of certified woodworm treatment experts.
If you recognise any of the signs pictured below then there is a good chance your property has a woodworm problem.
The 6 signs of woodworm infestation are:
You can find out more about these on our signs of woodworm page.
Have you noticed beetles emerging from your timber or perhaps caught sight of dead beetles near the spot of infestation? Check against the gallery below to verify if they are indeed woodworm beetles.
From the Common Furniture Beetle to the rarer House Longhorn Beetle any of these pests can cause serious problems to the structural integrity of your property.
You can find out more about each species pictured above on our woodworm beetles page.
If you recognise any of the above signs of a woodworm or potential infestation in your property then it is strongly recommended that you enlist the help of a qualified and experienced specialist to conduct a woodworm survey to ensure that no further damage is done to your property.
By contacting Peter Cox you can rest assured that you will be dealing with the industry leaders in identifying, diagnosing and treating woodworm infestations. To find out more about how we can help you take a look at our woodworm treatment pages.
Call Peter Cox on 0800 633 5712 to speak to the market leaders in woodworm identification, diagnosis and treatment. Alternatively, complete the contact form below and we will get back in touch with you.