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Insectacoat – a unique treatment for varnished or painted wood

The Problem

Woodworm is a generic name for a group of beetles that complete part of their life cycle in timber and potentially, it can be found anywhere there is timber in the home, or indeed other types of buildings. Typically that could mean the roof rafters, floor joists, floor boards, skirting boards and of course any wooden furniture.
They lay their eggs on or in timber and their larvae feed upon the cellulose in the wood, boring through it to leave a network of tunnels, and so damaging and weakening the structure. Until recently if the infested wood had been painted or varnished – woodworm treatments would not work.

The Solution

The first necessary step is a professional survey from Peter Cox to locate the areas of infestation, identify accurately the species involved and determine whether it is active or not. Once an active woodworm infestation has been positively identified in painted or varnished wood a new and unique treatment can be applied. Insectacoat – the only professional solution on the market that can be used to effectively treat woodworm in timbers with varnished or painted surfaces.