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Woodworm Control

Woodworm can be a major issue for both residential and commercial properties. At Comtec, we have over 50 years of experience in protecting your valued assets against Woodworm!

We offer targeted treatments designed to eradicate any size of infestation as effectively as possible. All of our woodworm treatments also carry a 3 year guarantee for complete peace of mind.

Treatments are carried out in our dedicated facility, by high trained professionals, each time providing an outstanding service. If you suspect your property is suffering from woodworm you should get in touch with our expert team today.

What is Woodworm?

Have you found small holes in your timber with small piles of fresh dust around them? Have you seen small beetles between 3mm to 5mm living and dead around your property? If so, it is likely you have an active woodworm infestation.

Woodworm is a generic term used for a number of different wood-boring beetles. Generally, wood-boring beetles lay their eggs during the months of April through to September which can cause serious infestations and serious structural damage.

Signs of Woodworm

The key to stopping woodworm before they cause irreparable harm to your property is identifying them early. You may not realise that you have a woodworm problem until the resulting damage becomes visible. If left untreated woodworm can seriously damage items.

If you have spotted the signs of woodworm listed on this page we would recommend getting in touch with us, our qualified and experienced surveyors have years of experience when it comes to delivering professional woodworm treatment.

  • Fresh Exit Holes

  • Tunnels In Wood

  • Bore Dust

  • Weak & Damaged Floor Boards

  • Live Adult Beetles

  • Dead Beetles

  • Eggs

  • Woodworm Larvae

How To Get Rid of Woodworm

  1. Identifying Woodworm

Identifying a woodworm infestation can be challenging as woodworm larvae can go unnoticed for many years while they feed. This is why knowing the signs of woodworm is just as critical as being able to identify the beetles/larvae themselves.

This is where a trained, professional surveyor can really be of help. Trained surveyors can correctly identify the presence and extent of a woodworm infestation and this will help you to choose the most effective control method.

2. Choose Your Method

When it comes to getting rid of woodworm, you have two options: DIY or hire a professional.

The DIY option requires the purchase and correct use of DIY woodworm treatment products as well as some home improvement actions. When opting for a profession option one can choose an eco-friendly disinfection solution where insects are deprived from oxygen and is replaced with CO2 or Nitrogen gas. Another solution available is fumigation by means of phosphine gas which is carried out in a closed chamber.

3. Take Action

Contact us and we will guide you accordingly!

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