Woodworm in Bournemouth

Woodworm in Bournemouth

Does your property suffer from woodworm? Choose Prokil today for an effective woodworm in Bournemouth treatment. We have treated and cleared woodworm from many properties in the area.

Our Bournemouth woodworm service Woodworm

If you suspect your Bournemouth property has woodworm, the first step is to call Prokil for a survey. We will arrange a time for our expert surveyors to visit and inspect your property. The team will assess if your woodworm infestation is live and check for damp, wood rot and timber issues.

Once our survey has been completed, we will send you a report detailing our Bournemouth woodworm treatment suggestions. If your property has woodworm, we may have to remove your roof insulation or floorboards to clean dust or debris accumulated underneath. We will then apply an insecticidal formula to the wood which will kill insects on contact.  All formulas are water-based and are typically applied by spray in paste or gel formulations.

Contrary to its name, woodworm is not a worm and refers to beetles in the larvae stage. The type of beetles that infest your property will depend on the type of wood and the moisture levels. Underneath is a list of beetles that may be the cause of your Bournemouth woodworm.

  • Deathwatch Beetle (Xestobium rufuvillosum)
  • Waney Edge Borer (Ernobium mollis)
  • Wood Boring Weevils
  • Common Furniture Beetle (Anobium punctatum)
  • House Longhorn Beetle (Hylotrupes bajulus)
  • Powder Post Beetle (Lyctus brunneus)

How to identify woodworm in yourRusting Wall Ties Bournemouth Bournemouth property

Woodworm can be identified by the following signs:

  • Wood tunnels or ‘galleries’ which differ in shape and size depending on species
  • Timber holes (round or oval) with clean edging – hole size varies on the species
  • Powdery and fine dust otherwise known as frass which is located in the holes or near the affected timber
  • Damaged or crumbling timber
  • Dead beetles is a common sign particularly in the summer

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Why choose Prokil

Our company has over 50 years of experience in providing comprehensive woodworm Bournemouth treatments for domestic and commercial properties. With a team of expert surveyors and trained technicians, you can be assured that we will work hard to clear woodworm from your property.

As previously mentioned, we provide surveys for homes and commercial properties in Bournemouth and the surrounding areas. Our surveyors and technicians are highly trained and have many years of experience in identifying and treating woodworm. We will keep you informed of all developments and whether we can treat your woodworm.

As members of the Property Care Association, we are committed to ensuring that your home or property is free of  Bournemouth woodworm.

For a survey on your property and information on all our services, please contact us.

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