What is woodworm?
Woodworm is the generic name given to the wood-eating larvae stage of many different species of wood boring beetle. They can infest timbers of any age, old or new, and can be found in properties of all types.
There are many different species of woodworm, but the ones most commonly found in the UK are:
- Common furniture beetle
- Deathwatch beetle
- House longhorn beetle
- Powderpost beetle
Each woodworm beetle has characteristic features and can cause significant damage during their life cycle, so it’s important to get them dealt with as soon as you spot the signs.
For over 50 years, Prokil have been assisting property owners by identifying and carrying out the most effective methods of treatment for woodworm. If you suspect you may have a woodworm infestation, contact our professional team today to arrange a timber survey on 0800 048 9488.