The Professional user of biocides register Can woodworm or dry rot be treated safely using chemicals? The short answer is yes, but it’s also true that in the wrong hands many chemicals can be harmful to the user, customer and the environment. This is what the professional users of biocides register is for. All chemicals […]
Brick-Tie technicians at the forefront of new safer application of woodworm and rot treatments
Woodworm treated in Yorkshire village Vicarage When we were asked to call at a Vicarage in Darrington, West Yorkshire, we thought “Here we go; another church to look at – more woodworm to treat.” However, we found that it was the vicarage with the problem, not the Church – extensive woodworm infestation in the roof […]
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Woodworm is a generic term and can be misused or accidently used where similar looking beetles are found.
When anyone talks of ‘woodworm’ they are normally talking about The Common Furniture beetle Anobium punctatum. This can be a very damaging pest; eating floors, staircases and roof timbers.
Whilst these are sometimes discovered as holes in timber, the adult beetles also make an apperance in the summer months, so when a client in Bradford found chocolate coloured beetles in her bedroom window sills, alarm bells rang.
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