Woodworm is a word used describe the larvae stage of wood boring beetles . Seasonal pests, woodworm can be found in any home where timber is present and exposed.
Timber can account for up to 70% of the materials of a property, woodworm is a very common issue with woodworm treatments readily available from Cheshire Damp.
Why is woodworm a problem?
Woodworm is often a problem within buildings is due to the woodworm larvae feeding on the cellulose within the wood leaving a network of tunnels that can cause significant damage to the timber structures within a property. Depending on the level of woodworm infestation, it can result in the structural timbers of a property losing their structural intergrity if woodworm treatment is not carried out.