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Woodworm is a "cover all term" for several different wood boring insects, such as the common furniture beetle, death watch beetle and the house longhorn beetle. BWT South East Ltd can neutralise beetles and renew damaged timbers to prevent structural damage before it becomes an issue.

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Woodworm treatment could be required if you see these symptoms:

  • Holes in timbers

  • Boring dust on timbers

  • Exposed tunneling

  • Oval shaped holes

Woodworm treatments carried out by BWT South East are guaranteed for 30 years.

BWT South East Ltd, fighting against wood boring insects

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Holes in timbers and bore dust present

Untreated timbers

BWT Ltd to carry out insecticidal spray treatment in infected and surrounded areas

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Holes in timbers

• Bore dust present

• Exposed tunneling in severe cases

Untreated timber with high moisture content and possibly fungal decay

BWT Ltd to spray and paste drill / inject. Renew as necessary

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Oval holes

• Structural Damage

Untreated timber

BWT Ltd to inform council, Building Research Establishment, remove all infested timber. Treat others with appropriate fluid

Deathwatch Beetle (Xestobium rufovillosum)

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Holes and grooves on timber surfaces

• Fungal decay

Damp timbers and fungal decay

BWT Ltd to remove / replace timbers

House Longhorn Beetle (Hylotrupes bajulus)

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Symptoms

Cause

Remedy

• Holes

• Dust

Untreated timbers with bark still on

No treatment required

Bark Borer Beetle (Ernobius mollis)

Furniture / House Beetle (Anobium punctatum)

Woodboring Weevil (Euophryum confine)