Treating Wood Worms Control Is Not Your Cup of Tea! It’s Ours!

Wood Worms Control can strike when you least expect it. Although they’re harmless when they’re outside, they present a huge problem if they get into your house. They will bore through any wood they can find, from furniture legs to structural support beams, and any infestation should therefore be dealt with as soon as possible.

We, Will, Eradicate All the Woodworms from Your Place!

Although certain wood-boring insects, such as the longhorn beetle, are more prevalent in some areas of the UK than others, this is a problem that households across the country have to be on the lookout for. TECHNOKILL PEST SOLUTIONS is dedicated to helping properties from London to Manchester eradicate their woodworm infestations via heat, chemical, or freezing treatments depending on specific circumstances.

Species Of Woodworm:

There are four main types of Wood Worms Control found in the UK:

  1. Furniture Beetle – this species of woodworm is commonly and feeds on both hardwoods and softwoods.
  2. Deathwatch Beetle – the deathwatch beetle makes a ticking noise when mating, which is where it gets its name and which can be a tell-tale sign of an infestation. It can also be difficult to eradicate, so it is best to get help from professionals.
  3. Longhorn Beetle – this beetle is attracted to softwoods. Roof timbers are an ideal nesting ground for the longhorn beetle and in warm weather it flies, causing an infestation to spread to neighboring properties.
  4. Powder post-Beetle – this species is a hardwood eater and can destroy timber.

Woodworm Infestation:

Wood Worms Control boring insects are commonly found outside, where they seldom cause a problem. If they enter your home, it could soon become infested. These insects infest floorboards, wooden beams, and any wooden furniture

Woodworm Removal Is a Necessity:

The TECHNOKILL PEST SOLUTIONS team will visit your home and assess the extent of the woodworm infestation before making recommendations regarding the type of treatment to use. Heat treatments are the most effective and least invasive for the homeowner, but chemical and freezing treatments may alternatively or additionally be used.

Treatment Types for Woodworm:

  1. Heat Treatment
  2. Freeze Treatment
  3. Chemical Treatment

Heat Treatments:

Covering the whole of the UK TECHNOKILL PEST SOLUTIONS Pest Control provides unmatched specialist Heat Treatments for the eradication of bed bugs and other insects.

Wood Worms Control and other insects are resistant to many chemicals, meaning heat treatments are often a far more effective method of eradication. Chemical insect and bed bug treatments can take several weeks, potentially months, to work and may require several treatments to completely remove an infestation. Heat treatments, however, kill bugs at any stage of their life cycle and TECHNOKILL PEST SOLUTIONS Pest Control guarantees same-day eradication with this method.

How Does a Pest Control Freeze Treatment Work?

This type of treatment can also be completed easily off-site, so there is no need to close off any areas of your home or business, as you would with heat treatment.

The temperature of an infested object will be held below freezing for between 48-72 hours. This successfully destroys all evidence of insects.

Although DIY freeze methods are possible, such as using a small chest freezer to chill belongings, often a deep professional freeze is required.

Signs Of Woodworm:

Woodworm larvae nest in wood, which they feed on until it crumbles into dust. One of the early signs that they might be present is the pinholes they leave in the wood where they have burrowed into it. Additionally, there may be small patches of sawdust on the floor around the affected areas.

These Wood Worms Control need to be eradicated, rather than simply controlled, as they will just continue to damage furnishings further if left alone.

How To Treat Woodworm:

Once an infestation has occurred, there isn’t an effective do-it-yourself method of Wood Worms Control eradication. However, there are various shop-bought products that, if used correctly, can help control a woodworm problem; however, it is always recommended you speak to a professional as a survey is often required to determine the extent of a woodworm problem.

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