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 Woodworm Treatment

Woodworm and Timber Treatment Experts

Woodworm larvae can destroy the structural timbers in your home. There are several types of beetles and insects that can cause this damage, so it is best to call us as soon as you notice any damage in order to tackle the problem quickly. We will then carry out a specialised woodworm treatment based on your requirements to get rid of the infestation. Choose our reputable team at Orchard Preservations to stop woodworm in their tracks.


There are a few tell tale signs to spot whether your wood has woodworm, the most obvious sign of woodworm are small round holes that appear inside wooden items, around the holes may be a fine powder known as frass. Another sign is spotting a beetle either emerging from a hole or around the house. Finally the edges of wooden structures may appear to crumble away when touched, this is a sign that woodworm has infested the wood and the structural integrity of the wood may have been compromised. If you spot any of these signs, it is important to have it checked as soon as possible. If an infestation is left untreated it can spread throughout the house costing thousands of pounds to repair and control. Contact Orchard Preservations today if you spot any signs of woodworm in your home.


Assess the damage, repair the damage & treat the woodworm.

We have over 35 years of experience in the building trade, and 20 years of experience in preservation. Therefore, our team at Orchard Preservations are highly skilled at identifying and treating woodworm.

Our friendly and efficient service will ensure your woodworm treatment is carried out quickly to minimise property damage and restore your building as soon as possible.

 Avoiding Woodworm

Woodworm infestations can be avoided if you follow some simple techniques such as:

  •  Traps can be installed in low ventilated areas such as attics, woodworm love stagnant air and utilising traps can catch adult woodworm when they emerge from the wood.
  • Keeping the humidity of your property low is helpful and regular checks of the humidity of the wood in your home can help combat woodworm.
  • If woodworm has already entered the property, removing the affected wood as soon as possible helps to prevent spreading and an infestation.

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