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Young's Pest Control for Professional Abram Woodworm Treatment

If woodworm infestation has got you down, make a call to the experts at Young's Pest Control. We are specially trained to deal with woodworm infestation and treatment for woodworm. There are several species of woodworm, and they can attach timber as well as furniture. The holes formed on the surface of the wood are a result of adult beetles coming from inside the wood to mate.

Furniture Beetles
Woodborer, Oligomerus brunneus, extreme close-uptingIn the United Kingdom, you're most likely to find the furniture beetle infesting homes and businesses, attacking joists, floorboards, furniture, and other wood. Furniture Beetles are a type of woodworm. They are usually identified by small holes on the surface of the timber of approximately 1.5 to 2 mm diameter or else the bore dust left behind. Bore dust feels gritty when rubbed between the fingers, and if you take a magnifying glass, it will look like oval pellets.

  • 3 to 5 mm long
  • Its thorax looks like a monk's hood over the beetles head
  • Common variety: deathwatch beetle Xestobium rufuvillosum
  • House longhorn beetle Hylotrupes Paulus
  • Powderpost beetle Lyctus brunneus

House Longhorn and Deathwatch beetle infestations will require more intensive treatment. This is because larvae of the House Longhorn beetle are much larger and can cause especially severe damage.

Abram Woodworm Treatment Furniture Damage
Using woodworm removal treatment furniture sprays can cause damage to your valued heirlooms. That is why Young's Pest Control is your best call for a safe and effective treatment for woodworm removal. We carry Abram woodworm treatment spray, which will rid and prevent the reappearance of woodworm without ruining what you've worked hard to buy or collect.

Abram woodworm treatment spray used by professionals for pest removal is much more powerful and effective than do it yourself products, and we have the equipment needed to do the job correctly and safely.

Life Cycle

  • Egg
  • Larva
  • Pupa
  • Adult beetle

Woodworm beetles, when fully grown, lay their eggs in any cracks they can find in wooden furniture, floorboards, and timbers. Whilst you may not see them at work, when adult beetles lay, the eggs and the eggs become hatching larva. Those larva burrow through your timber and furniture. Hungry young woodworm uses your wood as their sole food source. They can feed and tunnel inside your wood for years.

Young's Pest Control wants to get your woodworm beetles out. Depending on the species, woodworm is attracted to:

  • Worm holes Woodworm DamagePine
  • Spruce
  • Cedar
  • Oak
  • Ash
  • Sweet chestnut
  • Mahogany

If you suspect an infestation, don't try to fix it yourself. Our trained professional staff knows what to look for and where to look for woodworm to avoid missing a more significant infestation. DIY can miss the signs of infestation and end up with an enormous mess than before. Let us come and take a look for you so that you know your home, business, and furniture are safe from woodworm - or soon will be!