Wood Worm

Woodworm isn’t confined to one particular species; it actually refers to the larvae of any wood-boring beetle. The most common form is the Common Furniture Beetle (Anobium punctatum) but Deathwatch Beetle (Xestobium rufuvillosum) and House Longhorn Beetle (Hylotrupes bajulus) may also be present.

Typically beetles prefer damp conditions, specifically timber with a moisture content of 18% or more. Having found a nice damp spot, beetles lay their eggs and it’s their larvae that do the damage, burrowing beneath the surface of the wood eating their way up and down the timbers until pupating and hatching out creating holes.

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Welcome to Berkshire Remedial Services, specialists damp proofing in the Berkshire and surrounding area,  with 11 years experience in the Waterproofing and Damp Proofing . Our team are versatile, highly skilled and trained.

Established in 2001 we are approved Sovereign Contractors,

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Address: 12 Alandale Close,
Reading,
Berkshire RG2 8JP

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