Woodworm is a problem that can affect homes and businesses around the UK. The term actually refers to a series of species that all have similar habits – they lay their larvae in the grain of the wood, these eat your timber for some years until they develop into a beethe which then bores out….
If you’ve ever visited an older property then you’ve no doubt seen the effects of woodworm first hand. The timber that makes up the property appears weaker thanks to being riddled with tiny holes, caused by insects as gnaw through the wood. However what you might not realize is that the term “woodworm” doesn’t relate…