Woodworm

Stirling Council do not treat woodworm.

Treatment

  • may require specialist timber treatment.
  • advice will be given to citizen
  • housing will be advised, if Council tenant

Information

  • woodworm is the larva of the Common Furniture Beetle
  • Furniture Beetle adults are very small approx. 3- 5mm long and brownish in colour with an almost cylindrical body.

Other

  • This beetle is the same family as the Biscuit Beetle. The adults are similar in appearance and care should be taken with identification
  • Throughout Britain the woodworm beetle is a serious and significant pest indoors in both structural timbers and furniture.

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