Know what to look out for when wood boring insects or woodworm is present
If your woodworm problem only affects small wooden items, such as a chair or musical instrument, you may be able to "do it yourself" using our Rentokil DIY woodworm killer solution. Our products have been perfected over our 60 years of experience in woodworm control and are safe and effective. They can be bought in any leading supermarket, DIY and hardware store, or in garden and trade centres around the country.
Our DIY Woodworm Killer Solution gives you a choice of product sizes. These contain highly effective Permethrin to treat the affected areas and prevent the pests from coming back.
FACT: The larvae of the House Longhorn Beetle will feed inside timber for between three and eleven years depending on the wood quality and environmental conditions.
A complete, fast drying, low odour cure for timber and furniture attacked by wood boring beetles.
Apply ready to use liquid by brush or low pressure spray. Refer to the 'direction for use' label on the reverse of the product for application rates. Test areas first if wood is particuarly sensitive. Exclude ALL pets and children before use and until after the wood is completely dry.
Safety is important when using our DIY woodworm products. You can find our Safety Data Sheet information for all our DIY products on our site. If you have an accident using our DIY products you can call our emergency number 01342 833022. Every Rentokil Pest Control DIY product has this number printed on the back of the packaging.
If you have concerns regarding one of our DIY products please email us at [email protected] or call us on 0800 169 4105 and we will do our best to help you.
If you believe your woodworm issue has affected a large area or structural timbers, it may be in your best interest to get a professional water based treatment spray from a highly trained team of surveyors and technicians. Arrange an appointment today to get a Rentokil professional to assess and then treat any woodworm problem.