Non-Chemical Woodworm Treatment

Kill Woodworm with heat, cold, inert gas.

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NON CHEMICAL WAYS TO TREAT WOODWORM - use heat, cold, inert gas - no chemicals, no smell.

Woodworm treatment DIY without chemicals - Eco friendly, safe, non toxic. Free advice - call us on 01626 331351 for non-chemical treatment methods and kits.


WHICH INSECTS CAN BE TREATED WITHOUT CHEMICALS?

1. Common furniture beetle

2. Death watch Beetle

3. Biscuit Beetle

4. Carpet Beetle

5. Wool Moth

6. Bed Bugs


NON-CHEMICAL METHODS OF TREATING WOODWORM CAN BE USED FOR TREATING INSECTS IN:
  1. Books and works of art
  2. Wooden artefacts
  3. Carpets and fabrics
  4. Bedding and beds
  5. Timbers in buildings

SOME OR ALL OF THESE NON-CHEMICAL WOODWORM TREATMENTS CANNOT BE USED FOR:
  1. Anything damp - use a calibrated Moisture Meter to check - moisture readings (WME) must not be above 6% on a Timber Scale
  2. Any product likely to be affected by high or low temperatures - expansion and contraction can affect some wooden items and art
  3. Anything living - pets

INERT GAS TREATMENT OF WOODWORM AND OTHER INSECTS

Gas concentration must be measured at the centre of the woodworm affected object and held for:

1. Common furniture beetle - 3 weeks

2. Death watch Beetle - 3 weeks

Inert Gas Kit contains - Digital Gas Recorder with Memory, Sensors to insert into the object, Inert Gas Canister. You can hire nitrogen, helium or carbon dioxide cylinders locally.


LOW TEMPERATURE WOODWORM AND INSECT TREATMENT

Temperature must be measured at the centre of the woodworm affected object and held for:

1. Common furniture beetle - minus 30 degrees Centigrade for 3 days, or minus 18 degrees Centigrade for 2 weeks.

2. Death watch Beetle - minus 30 degrees Centigrade for 3 days, or minus 18 degrees Centigrade for 2 weeks.

3. Bed Bugs - 4 days at minus 18 degrees Centigrade

Low Temperature Kit contains - Digital Thermometer with Memory, Sensors to insert into the object, Freeze Spray, Refrigeration Unit (hired).

HIGH TEMPERATURE TREATMENT OF WOODWORM AND OTHER INSECTS

Temperature must be measured at the centre of the object and held for the specified period.

1. Common furniture beetle - 8 hours at 52 degrees Centigrade

2. Death Watch Beetle - 8 hours at 52 degrees Centigrade

3. Biscuit Beetle - 1 hour at 62 degrees Centigrade

4. Carpet Beetle - 1 hour at 62 degrees Centigrade

5. Wool Moth - 1 hour at 62 degrees Centigrade

6. Bed Bugs - 1 hour at 62 degrees Centigrade

High Temperature Kit contains - Digital Thermometer with Memory, Sensors to insert into the object, Thermostatic Heating Pads.


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