What do woodworm look like?

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There are many varieties of the woodworm beetle all with their distinctive looks and patterns. Moreover, there is also the woodworm larve to consider as it is actually the larvae that does the damage to your timbers.

The image guide below should help give you a better understanding of what woodworm actually look like. If not, visit our woodworm homepage for a handy video and additional information. Alternatively, visit our what is woodworm web page to understand a little bit more about the alusive little beetle.

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Do you recognise the beetles, larvae or damage within the images above? Are you concerned you might have a woodworm issue? Do you want to speak to an expert about woodworm treatment?

If so, feel free to contact us for help and advice on 0800 65 22 678.  Alternatively, click or scroll down to use our contact form.

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