20 Aug. 2011|
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Soluguard Woodworm Treatment Concentrate is a concentrated woodworm treatment supplied in water-soluble sachets.
Each pack contains 5 sachets, each of which dilutes in water to produce 5 litres of woodworm treatment - producing 25 litres in total.
Once diluted, Soluguard Woodworm Treatment can be applied to affected timbers by brush or spray at a rate of 1 litre per 3-4m2.
Soluguard Woodworm Treatment Concentrate is based on the tried and tested active ingredient Permethrin which targets all stages of the woodworm's lifecycle (eggs, larvae, and adult beetle). When treating smaller areas, Soluguard Woodworm Treatment Ready for Use should be considered. Soluguard Woodworm Treatment Ready for Use does not contain any solvents - meaning no "solvent smell" lingering in treated properties and fewer complaints from homeowners! For treating small areas Soluguard Woodworm Treatment Ready for Use can simply be applied using a paint brush. Although small areas of woodworm infestation can often be treated as a DIY project consideration should always be given to using the services of a specialist contractor. The following treatment outline is suitable for treating small areas of the most common form of woodworm (common furniture beetle or anobium punctatum) affecting floors using Soluguard Woodworm Treatment.
Display appropriate warning notices at entry points into the property to warn others what is happening or has happened and what precautions they should take.
Completely clear areas for treatment of all furniture, floor coverings, stored articles and any other movable obstructions that may be present that will restrict access to the floor.
Carry out any necessary repairs and apply dilute Soluguard Woodworm Treatment by brush to any timber surfaces that will be concealed by the repairs. At first floor level care should be taken to check that solid strutting or trimmers within the floor void do not obstruct access for the treatment.
Read the label of SoluGuard Woodworm Treatment Concentrate and take all precautions stipulated on the label including the wearing of personal protective equipment, removal of pets, food stuffs etc.
Dilute sufficient SoluGuard Woodworm Treatment Concentrate in accordance with instructions and make ready application equipment. Using a coarse low pressure spray apply diluted SoluGuard Woodworm Treatment Concentrate at the designated application rate as follows: Through the raised board openings introduce the preservative applying spray lance between each of the joists exposed. If your woodworm problem only affects small wooden items, such as a chair or musical instrument, you may be able to sort it out using Rentokil DIY woodworm products.
If you think you might need professional woodwork control, call Rentokil Property Care free on 0800 0121 437 to arrange an appointment. Our range of DIY woodworm products gives you a choice of woodworm fluid, woodworm spray and woodworm classic wax polish. For larger areas or for structural timbers, call us free on 0800 0121 437 to arrange an appointment to professionally assess and then treat any woodworm problem.
Specialist contractors are trained to identify whether woodworm infestations are active (potentially saving you money if the infestation is found to be inactive). Single boards raised the full width of a room at approximately 1 metre centres is usually sufficient. Our products have been designed using our 80 years of experience in woodworm control and are safe and effective.
You can kill woodworm by surface spraying the infested area or, by using the specially designed injector to apply the treatment right into the flight holes. The treatments, which can be used in the home and garden, include a woodworm spray in three sizes.
This is important as some species of woodworm are more destructive than others and require special methods of treatment. Use our contractor enquiry form or call 01403 210204 for details of qualified woodworm treatment companies in your area.