Tooltip Categories: TIPS

Surveyor tips to help identify the rot cause of issues and improve outcomes.

TIP: dehumidifier

Dehumidifier. Consider using a dehumidifier, see Which! Guide; https://www.which.co.uk/reviews/dehumidifiers/article/how-to-buy-the-best-dehumidifier such as Inventor EVA II Pro 20L R290; £179 ideally buy one with a continous function draining into a sink

TIP: active woodworm needs to be treated

Active woodworm needs to be treated and covered, otherwise you will never know if it has been properly dealt with. Anobium punctatum, or Common furniture beetle has a 2 – 3 year life cycle, therefore it may need more that one treatment.

TIP: active woodworm is unlikely

Active woodworm is unlikely. It is highly unlikely that the woodworm is active, there are no signs of activity such as frass (larval excretion) below the hole. However, the cost of woodworm treatment is low, so consider spraying around timber with holes to