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Borers are insects which cause damage to the wood timber in your houses. They affect the furniture and structural timbers like flooring, bearers, beams and roofing timbers. In case there are borers in your home, you can find some exit holes and the grass around wood. Borers cause severe harm to material like pine timber flooring and furniture. The reason behind this is those small larvae that are borers, grow beneath the timber, create their exit holes and weaken the furniture.

This is why borer pest control in Melbourne is eminent. We are borer pest control experts in Melbourne and we provide complete borer removal services for your home and office. Read on to know more about our services.

Harmful Effects of Borers

Borers are called as wood borers and they dwell in wood. Given below are some important impacts of borers.

  • Borers might destroy timber.
  • Also they can harm furniture.
  • They can infest fittings.
  • Some types of borers destroy bamboo and wood having more starch
  • Borers can be commonly newly built homes with hardwood items such as door and window frames, panelling, flooring, and plywood.
  • Apart from damaging urban and rural areas, some species also infest trees, lower branches of trees and vascular bundles.
  • Also, the borers act like secondary host and consume rotten timber
  • Some types of borers also attack forestry and agriculture.
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How to treat a borer pest infestation in Melbourne?

Consider several things for applying the borer control procedures. If the infestation is minimal, then you can take your time for calling a professional expert. But if the spread is deeper and severe, then you might need an immediate help. Go through the following procedures to eliminate the borers.

  • Spot Treatment - In spot treatment, you will simply need to regulate the moisture in wooden object through providing proper aeration. Also, use paints to cover surfaces and sealant to ensure that furniture does not get prone to moisture accumulation. Through these easy steps, you can keep the borers away.
  • Surface Treatment - Surface treatment can be used in case the borers have spread only on some areas of furniture. Connect with us now to know we can help you professionally to gt rid of the borers.
  • Freezing temperatures - It is an effectual procedure for eliminating the borers. For this, you can cover your wooden furniture will plastic and chill it for about two weeks. Hereafter, you can take it to normal temperature. Through this process, you can make sure that it is free from possibility of borer infestation.

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How to identify if there is an infestation of borers?

Here are some easy ways by which you can make out a borer pest infestation in your home or office.

Ticking Sound

Ticking Sound

Some borers create an audible ticking sound while creating an exit hole from the furniture by chewing it. You can hear this noise in silence and make out that there is a borer infestation in the given space.

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Droppings

Droppings

Woodworm droppings are wood dust particles which are outside the boreholes.

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Presence of tunnels in your furniture

Presence of tunnels in your furniture

Tunnels are often hard to see, but if you see carefully then they can make you aware of the probable wood borer infestation.

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Holes in under the carpet

Holes in under the carpet

Holes inside the carpet paper floor backing can be due to borers.

Here are some additional signs of borer infestation

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The appearance of fungus

The appearance of fungus

Fungus is caused due to one of the species of borers. In case any wood-rotting fungus is there in your furniture which enters due to the borer larvae, then this is a clear indication of wood borers in your furniture.

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Dampness in the room

Dampness in the room

In case your room is left damp or there is humidity in the timber, then there are chances of development for borer infestation as they can only survive under damp conditions.

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Weak and damaged floorboards

Weak and damaged floorboards

Borer infestation can be detected in case the foot or a chair leg going through the floor suffers extensive damaged.

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Wood crumbling

Wood crumbling

In case of crumbled wood in and around the corners or the edges of roof joists and floorboards, then there is a possibility of bore infestation in the wood.

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Existence of dead beetles

Existence of dead beetles

Dead borers can be sighted near the infested timber and the window sills after their life cycle get over.

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The sight of adult worms inside window

The sight of adult worms inside or around your window sides

In case you sight the worms in or around your window, then there is a possibility of infestation.

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