Problem Solver - Wood Boring Insect

Problem

Wood boring insect is a description given to the infestation of a wooden item (normally part of a dwelling or the furniture in it) by the wood-eating larvae of any of many species of beetle.


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Abrade with 100 grit abrasive paper to remove any loose or flaking areas and to create a key

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Fill any holes with a suitable wood filler prior to painting, varnishing or staining.

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Stage 2 - Basecoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with as suitable wood preservative and allow to dry.

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