Problem Solver - Wood Boring Insect
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.
Stage 1 - Preparation
Abrade with 100 grit abrasive paper to remove any loose or flaking areas and to create a key
Flexovit Glasspaper Sheet Grade F2
- F2 - very fine hand sanding sheets, ideal for general purpose applications.
Fill any holes with a suitable wood filler prior to painting, varnishing or staining.
Brewers 2-Part Styrene Free Wood Filler Natural 770ML
- High performance, styrene free wood filler for interior and exterior repairs
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.
Cuprinol 5 Star Complete Wood Treatment Clear 5L
- A high performance treatment for smooth and rough sawn timber. Treats rot, woodworm and prevents re-infestation.