The term ‘woodworm’ is sometimes used loosely to describe woodboring insects. This can lead to myths and misunderstandings about what to expect if you have an infestation and how it can be treated.
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Deathwatch Beetle is a native British woodboring insect which has the potential to carry out extensive damage to timber. These insects are renowned for making a tapping sound by bumping its head or jaws against the sides of the tunnels as it is creating bore tunnels in timber.