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Timber Decay & Woodworm

It is important that timber decay is carefully analysed before deciding on any treatment and that treatment should be of a non destructive nature. Often by commissioning a survey this can establish the causes of decay and limit the amount of treatment to that which is strictly necessary.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Timber Decay & Woodworm
Hutton + Rostron environmental investigations limited
Netley House, Gomshall, Guildford, Surrey GU5 9QA
Tel 01483 203221 Fax 01483 202911
Email: ei@handr.co.uk
Website: www.handr.co.uk
Hutton + Rostron investigate problems in buildings and the built environment. They provide an independent remedial surveying and consultancy service. They carry out a minimally invasive investigation, and provide expert independent and environmentally sound advice on cost-effective long-term solutions. Their main areas of specialisation are in environmentally friendly control of dry rot and decay, control of moisture, non-destructive surveys using both their Rothounds and other specialist equipment, and building monitoring systems.
Thermo Lignum UK Limited
Unit 14, Bell Industrial Estate 50 Cunnington Street Chiswick, London, W4 5HB
Tel 0208 747 0900 Fax 0208 747 0955
Email: info@thermolignum.com
Website: www.thermolignum.com
Thermo Lignum® has pioneered the development of natural alternatives to chemical methods of insect pest eradication since 1990. Thermo Lignum’s® ecological WARMAIR technique will sympathetically eradicate damage-causing insect pests, such as woodworm, death watch beetle, moths and carpet beetle etc., from a wide spectrum of organic materials, including wood, paper, textiles, leather, fur and natural history specimens, in objects ranging from artwork and furniture to rugs, tapestries and garments, through structural and architectural components of timber frame buildings. In addition, the Thermo Lignum® WARMAIR process is being used successfully to combat Dry Rot. Thermo Lignum also has offices in Austria, Germany and Belgium.
Ridout Associates, The Old Farm House, Hagley Hill Farm, Birmingham Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY9 9JT Telephone 01562 885135 Fax 0)1562 885312 Website: www.ridoutassociates.co.uk