Webinar: Understanding Wood Destroying Insects
Finding signs of wood boring beetles during the course of a survey, particularly on older buildings, is not uncommon. But what exactly are ‘Wood destroying insects’? How much damage can these insects do to our homes and how can we spot the ‘tell-tale’ signs of infestation?
To find out the answers and to learn much more, join us and PCA’s James Berry on Thursday 29th April 2021 from 9-10am for our LIVE broadcast as he introduces us to these insects and shares his advice and expertise on theses wood destroying insects. To join, simply click on the button below.
What you will learn from the webinar
- Develop your understanding of common ‘Wood boring beetles’?
- Learn about key diagnostic features
- Understand how to determine if the infestation is active
- How to survey damaged timber
About the presenter – James Berry
James Berry joined the Property Care Association (PCA) team as Technical Manager in 2016 having previously worked as a surveyor for a national preservation company. He holds a degree in Applied Geology and both the CSRT and CSSW accreditations. He is passionate about the need for adopting a holistic approach to tackling moisture in the built environment and is the lead on the new Residential Ventilation Group sector of the PCA. James is also responsible for the running of the structural waterproofing sector of the association.
Additional information about wood decay
For those looking to find out more about woodwork and wood decay, click on the button below to view the PCA’s Timber Preservation Document library where you will find a variety of Technical Guidance documents and Codes of Practice
In addition, remember to visit our news section for all the latest updates within the industry and don’t forget to go to our professional pages for help and guidance on timber preservation & treatments.
Our ‘on-demand’ webinar library
We now have quite an extensive library of previous webinars ‘on-demand‘ for anyone interested in developing their knowledge and understanding on a variety of subjects such as damp, structural waterproofing, invasive weed control, ground gas and many more!
Simply get yourself a cup of tea and a biscuit and click on the button below to view the library and watch any of our previous CPD webinars.