Professional Timber Treatment and Woodworm Solutions

If your property’s structure mainly comprises timber, it is important you have it checked for woodworm infestation. At R.H. Smith (Worthing) Ltd in Worthing, we have many decades of experience in treating timber. Prior to carrying out any form of timber treatment, we’ll conduct a thorough survey to understand the extent of the damage. We’ll then use comprehensive and cost-effective remedies such as spraying insecticide and/or fungicide to get rid of the beetle infestation in your wood.

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Our Services

  • Woodworm treatment
  • Dry and wet rot solutions
  • Fungicide treatment
  • Rising and penetrating damp
  • 20-year guarantee

Keep your property safe

It is often said that woodworm will only infest old properties. However, new builds with timber structures have a huge content of starch and are equally susceptible to woodworm and fungal decay. Our team of experts have complete knowledge and expertise in maintaining the structural integrity of your property with our effective woodworm and fungal decay remedies.

If you suspect woodworm or damp, we will assess your property and walk you through the extent of the issue. We can then offer our expert advice on the best course of treatment to eradicate the problem for good.

Here’s what you need to look for:

  • Brown timber work
  • Damp and musty odour
  • Brittle cuboidal features
  • Spore dust

Timber treatment process

Treatment for fungal decay often involves eliminating the original source of the dampness and removing any damaged timber. We’ll also protect the surrounding timber with industry-leading techniques before replacing timber with new, pre-treated timber.

Insect attacks from Common Furniture Beetle (woodworm) and Deathwatch beetle can usually be dealt with by carefully cleaning the timbers and treating them with modern, water-based treatments that are less hazardous but still equally effective. The low-odour treatments dry quickly, meaning that re-entry time can be as little as one hour.

If you think you have a beetle infestation or rotten timber and want professional advice, call us today. We’ll arrange a full property survey and assess the issue before giving you a written quotation.

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"We had a timber survey carried out by R.H. Smith. They have been excellent from the start, prompt communication and even managed to schedule us a last minute cancellation appointment as I needed the survey done quickly. The report came through 4 days later as promised. Very honest report and extremely helpful."

Jen R.


Whether you’ve found rotten wood or a damp issue in your property in Worthing, it is advisable to seek the help of a professional straight away. At R.H. Smith (Worthing) Ltd, we have been providing services including timber treatment, basement tanking, condensation control, fungal decay remedies and much more since 1956 and have a team of trained, qualified experts ready to help. Call us now to arrange a site visit: 01903 238 316