Woodworm!

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  1. Goldenoldies

    Goldenoldies Funster

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    One of the blocks of wood I use under the stabilisers I've just noticed it has woodworm. I have found out that woodworm will attack plywood, i.e. the motorhome floor. Is this a problem with motorhomes or am I being a little dramatic, and should I ignore it.
     
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    extremely unlikely as modern ply is resin bonded....and woodworm wont eat through resin.

    pre 1950's ply used a different glue and was susceptible to woodworm.

    your floor will probably be phenolic ply which is a sealed (looks like a plastic coating) and pressure treated plywood.

    but of course, bin the blocks anyway.
     
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    Dont know about ply but they once found an Irish one dead in a brick
     
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    Holes appear in the wood as the mites come out if fresh dust then mites still active as said extremely unlikely they will effect the plywood but I would burn the blocks of wood
     

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