Illes Control - control de plagas en Mallorca
Diagnosis of wood

Diagnosis of wood We carry out a report on the state of the wood, identification of pathologies

Wood is not only an element of nature, but a structural element for housing and various elements that its usefulness is very beneficial, as it is an ecological material, which has properties such as resistance, durability, adaptability, etc. characteristics that facilitate its use in decoration, construction, packaging and containers, etc.
At Illes Control, we write reports on the pathological state of the wood structure. Evaluating the structural state of the wood based on the damage observed based on the regulations (UNE-EN 17121, UNE 41805 IN 2009).
It is intended to detect and quantify by means of non-technical techniques. destructive in the wood, the state of this and the presence or not and the type of species present. Evaluating the extent of the damage produced and that is about to occur in the rest of the wood that is not there. still affected.

The most common risk areas can be:

  • False ceilings
  • Wooden frames and interior door leaves
  • Wood beams and joists embedded in walls
  • Walls & ndash; paneled
  • Built-in wardrobe interiors
  • Blind drawers in wooden windows and doors
  • Wooden pillars and girders
  • Skirting boards.

Therefore, the elements to be inspected would be walls, facades, interior patios, beams, paneling, door frames, doors, windows, furniture, roofs, etc.

With the inspection and diagnosis of the current problem of the structure of the inspected wood, it is intended to solve the problem by drawing up a budget appropriate to the needs of prevention and / or cure ; ny of the plague to be treated. Possible pests in wood:

  • Subterranean termite
  • Dry termite
  • Woodworm
  • Great Capricorn
  • Xylophage fungi

Some of the recommendations included in the report made by technicians is Illes Control specialists, they can be:

  • Need to eliminate existing sources of humidity.
  • Repair of the structural elements as non-structural affected.
  • Substitution of the structural elements as non-structural affected.
  • Curative - preventive treatment for the plague in question to be treated.
  • Recommendations for good wood maintenance.

In order to offer a comprehensive, complete and non-destructive service, the technologies used may be, among others: resistors, resistance hydrometers, ultrasound transmission-reception equipment, photographic camera, endoscopes, etc.


It is an essential tool to be able to detect movement within the wood. Its technology allows us to quickly detect the presence of termites. It is a tool that does not harm the integrity of the wood since it is not invasive.