Termite Barriers are installed to protect properties from termites. The Termite Barrier is considered an investment due to the comparison cost of replacing structural timbers damaged by Termites.
Termite Barrier costs will vary due to the construction of the property. New homes will be at a fraction of the price compared to an existing home as new homes are easier to protect before and during construction.
New homes built today where a physical barrier is used are most likely going to have a product that lasts the lifetime of the Building, 50 years.
The average cost of a Termite Barrier is between $1500 – $4500. The range between the prices is due to the construction, type of system and ongoing maintenance required to manage the system.
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A property owner can take into account the following situations that affect the price of a termite barrier
- The size of property
- The soil depths surrounding the perimeter of the property, the deeper the existing footings of the home, the more soil trenching and chemical is required.
- Drilling concrete or removing pavers
- The type of soil that surrounds the home may need to be replaced to ensure the chemical life expectancy can be achieved
- Timber deckings, large trees or stumps close to the exterior walls that may need to be removed
- Inadequate Drainage, Is there any drainage issues at the property that need to be rectified
- Type of slab construction
- Does the home have a subfloor, where the flooring is built above ground on Bearers and Joists.
- The cost of the Termite Barrier maybe extremely expensive, where the cost may not be affordable or warrnantable which may lead a homeowner investigated other Termite protection options. When a Termite Barrier is not suited a Termite Baiting System Exterra & Trelona provide great options.
The average cost of a Termite Barrier
A standard 3 – 4 bedroom home constructed on a concrete slab is estimated at $2500 – $4000.
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