Treating live Termites is a case to case scenario, so when it comes to asking How Much does a Termite Treatment cost. Each situation will have its own challenges, however it’s between $250.00 – $440.00 to treat a live Termite Infestation in a localised external area like a Tree stump, fence or post. Or the treatment of a visual Termite nest in a tree or ground mound nest external.
The cost will rise between $440 – $660 when termites are located inside the property. The skill and treatment techniques required to carry out an internal live active treatment is paramount. The first part of the treatment program is critical were a follow up check of the treated area in 3 -4 weeks time is also part of the investment for internal treatments.
It pays to ask as many questions as you can in relation to Termite treatments to ensure you fully understand the treatment process and the desired outcome as trying to save a few dollars will only cost you more.
The cost of a Termite treatment should never drive owners into a DIY
A Termite Treatment should only ever be carried out by a licensed Termite technician with knowledge of each Termite Species who carries the latest equipment, products with the best treatment techniques available. Property owners are advised to avoid DIY Termite Treatment and engage a Licensed professional.
Termite Inspection should be carried out prior to a termite treatment?
First foremost a thorough Termite Inspection is required to ensure when you are treating live termites you treat all of them, not just a few. The type of Termite Species and the amount of active Termite present makes a difference in the results of a Termite Treatment, the reason a Termite Inspection is critical.
Termite Inspection costs are between $220.00 – $450.00 depending on the size of the property. Most 3 – 4 bedroom homes at $220.00 – $275.00 will take 1.5-2 hrs to inspect., where a written report is provided on completion.
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There are many options when it comes to chemical selection, however choosing a non repellent termiticide is the key to a successful treatment, another critical decision that needs to be made by the expert.
Live Termites Treatment process
Once the Termites have been located, the Termite species has been identified, the selection of product has been determined then the treatment of live termites can begin.
Remembering the most effective products are licensed products, sold to licenced pest controllers.
How Much does a Termite Barrier cost?
The cost of a Termite Barrier is a case to case scenario as nearly all properties are built different.
Split level homes and properties built into hills always pose a threat. Not all homes ar suited for chemical barriers as a Monitoring and Baiting System maybe the best solution.
The cost of a Professional Termite barrier installed in accordance with Australian Standards AS3660.2-2017 on an average sized 3 – 4 bedroom home built on a concrete slab is estimated at $2500 – $3500.00 when using the best Termite barrier chemicals like Termidor.
Variances between the cost will depend on external construction factors that may increase the price. Properties with deep foundations and deep concrete paths will increase the time and the amount of chemical required which will result in additional costs.
Taking into consideration all costs, the best value will be from a professional Termite Technician who can advise the owner on the best cost effective solution that will provide protection long term, as there is no rewards for using cheap Termite Treatments, they’ll only cost more.
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