Termites in Australia
The best place to start dealing with Termites is to have a Termite Inspection, if you find live Termites, At all costs avoid disturbing Termites.
How to deal with Termites?
Whether you are dealing with live termites or just want to protect your property, the best advice is to contact a licensed and experienced Pest Control technician. Not all termites are the same, so identification of the Termite species is critical as this may determine the type of treatment required.
Our Termites page details valuable homeowner information, Interesting Facts about Termites, A Step by Step guide for Inspecting, Treating, and protecting property from Termites, and the type of termites OR CALL US direct 1300 872 100
Termites; Facts about Termites
- Destroy timbers
Yes, they eat hardwood and pine and structurally damage timbers in properties, including the roof timbers, wall frames, windows, and door jambs; if your home is pine frame, good luck as you’ll need extra care to avoid extensive damage if your home gets attacked.
- Continue to Forage in search for food and moisture
As termites continue to search non-stop, they’ll keep on traveling from one area to the next in their never-ending search. Even if Termite has an adequate supply of food, they’ll keep searching for more. Even the largest of trees don’t stop termites.
- The chances of Termites attacking your property
If your home is not protected, chances are you’ll be a statistic, 1 in 4 homes attacked. Termites search for food and moisture, Non-Stop. They will keep searching till they reach your home that provides the ideal food source.
- Termites attack Steel frame homes
Steel frame homes still get attacked by termites, especially door jambs, windows, skirting boards, wall lining, timber floors, to name a few.
- Termites Nest
Termites nesting in trees are a threat to your home; never leave them alone; call in an expert termite technician to have them treated. The species of Subterranean termites building arboreal nests in trees are usually Microcerotermes and Nasutitermes species; they will attack your home. The most commonly subterranean termites that are very destructive: In Queensland and New South Wales are Coptotermes Species and Schedorhinotermes Species.
- Termites are unpredictable
Think you know Termites; think again; they are unpredictable. It takes years and years of experience to become an expert termite inspector.
- Termites travel through the soil and up steel posts
If your home is not protected – Termites will travel through the soil under paths, pavers, grass, and concrete, out of sight, and forage straight into the home. Termites even travel up steel posts and concrete slabs, walls, and piers to access.
- Termites attack properties, protect yours today
Property owners need to be vigilant when selecting a Termite company to install a Termite Barrier as going cheap will always cost more. Contact us as we have the best value for money options available, seek expert advice from The Pest Company Ph: 1300 872 100 Termite Protection
How to Control Termites
Controlling Termites is no easy quest, however investing in the opinion of an expert is where the value lies.
Termites damage properties fast; a licensed and experienced technician will control termites and protect your investment long term.
A Simple Step by Step guide for Termite problems
Learn more about termites, our Termite information links listed below will guide any property owner through the importance of Inspecting a property for Termites & Treating live active termites. From here, further detailed information provides ways to protect a home from Termites long term. The Pest Company uses the best available products. The entire Termite maintenance program is a few clicks away.
A Termite Management Program involves –
When searching for an expert on Termites, you’ll be looking for a long-term company with a proven record in the Termite industry; they’ll have long-term repeat customers.
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Types of Termites found in Queensland and New South Wales
Throughout the South East Queensland and Northern NSW areas, we have a range of Subterranean Termites to deal with. Homeowners need to be aware of the current list below of Subterranean Termites, as these types of Termites will damage homes. If you find any termite, it is best to get in the experts to identify the species. Call our experts today
Take a look at what does a Termite Look like here; see live videos and images of Subterranean Termites, including the type of species that is a real threat in South East Queensland.
- Coptotermes Species
- Schedorhinotermes Species
- Mastotermes Species, likely not found in South East Queensland; however, there have been cases.
- Microcerotermes Species
- Heterotermes Species
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