Termite Barriers for New Construction, Termites will forage through masonry core filled block walls. Masonry Core filled block walls must be protected and cannot be relied upon as a method of Termite Management unless the entire wall is available for visual inspections, which is rarely ever achieved. There are options to minimise a full wall treatment, however, only under the expert opinion of a Termite Management technician should any builder or owner builder attempt to build without the understanding of the requirements under the Australian Standards (AS3660.1:2014 Termite management,… Read more
No puzzle here, Termites don’t read books, they eat them.
You can read a heap of great books on termites to increase your knowledge, you can be involved in the pest industry for over 18 years like us, however, Termites are unpredictable and challenging, avoid the risk ask an expert.
Our best advise is get your home inspected by a licensed termite inspector and from there have the property protected.
Termite inspections are carried out using a few tools to assist, but… most importantly you need to ensure the inspector has real-life experience with Termites and a thorough knowledge in construction… Read more
If termites damage massive trees like this one, what chance does your home that is most likely built with 70mm or 90mm pine frame, timber skirting boards, door frames, architraves, roof timbers, flooring or Windows have? Honestly, not much at all.
Termites damage timbers fast and nest in trees just like this one. Termites that damage homes beyond repair build nests inside trees just like this one and the untrained eye will not see it, even the trained eye can have trouble if no visual signs are evident.
During the warm, humid and summer months Termite Alates (termite reproductives) make a slight… Read more
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The Importance Of Termite InspectionsHome owners loving the growth in the Real Estate market as Termites destroy the profits.
Finding a Termite entry point is never an easy job, however on this occasion the subfloor is a great place to start. During a routine inspection live termites where located in the subfloor, the issues here relates to the … Read more
Live termites (Coptotermes Species) located in a window sill demonstrate the type of damage termites can do with ease and over a very short time. Have a listen to the sound termites make, homeowners often hear this noise and are not sure what it is… unfortunately the damage is done extremely fast so always get a Termite inspection done immediately if you hear this noise or if in doubt.
Homeowners loving the growth in the Real Estate market as Termites destroy the profits. Finding a termite entry point is never an easy job, however, on this occasion, the subfloor is a great place to start. During a routine inspection, live termites were located on the subfloor, the issues here relate to the home having no termite protection.
This home was chemically treated during construction, however, the chemical is no longer in place, leaving the home open for an attack.
Termites can be seen traveling up a wall like a video shows, but not many homeowners find them quick enough, as termites … Read more
Termites are forever on the move and many property owners hope that when termites are found within the home, there will be minimal damage and only in one area of the home, however having a guess is not a great idea, nor is believing an old myth that termites are ok if they are only in the tree or tree stump or fence outside, Sorry…. Reality is termites can enter a home fast and damage homes beyond repair.
Termites are unpredictable, so it’s correct to say termites can enter the home and damage the first timber they come across or they may head straight to the skirting board, door frame or window leaving… Read more
Even the smallest of insects cause the most damage throughout Queensland. It’s been mentioned before how termites thrive in humid conditions, now adding the increased rainfall/moisture in south-east Queensland this will increase the termite attacks without a doubt. Did you know Termites attack one in three homes?
Not sure where to start or what to do to prevent an attack, then call our office 1300 552 234 to arrange termite inspection to determine if you have termites now to avoid any further worry. Once a termite inspection has been carried out, our licensed termite management technicians… Read more
Great awareness for home owners, termites destroy bank balances, 1 in 3 homes attacked by termites “ THANKS 7 NEWS and the crew”
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Termites love tree stumps. If you see one of these stumps on a property and it has the same appearance the chances are you’ll have live termites. The reality is, either the stump had an active nest within it in the past or it has one now.
Leaving a tree stump lying around a home is fraught with danger. Unfortunately, termites also build nests in trees and tree stumps and 99% of people have no idea a massive termite colony lives inside. Don’t be fooled into thinking just because you can’t see live termites they are not there or just because you see them they are happy in that environment.
The nest/colony… Read more