The mandatory building code in Canberra states you need to use a termite barrier when building a new property, extension or renovation.
CSIRO study states there is one in five Australian properties that will be affected by either termite damage or in fact have live termites. Unfortunately, many existing…
Termites have been a serious problem even in the past. In 1992, it became a law in Australia that every new house needs to have termite treatment.
In fact, it is estimated that 1 in every 5 houses are exposed to termite infestation and damage. To protect your house, a termite treatment is therefore a must.
The CSIRO recommends termite inspection as a bare minimum an annual termite inspection is essential to every property owner in order to find out how to detect termites in the early stages. However, it must be done by an experienced, licensed and reliable pest control professionals, such as A1 Pest Control Canberra.
Homes in Canberra and surrounding areas are extremely vulnerable to attacks from foraging termites. Termites are located in most backyards, nesting in gum trees, tree stumps, retaining walls, or any embedded timber.
I will answer many other questions surrounding termite inspection and the real cost of not doing anything regarding termite control.
Let’s look at first what attracts termites in the house?
Termite management plan and why you need a termite barrier is something that we talk over with you the property owner and cover all of the various options so you can make an informed decision and select the best option to protect your property.
Did you know that the termite Queen produces 30,000 live termites per day! And in 6 months can eat away supporting beams of a house?
It was once said that termites are seasonal and are mostly around in the warmer months but…
One of the most important decisions you will make when building your property is how to protect your investment against termites and there is no better way to do this at the time with a pre-construction termite barrier. A1 Pest Control Canberra is a trusted installer and well known amongst builders.
What do they look for in a termite inspection is structural and moisture issues can include standing water on the roof, pooling water around the foundation, wood mulch close to the foundation, and wooden deck supports that touch the soil. A termite inspector looks for visible signs of termite infestation, including…
Termites are a growing problem for property owners in the article I look at what attracts termites and point out that a termite inspection is a must to ensure that termite damage is kept to a minimum and the only real way to stop termites is a chemical termite barrier.
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