Signs Of Termites In Your Home

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Don’t let termites destroy your home. Know the signs of termite activity. Termites are highly active in Queensland due to the nature climate, humidity and large bushland areas. In fact, termites cause more damage to Australian homes than fire, floods and storms combined! Common signs of termites Termites are small insects that feed on wood…

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White Ants

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How to identify termites. Do you think that you have found termites? Learn how to identify termites in Australia. What are white ants? Termites are often called “white ants” because they have a similar appearance to ants, with a slender body and six legs. However, they are actually more closely related to cockroaches than ants.…

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Thermal Imaging For Termites

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Learn how thermal imaging for termites work Since becoming available, thermal imaging for termites has changed the industry. Previously, pest inspectors could only use their eyes, skills and experience to visually check for signs of termite activity. Now, thanks to infrared technology and other devices, pest inspectors can gain additional insight into areas that they…

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Have You Booked Your Annual Timber Pest Inspection?

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Protect your home against termites and have peace of mind It’s summertime and that means termites are more active! If you haven’t booked your annual timber pest inspection, now is the time! Termites Termites or white ants are elusive creatures who love dark, damp places. When termites move into a property, they can remain hidden…

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Termites Found After A Clear Building and Pest Inspection

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What you should do next While it is uncommon, it is not unheard of that termites are found after a clear building and pest inspection. This can happen for many reasons including natural occurrence, infested neighboring properties, negligent inspectors and buyers failing to do their due diligence. However, there are rare times when buyers do…

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Termite Inspection vs Termite Treatment

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Know which service you need As the first implies, a termite inspection is a visual inspection of a property for evidence of current and/or past termite activity. Whereas termite treatment involves treating the property to either kill active termites or prevent a future infestation. Termites Did you know that 1 in 3 Queensland homes are…

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Termite Myths

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The top 7 termite myths busted! Over the years, we have heard many myths about termites. For the most part, these myths are common misconceptions from homeowners about how termites operate, what they eat and the best method of treatment. Myth 1 – Termites are ants White ants are more commonly known as termites. As…

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Getting A Termite Inspection For Your Garden

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Don’t let termites move from your garden to your home Termites or white ants in garden beds are a very real threat to your home. Before you know it, they move from your garden to your home. That’s why it’s important to know the risk of termites and how to protect yourself. Termites and white…

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What Do Termites Sound Like?

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Find termites sooner by learning how they sound Knowing what termites sound like can be the difference between detecting an infestation early and letting it go unabated for years. This is because termites are often hard to spot visually. Rustling Termites destroy wood by eating away at it using a powerful set of mandibles. As…

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Ant Capping

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Everything you need to know about ant capping Termite capping (a.k.a ant capping) is a reliable way of detecting termite activity early. Here’s what you need to know about termites and ant capping. About termites To understand termite caps, you must first understand termites. Termites are pests that eat wood – if they get into…

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