Termites

Termites are very destructive pests in Australia. It is very important to have regular termite checks / inspections of your house or investment property to ensure that there is no termite activity or infestation.

Subterranean termites are the most common destructive pest. Also known as White Ants, they cause the  most damage. They feed of cellulose containing materials such as timber.

There are a range of termite management systems that can be installed to your house but it is still important to have it checked annually.

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Termites Found After A Clear Building and Pest Inspection

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…
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Termite Solutions for your Brisbane Home

Living in Brisbane, you certainly have reasonable cause for concern regarding a possible termite infestation. Termites love our Brisbane climate and can crop up almost anywhere. As professional pest inspectors, we have seen many different…
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Termite Inspection vs Termite Treatment

Did you know that 1 in 3 Queensland homes are either currently affected by termites or have previously experienced termite activity? The hot, humid conditions of Queensland make it an ideal location for termites to settle. Termites eat the…
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Everything you need to know about Pre-Purchase Building and Pest Inspections

After many years within the building and pest industry, we have been asked nearly every question imaginable about a building and pest inspection. Most often, these questions are asked by first homebuyers and rightly so. If you’re new to…
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Termite Myths

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. In this blog, we debunk the most…
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Termite Management Systems for homes on the Gold Coast

Termites are a major issue on the Gold Coast causing thousands of dollars of damage to homes every year. It is vital to install a termite management system to protect your home. In this blog, you will find information about termites on the…
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What to do if you discover white ants

White ants are a pest that can destroy your home if left undiscovered or unaddressed. But what should you do if you happen to find white ants around your home? In this blog, we explain what steps you should take if you find white ants…
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How can I get termite protection?

Many homeowners understand the dangers of termites, but few know how to get termite protection for their properties. In this blog, we will examine DIY and professional solutions that you can use to protect your home from termites. DIY Termite…
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What do termites sound like?

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. As such, one of the first signs termites are…
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Termite treatment options: What to do if you can’t afford a termite barrier

Termite barriers are a very important step in protecting your home. If you can't afford a termite barrier, you have many options available to you. 1) Spot treatment First, you need to treat the nest with the best termite chemical product on…