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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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 spot treat the nest, or termites with the best termite…
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5 Common Causes of Household Water Leakage

Moisture and water leakage are the reason behind many issues around the home. Thus, you should know the most common causes of household water leakage. Water leakage causes rust on metal, creates mould and it causes wood to decay. At Dedant,…
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Things We Do Not Inspect During A Building and Pest Inspection

Before you get your Building and Pest Inspection, it is important to know the areas that are not inspected in a building and pest inspection.  Our qualified building and pest inspectors have extensive experience in the building industry and…
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5 Ways To Prevent Mould From Growing In Your Home

Mould is a major threat to your home, health and overall quality of life. You should take proactive steps to prevent mould from growing in your home before it becomes too large a problem. Mould has been known to cause health issues of all…
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Our 3 Pre-Purchase Building Inspection Steps

Your pre-purchase building inspection is so important to get right, as it allows you to make note of faults you might not have otherwise seen. At Dedant, have 3 pre-purchase building inspection steps that we follow, to ensure we do the job right. By…
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5 Tips For Buying a Home In Logan

If you’re thinking about buying a home in Logan, you should know about our 5 tips that can help you make the right decision on your purchase. 1)     Be honest about what you can afford One of the worst things you can do is purchase a…
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Termite proof wood

Everyone knows that termites eat wood. This is because termites need to ingest cellulose to live, which is found in wood. So is there any termite proof wood out there to keep your house safe? In truth, no wood is completely "termite proof".…
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5 Questions to ask before your Building and Pest Inspection in Brisbane

Getting advice on a building and pest inspection in Brisbane can be difficult. It is difficult to know what questions to ask. Consequently, we have created a list of 5 questions for to ask a pest inspector over the phone, to help you find…
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5 Winter Pests To Prepare For

As we move toward June and the start of winter, it is worthwhile to be mindful of winter pests that can lurk around your home in the cold months. When seasons change, various animals change their behaviour to cope with these conditions. Preparing…
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