Quick Facts About Termites
- Termites have been around since the time of the dinosaurs!
- Termite colonies eat non stop, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
- Termites have wings that they shed once they have found a good place to build a nest!
- Termites cause up to 2 billion dollars in damage per year!
- The total weight of all the termites in the world is more than the weight of all the humans in the world!
The building code of Australia highly recommends 6 monthly and no longer than 12 monthly inspections of properties. Pest Removals recommend 6 monthly inspections for high risk properties.
These are some of the questions that will help to determine if you fall into the high risk category.
- Is your property built on a concrete slab?
- Is your home a timber frame property?
- Are there any inaccessible areas at your property?
- Does any timber contact the ground and attach to the house?
- Has it been more than 12 months since your last inspection?
- Are there trees belonging to your property or nearby?
- Any previous termite treatment done?
- Are there any garden beds adjacent to the home?
- Are there any extreme moisture around the home?
- Are you aware of any neighbours that have a problem?
At Pest Removals Australia we do a careful breakdown of your property which includes all accessible areas of the home and outbuildings including all trees. Our report advises you as a property owner can do to reduce the risk of termite attack. Pest Removals Australia include free of charge no obligation onsite quotes for any treatments needful for your situation. If we feel that little or nothing needs to be done, we will advise you accordingly.