Expert in Termite Sydney & Termite Prevention Sydney
Termite Sydney & Termite Prevention Sydney
Termite removal is one of the most common requests. And with good reason. Termites are highly dangerous. They work silently, eating away at wood until an entire structure falls apart. They cost Australian property owners Billions of dollars each year.
Termites Sydney – Frightening Facts
If you know anything about termites, you probably know that these little bugs love wood. But there is much more information about these pests that is relevant to their extermination. A few things you may not know about termites:
They are a direct enemy to ants. They might even go to war on each other’s colonies if they are near food or water.
Termites never sleep. They build their colonies until they die.
Like ants, termites have something of a caste system. Only the worker termites eat wood.
Termite queens live longer than any other insect (30 – 50 years).
Queen termites of the ‘Termitidae’ family may hatch 10 million eggs per year.
A termite colony can contain over 1 million termites.
Some termites can chew through asphalt, plaster, lead, and mortar.
In other words, you have good reason to be terrified of termites! Now Pest Control can offer you stress-free pest relief with a free quote.
Just give us a call on 0418 385 653 for more information on termites and associated pest control.
Termite Prevention Sydney Toolkit
Now Pest Control is highly experienced at spotting, preventing, and exterminating termites in Sydney. The single best way to prevent termites is to have a pest inspection annually. These inspections typically only cost $100 – $300 for a one-off. It’s a small price to pay, given the damage that termites can do to residential and commercial property.
There are other things you can do to prevent termites. Eliminate soil to wood contact as much as possible, so termites cannot transport themselves to the property. During swarm season, turn off outdoor lights as far as practicable. Moisture is the primary ingredient that attracts termites, and there are many other reasons to keep moisture away from wood. These steps should be enough to prevent termites. Other than this, you need to get Termite prevention Sydney from the professionals!
The mitigation of a termite infestation will cost you anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 in structural repairs coupled with the treatment costs can incur you a loss of anywhere from $30,000 to $100,000 depending on the location and size of your house.
The fact of the matter is that home termite control is a necessity. Termites can quickly cause a devastating amount of damage to your home or commercial property. Taking the necessary steps (inspection, control, treatment, prevention) can save you thousands of dollars in the long run.
Like many other bugs and insects, it is moisture that attracts termites. If you have blocked water in your gutters, then you may easily attract termites that will find their way into the insulation and beyond. Be careful not to stack piles of firewood against your house, as it could provide an area of entry for termites.