Protect Your Home from Termites

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Why is it important to protect your home from termite infestation? What can you do to if you suspect you have a termite problem? What are signs to look out for when carrying out a termite inspection in your home?

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Protect Your Home from Termites

  1. 1. Protect Your Home from Termites
  2. 2. Why is it important to protect your home from termite infestation? What can you do to if you suspect you have a termite problem? What are signs to look out for when carrying out a termite inspection in your home? More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/
  3. 3. Termites are a group of eusocial insects who fall in the Isoptera group such as the commonly known cockroach. Just like ants or bees they live in colonies and divide their work in castes, they mostly feed on dead plants, wood, animal dung, leaf litter, soil etc. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/
  4. 4. There are more than 4000 species of termites and are more commonly found in tropical and subtropical countries. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/
  5. 5. Termites are a fascinating insect species, but when they invade your home they become a problem. So what can you do if you suspect you have a termite problem in your home? More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/
  6. 6. Termites are a real concern to homeowners as they cause around $100 Million dollars of damage a year and affect more than 1 in 4 homes during a termites own lifetime. In Australia, termites cause more damage than all natural disasters that happen in the country combined. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/
  7. 7. So if you suspect that you may have a termite infestation in your home, you need to contact a terminator control company so they can send exterminator who is experienced and can make us of a masonry drill, pumps, large capacity tanks and soil treatment rods to assess your infestation problem. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/
  8. 8. Well the first thing you should do is look around for affected areas that may indicate termite infestation, such as earthen mud tubes along the walls that may extend to foundation wall, sill plates, floor joists etc. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/
  9. 9. The mud tubes are about the diameter of a pencil but can sometimes be thicker. Make an opening on one of these tubes and you may be able to see your intruders, if you don't see any of them does not mean that it is an inactive infestation as their colonies may be found underground. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/termites-gold-coast/termite-protection/

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