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Many insects are confused with termites, especially ants. Termites are sometimes referred to as ‘white ants’ because of their pale appearance.

Termite Facts

  • termites are attracted to wood, so remove potential termite food away from buildings – their food can include timber stacks, old stumps, building refuse, garden decoration such as sleepers and logs
  • waste timber from construction activities is often left in place or stored under the house – remove all timber formwork
  • timber can be treated to prevent termite attack, and some timbers are naturally resistant – use treated or naturally resistant timber when it is  in contact with, or close to, soil
  • termites are attracted to water, so fix leaking water pipes, drains, showers, sinks etc, plus capture water from air conditioning units
  • termites prefer humid conditions, so keep air under the house dry by improving sub-floor ventilation, drainage and access
  • termites cannot chew through properly laid concrete, so ensure concrete slab is properly designed, compacted, and cured
  • termite colonies can sometimes be located - it is possible to eliminate colonies by killing the reproductives (the queen and the king).

Note: Termites have acute survival instincts. If they are shaken up or disturbed, the termites often will abandon the associated area and move on to secretly cause damage in other areas in the building. If you find termites in or around your property, it is essential that you do NOT disturb them and promptly arrange for a professional inspection.

Controlling Termites

Regular inspections are the most important part of controlling termites before they do any damage.

  • arrange regular inspections – at least once a year in cooler areas and twice a year in warmer areas. Professional pest controllers are trained in inspecting houses for termite activity
  • inspect during periods of high termite activity – early spring to late summer is generally the best
  • keep the edges of the house (slabs, foundation, piers and stumps) clear of clutter, including garden beds and vegetation

The first step in protecting a house is to prevent termites from gaining access. This is achieved by placing a barrier under or around the house.

Barriers are designed to deter termites or bring their presence out into the open. Barriers can be physical or chemical in nature.

Why Homeowners INSIST on Termidor®

Termidor has delivered unparalleled termite control since it was first introduced onto the Australian market in 2002. Termidor provides fast eliminaton of termites and ants and is a highly effective, long term residual termite treatment.

If you're not asking for Termidor, you're asking for trouble.

The Advantage's of using Termidor®

  • Unique Transfer Effect™ for unequalled termite control
  • Fast Elimination of Termite activity
  • Long-term Residual Control
  • Low Dose - Non-Repellent - Water Based
  • No effect on soil micro-organisms, earth worms and plants
  • Safe to use in all domestic and commercial situations - non toxic.

Termidor® $2Million Assurance Warranty

Offering cover for structural damage up to $2 Million, it's just another example of Termidor's dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction.

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The Environment

We choose to use products that are environmentally friendly, including low toxicity chemicals (eg bifentran – made from the daisy flower) that are much less harmful to your family and your pets. Another great benefit of low toxicity chemicals is virtually odorless pest control.

We also take advantage of modern techniques which reduce the use of chemicals.

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