Is your home safe from Termites?

D.I.Y Termite Inspection

Tips to keep you house safe from termites

Do It Yourself Termite Inspection

 

DIY tips for stopping termites in their tracks

Termites can turn your dream home into a nightmare. But this is your castle – you’ve got to protect it from pests that can eat their way through just about anything. And here are some simple DIY tips you can use to prevent termites from making themselves at home in your place.

Give termites zero reason for coming onto your property

Termite Mound

Termites are living things, so they need food and water to survive. Remove all sources of food and water, and they can’t survive. Simple, right?

Thirsty termites will seek out:
  • Dripping garden taps

  • Leaky storm water pipes

  • Hot water overflow dripping on the ground

  • Air conditioner outlet dripping onto the ground or path

  • Water tank up against the house

Termite Nests

 
  • Gutters that overflow onto the building walls and foundation.

To keep termites from coming into your home, remember the golden rules: ensure you’re NOT providing them with food and water, or making it easy for them to access your property via:

  • Landscaped areas that touch wooden fences or the foundation of your home

  • Dripping garden taps

  • Garden or plants covering weep holes

  • Wooden dog kennel against house foundation

  • Foundation cracks

  • Electrical and plumbing conduit entry points

  • Objects stacked against outside walls, in carports or in the sub floor

  • Ant capping rusted or damaged

 
  • Cracking in your slab (look at the garage floor) or main wall

What you need to look out for to help prevent termites from accessing your home

 

Timber fence is not attached directly to house

Trim garden away from house structure

Ensure mulch is not up against house palings

Fix dripping storm water pipe

Follow these DIY termite control tips to help keep those termites away!

For extra peace of mind, it makes sense to engage a pest controller/termite professional to come and inspect your home. We are experts in the field and have been servicing Brisbane in pest control and termite protection areas for years. We know what to look for, and what to do in case your home has been infested with termites. Our inspectors are trained and fully licensed. From termite bait to chemical treatments, we have an arsenal of tools at our disposal to rid your home of termites.

 

Call today to schedule a

We offer a free termite check to assess the “specific area of concern”. We also provide a free recommendation of a treatment program and a quote for further action that might be required.

FREE TERMITE CHECK

For a free, no-obligation quote, call our staff at Results Termite and Pest Control Services tel: 07 3823 2500 and talk to one of our friendly team.  We will send a technician to quickly assess your home and give you a range of options.  Or just send us a request for a quick quote by email, and we will reply promptly to your request.

 

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