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  • Writer's pictureRobert Bate

4 Great Reasons to have a chemical barrier installed around your home

Reasons for termite protection

Owning your own home isn't referred to as the "great Australian dream" for nothing. Home ownership means financial security and stability for the future. A home is many things, a place to live, a place to raise a family (furry or not!) and a place to invest and save for the future. Our homes are likely to to be our greatest asset; so here are four great reasons to have current and up to date termite protection in the form of a chemical barrier.

1. Protection

Having a chemical barrier installed around your home is the best way to prevent a termite attack on your home. A chemical barrier will stop termites from gaining access to your home and causing thousands of dollars worth of damage.

Doing regular checks yourself and having regular inspections is great but nothing really compares to the level of preventative care a chemical barrier will give your home. So don't wait for the bad news, be proactive and have a chemical barrier installed around your home and enjoy reason number 4 now.

2. Saves you money

Termites cost Australian home owners millions every year in treatments and repairs. Having a termite attack is stressful and expensive and ensuring your home protected is the best way to a prevent nasty and expensive surprise.

Being proactive now also allows you to ask all the questions, do the research and protects you from making a rushed decision in the future when you're staring down the barrel of a huge repair bill because termites have gained access to your home and eaten through structural timbers.

Another thing to think about is, a chemical barrier is almost always going to cost you less than an unknown repair bill.

3. Adds value to your home

When it comes time to sell your home, you'll be glad you kept your home

continuously protected with a chemical barrier. You'll have all the paperwork to show potential buyers that the home is and always has been safe from a termite attack.

Termites represent a huge risk for any buyer and as a seller you want to negate that risk as much as possible and make the sale as easy and obstacle free as you can. Ensuring your home is protected with the best form of termite protection available negates much of that risk making selling your home that much easier.

4. Enjoy the peace of mind

By far the biggest benefit of a chemical barrier is the peace of mind you will enjoy knowing your home is safe from a termite attack. Home insurance doesn't cover termite attacks but a chemical barrier carries a warranty that will. Nothing beats the feeling of being able to sleep at night knowing your home is safe from termites.

So there you have it, the four best reasons to have your home's termite protection brought up to date. Don't wait for the bad news, be proactive and protect your home and greatest asset today.

Looking for a quote? Call us on 3823 2500 and arrange for one of our certified and licensed termite experts come to you for a quote to install a chemical barrier around your home or why not have a termite inspection using our moisture meter and thermal imaging camera.

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