Subfloor Ventilation

Subfloor Ventilation

What’s wrong with this picture??? Well, there are a few things actually. As you can see, there are vertical weep holes in the brick work which are almost completely covered up by high soil and pavers. What you can’t see is that during my inspection of the subfloor...
Termite Baiting vs Spraying

Termite Baiting vs Spraying

There has been a lot of debate regarding the effectiveness of termite baiting vs liquid chemical soil treatments so we have decided to set the record straight here with references from the Journal of Economic Entomology. Whereas termite baiting is regarded as the best...
The Importance of Pre-Purchase Inspections

The Importance of Pre-Purchase Inspections

We have included a photo demonstrating the importance of getting a pre-purchase building and termite inspection. This person had recently purchased a property in Ferntree Gully without getting an inspection done. As you can see there has been a catastrophic plumbing...

Alates – Flying Termites

You would have seen them on those spring and early summer months flying around, looking like millions of little moths. They emerge when the temperature and humidity outside is similar to the conditions inside the colony. We have been called out many times when this...