Every Termites Nightmare – Tradie Team’s Termite Treatment in Frankston
Termites are one of the most destructive pests in Australia. They can wreak mayhem in your property. Known as white ants, termites can cause damage worth millions of dollars every year. According to CSIRO, every 1 in 3 houses is affected by termite infestations. Termites do not see the light of the day, which makes it extremely difficult to spot them. Here are some possible signs suggested by our experts at Tradie Team Pest Control, that can state if your property is infested by termites or not.
- Hollowed out or Damaged Timber
Termites feed on cellulose that is found in wood, including timber. They work for 24 hours a day, so if you notice any part of your furniture damaged or hollowed out, it is a clear sign of termite infestation. You can immediately call our experts for effective termite treatment in Frankston.
- Termite Leads
Termites cannot bear sunlight and need a moist and humid environment to survive. Termites build small tunnels to move around. These small tunnels appear like little brown straws and are known as termite leads. If you see any termite leads, then it is a massive sign of termite infestation.
- Alates in the Air
Termites are divided into various castes, and the reproductive caste has the responsibility of sourcing out new colonies and populate their new dwelling. This type of termites have wings, and if you notice any of them flying in the air, it is a clear indication of a termite colony in that area.
- Damaged Stacks of Books or Cardboard Boxes
The only source of food for termites in cellulose which is found in paper, cardboard, grass and wood. So, if you find a damaged stack of books or a cardboard box filled with damaged paper, then termite treatment is needed.
- Soil and Mud around Wall Edges
If you notice any mud or soil at floor level and door gaps, then it is time for termite treatment in Frankston property. Termites usual dig and tunnel their way, leaving the mud and the soil behind.
Termite Treatment in Frankston is possible with a thorough inspection. CSRIO and the Australian standards suggest that a termite inspection and possible eradication should be carried annually to avoid any severe damage to property. At Tradie Team Pest Control, our experts carry out visual inspections of some of the common areas of your property like subfloors, roof cavities and any other accessible parts that might be a possible termite infestation site. Our experts send a detailed report the next day, stating the intensity of infestations and the best possible solutions to eradicate these creatures.
Pre-Purchase Termite Home Inspection for Termite Treatment in Frankston
Prevention is better than cure. It is, therefore, highly advisable to opt for a pre-purchase termite inspection. Just as it is essential to inspect the lifestyle features of a new home, it is also advisable to have a pest inspection before purchasing the property. Our pre-purchase inspection will offer not only treatment plans but also protection options for the future. Our experts shall also guide you about the conditions that will avoid termite infestations like:
- Improving ventilation
- Exposing vents or weep holes
- Fixing any leaks or drainage issue and more
At Tradie Team Pest Control, we also have an array of pre-construction termite protection systems that shall protect your property for the future. We provide termite treatment in Frankston for commercial as well as residential property.
Remember, termites have special enzymes, protozoa and bacteria in their gut. These special enzymes help to digest the cellulose, and they feed non stop. Termites can travel within colonies of more than 15,000,000 so damage within your home can happen very quickly without any warning. Therefore, if you ever notice any sign of termite, call us on 0448 955 555 before it’s too late and we shall assign one of our licensed experts immediately for a thorough inspection.