About the company
Home Termite Control are experts when it comes to identifying termites and ensuring the prevention and treatment of infestations. As termites have the ability to cause serious structural damage to your property, it is important to speak to a specialist who can assess the termite species and the extent of the damage to select the best treatment method for your needs. While some pest control companies only use one treatment method, Home Termite Control is proud to offer a wide range of solutions to ensure the best results.
Brad, the owner of Home Termite Control, is a licensed pest controller and building and pest inspector who has many years of experience in the industry. As well as successfully running his own company, he is a teacher at Macquarie Community College offering classes to help educate homeowners on termite prevention and treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do you need to perform regular inspections?
Getting termite inspections at least once a year is important to ensure your home is protected from termite damage. Not only are termites difficult to find in some instances, the structural damage they can cause is severe. Some homeowners only notice the damage once they rearrange furniture or once costly repairs are already needed.
What are the signs to look out for?
The most common signs of a termite infestation are mud tunnels and damage to wood. Once you notice these signs the termites could virtually be anywhere. The mud tunnels can often be hard to find as they are hidden (for example, behind a cupboard, under the sink or under carpet).
How long will it take to rid my property of termites?
Ridding your home of an infestation is certainly not a simple process. Before treatment, it is important for the pest control professional to identify the species of termite, the number of leads and which places to treat before selecting the treatment that will offer the best results. The process duration depends on many factors including the species and size of the colony, the time of year and the type of treatment being used. It roughly takes around two months for results but this is simply a rough guide as the sooner we discover and treat the problem, the less damage there is.
What treatment methods do you use?
Unlike some other companies, we pride ourselves on offering different methods of treatment depending on our client’s circumstances. We provide environmentally friendly solutions such as DuPont Altriset or the baiting method along with responsibly applied chemical treatment alternatives. All of our treatments are compliant with Australian Standards. Once an inspection is complete, we thoroughly discuss the options with our clients, including each of their benefits and disadvantages, to allow them to make an informed decision.
Do you have a question we haven’t answered? Contact us today and we’ll be happy to help.