Category: Termites

Which is the best termite treatment for your home?

Which is the best termite treatment for your home? Termites damage causing collapse of roof

When you want to protect your home from termites, a common question is “What’s the best termite treatment?” (Admittedly some also ask, “What’s the cheapest termite treatment?” But when it comes to protecting your most valuable asset, most homeowners want the best). Unfortunately the answer is not so straightforward… it depends… It depends on whether […]

Beware of the ‘free’ termite check

Beware of the ‘free’ termite check

We’re all on the look out for a bargain, but ‘free termite checks’ could end up costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars in the long run. Used as a marketing ploy, a free termite check is often a gimmick offered by some pest control companies that just want to gain your business and take […]

Are all termite treatments the same?

Are all termite treatments the same? Termidor bottle

As with many industries, in pest control there are branded products and generic or ‘own brand’ labels. When it comes to termite treatments, some pest control companies will use cheaper alternatives to the branded products, on the grounds that “they are the same, just cheaper”. They will point to the fact they contain the same […]

Should you buy a home with termite damage?

Should you buy a home with termite damage?

When buying a property, we all know we should carry out a building and pest inspection before completing the purchase. But what if the inspection finds a problem ­– some building defect or the presence of termites (white ants)? Many buyers panic when an issue is uncovered and pull out of the sale, but it […]