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Termites (or ‘white Ants’ as they are often called) are not ants.

Termites have a highly developed social organization, which, in many ways, resembles that of the ants and bees. All known species live in colonies, numbering from a few hundred to millions.

In each colony there is a division of labour, with several distinct castes, each specializing in a particular activity. The great majority of termites in Australia live in the soil. In fact, they depend on the soil and its associated moisture content for survival. Those species that live in the soil are known as subterranean termites, and usually do not attack sound dry wood, preferring damp, damaged timber.

A few species are capable of attacking sound, seasoned wood out of contact with the ground and are known as “drywood” termites. Drywood termites are mostly confined to the coastal regions.

Termites’ diet consists mostly of cellulose, which is obtained from a variety of sources such as living trees, seasoned timber, books, grasses, etc. Termites attack untreated wood, and usually by the time their work is visible, the timber is virtually eaten away.

Subterranean termites gain entry in homes and buildings in a number of ways e.g.

  • By constructing mud tubes over concrete stumps
  • By tunnelling up the centre pipe of wooden stumps Constructing mud tubes from the soil to the flooring within cavity walls
  • Through hairline cracks which appear in concrete slabs around plumbing and electrical conduits.

Your property is your investment for the future.  Let us help you maintain the value of that investment by developing a flexible, tailored solution in order to manage these pests.

Cockroaches

One of the largest of our pest species. 35-40mm in length, Reddish brown…

Spiders

Females weave silk egg-cases, each of which may contain hundreds….

Silverfish

Silverfish typically live for two to eight years. Silverfish are agile runners…

Ants

Ants form colonies that range in size from a few dozen predatory individuals…

Fleas

Fleas in the home can be an irritating and annoying problem…

Rodents

Most rodents are small animals with robust bodies, short limbs, and long tails…

Wasps

European wasps are approximately 15-25 mm in length…

Flies

Flies have a mobile head, with a pair of large compound eyes and mouth parts…

Mosquitos

Mosquito and biting midge management has entered a new age of technology…

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