They feed off cellulose-containing materials like timber. Termites can cause major structural and economic damage to homes and commercial buildings by eating the inside of the structure and leaving only a thin shell for protection from the outside environment. In most of the houses of the United States and especially in Australia renovation and decoration are made by the woodwork. Termites cause big destruction in homes per year. What is the advantage of the woodwork if termite destroys it after some time? But may your mind wake up you and told you that woodwork is the only beauty of the homes. The question rises how we can protect our home form that termites.
Termites cause $5 billion worth of damage each year in the U.S. Termites. They are as small as ants, but when they work together, they cause more than $5 billion in damage in the U.S. each year, according to the National Pest Management Association.
Identification Of Termites
If you find some flying aunts and obstacle to open the windows and doors of woods. Termite is usually found in tight-fitting doors and windows. If you find your door and window weakens from the bottom and top end, then definitely termites have nested in it.
Be aware of the white ants’ termites and aunts have the same shape, size, and volume so you cannot distinguish between white ants and termites. Now you will ask the question if we find those symptoms then what should we do? You can use antiseptic sprays, but this is not a permanent solution.
Solution (Home Masters)
You need a Home inspection company who are trained to observe the problems and errors in the house. When you will heir the company for the inspection regarding termites then your wish is that company inspect the house in every manner. Home Masters have the expert team to inspect your house with every aspect. They have the expertise in building inspection, Pest inspection, etc. in building inspection plumbing, foot balance anything else.
Termite Inspection (Home Master)
Our comprehensive termite and pest inspections cover both the inside and outside of your home. Our team come fully equipped with a torch, moisture meter and all the tools and equipment needed to test timbers effectively. Team knows all the tell-tale signs to look out for and search high and low, inside cupboards and underneath things to ensure we uncover any issues. We will inspect it like it was our own home.
Our external checks cover the perimeter of your slab, garden and outbuildings, fences, and trees. Whilst the internal checks cover the whole house including the subfloor if accessible, garage and roof void along with all the internal timbers such as windows and door frames, skirting and architraves, and all the wet areas.
For your peace of mind, our pest inspections are extensive and thorough, and they meet all the requirements of Australian Standard (AS) 3660. You are more than welcome to accompany our team member whilst carrying out the inspection, so you have first-hand knowledge of any issues. Once the inspection is complete, you will get detailed but easy to read the report. Home masters Pest Control is open seven days a week, so a team member is always on hand to book a pest inspection when you need one. We know that buying a new home can be stressful, so we make your termite and pest inspection easy.