climate conditions in and around the Gold Coast area make this a
popular spot to live, visit, and vacation. Unfortunately, the warm
weather and the ideal climate the area offers for people also makes
it an attractive location for a wide variety of insects.
Some of the most destructive types of insects found in homes and commercial buildings on the Gold Coast are termites. Regular termite inspections are important for any home or property owner to help detect the early presence of an infestation and eliminate the colony before it has a chance to do significant damage.
Homes and New Home Construction
most people assume that termite inspections are only required on
existing homes and buildings, they are also essential during new home
construction. With new home pre-construction treatment, homeowners
can have the peace of mind of dramatically reducing the risk of
subterranean termite problems. Treatment can be maintained for up to
50 years, depending on the extermination company warranty and the
types of materials and solutions provided.
homes should have termite inspections if there are any indications
that these invaders are present. Also known as white ants, termites
can be very difficult to see unless you are aware of the signs.
Annual termite inspections are recommended by Australian Standard
AS3660.2, but older homes or homes in areas with heavy termite
activity may be good candidates for inspections on a more frequent
To find out more about termite treatment for your home on the Gold Coast, call the professionals at Flick Pest Control.