Termites are a major worry: Recent industry surveys suggest that about one in three homes in the Bathurst NSW region will suffer a termite Infestation.
To make matters worse your home insurance policy will NOT cover the damage which may involve costly replacement of structural timbers in the floor, wall and roof.
(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.
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.
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 reduce the risk of termite attack.