Why is termite proofing necessary?

Why is termite proofing necessary?

Termites have the potential to damage your building significantly. So, termite-proofing services are highly essential for any building to eliminate and dismantle termites attack and protect the wood interiors of the building.

Should you spray for termites every year?

On average, termite treatment lasts about 5 years. Liquid termite treatment can last five years or more, whereas termite bait stations only last one year and need to be maintained annually.

How often should you do preventative termite treatment?

To avoid infestations, homeowners should have their home inspected annually for termites. Termite treatments last anywhere from 5 to 13 years depending on the type of treatment used and any signs of current activity.

Are termite barriers necessary?

Where termite resistant materials are used for primary building elements as a termite management system in accordance with the BCA, additional termite barriers may not be necessary. Prospective home or building owners are encouraged to consider ‘whole of building protection’.

Is pressure treated wood resistant to termites?

Pressure treated wood is embedded with preservatives that are forced into the wood pores during the manufacturing process. This makes the timber resistant to rot and fungi and creates a termite-resistant chemical barrier.

Which wood is best for termite resistant?

Cedar and redwood are two very popular choices for the exterior because they have natural insect repellents. If you have to put wood at ground level, these wood species will be the best material. Other options, like teak, help prevent termite infestations because they are very dense and hard to chew through.

How often should you have your home checked for termites?

once a year
Ideally, all home and business owners should get inspected once a year. Older homes do tend to be more at risk for termites, making it absolutely essential to not only stay vigilant about inspecting your home yourself on a regular basis but also get a professional’s opinion every single year.

How often do termites come back after treatment?

Sadly, no kind of treatment offers a permanent solution for eliminating termites in your house. Termites are quite resilient and will always find a way back into your home given a chance. However, usually, it should take at least five years before termites can finally find their way back into your home.

How effective is termite treatment?

Fumigating is a highly effective way of controlling termites inside the home, and it almost always has a 100% success rate. Even though it does require you to leave your home, it is by far the quickest way to control an infestation. Fumigation often eliminates other pests at any other stage of life inside the home.

Do steel frame homes need termite protection?

Even though you have a steel framed house, you still need to protect it against termites. A quality termite treatment provider, such as A1 Professional Pest Control, can help you.