DIY Termite Protection Checklist

Here is a quick checklist of things you can do around the house and yard to reduce the risks of unwanted visitors. By no means is this an exhaustive list, it’s probably only the tip of the iceberg. Even if … Read More

The Illusion of Black Ant Protection from Termites

Do black ants kill termites ?Its true. Black ants are natural predators of termites. Every chance they get, they’ll massacre termites for the easy protein. Termites are virtually defenseless in open confrontation even against some of the humbler species of … Read More

When You Found Termites in Your Home

OK. Don’t panic.   People often find them by closely examining some pine trim or by accidentally bumping it. If you can, seal the hole back up with some tape if you have some handy. It you don’t have any, … Read More

Understanding Termites and Moisture

Superbly adapted to conditions in Australia, there is only one thing termites are truly dependent on, moisture. In Brisbane their supply can range from overwhelmingly abundant (la nina 2010-2012) to extreme scarcity (el nino 2009). As we move away from … Read More

Flying Termites Warning for Brisbane Residents

After the latest storms we have had in December and January along with the humid nights, conditions have been perfect for Termites annual swarming. Millions of alates (Flying Termites) are released every year on a colonising flight, when the conditions are just perfect after … Read More

Termite Mudtubes on Gyprock

Termites, usually shy and retiring, sometimes make themselves spectacularly visible at this time of year (September-November). They suddenly manifest themselves with impressive mudtubes right out of the wall, damaging your gyprock and eating its cardboard lining. Aside from the thin … Read More

TimberSecure Termite Insurance For Your Insurance Needs

Protect yourself with a $100,000 TimberSecure Termite Insurance Policy for 5 years for only $360. With TimberSecure insurance, you can have the peace of mind of knowing that if termites invaded your home and caused structural damage, you wouldn’t have … Read More