How Termite Guys Apply Termite Protection

“TRENCHING” How it’s done First of all a Termidor professional will apply a liquid dilution of Termidor along the foundation wall of your home to create a continuous treated zone. This application method is called “trenching” or “trenching and rodding”. … Read More

Brisbane’s Most Wanted; 4. Nasutitermes

One of the reason Nasutitermes aren’t higher up the list is because nest identification is often relatively easy with this species. They give themselves away with their spectacular external arboreal (tree) nests. A peculiar trait of this species is the … Read More

Microceretermes Termites – The visible ones

Of all of the common termites species around Brisbane, Microceretermes spp are perhaps the most noticeable. You can find their nest throughout suburbs in South East Queensland. There are two arboreal builders locally. Microceretermes are different from their cousins by the … Read More

Drywood Termites (Featuring West Indian Termites)

Drywood termites work in a different way to the subterranean species. WEST INDIAN DRYWOOD TERMITE For a start, drywoods extract the moisture they require directly from the timber they attack. Unlike their relatives, the cast small pellets called frass from … Read More

Termites in The Front Landing

At the front of your house (it could be at the side or the back as well) there is a little concrete or tiled patio. It’s often the home of pot plants, deck chairs and other outdoor furniture. A nice … Read More

Subfloor Termite Protection and Treatment

Under many houses in Brisbane is an area seldom entered and rarely explored. Sometimes there is room to comfortably stand and there may even be a concrete floor. In high-set Queenslanders you may even find a laundry here. In other … Read More

Golden Cane Palms; Enemy of the State

I am an avid vegetable gardener, you can really tell when you pick some fresh sweetcorn and cook it straight away, the difference between fresh grown and supermarket aged. We have respect for gardeners of all types and that’s why we … Read More

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