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

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