Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Tips to Protect Your Home from Termite

Australia is historically known for termite infestations. So there is a huge problem of termites. Termites can literally eat through a home. From Every 1 out of 3 homes in some stage will be under termite attack. 

For get Rid of Termite Problem Follow These Tips:

1)   First try to decrease the moisture at your home as termites both love and need moisture to increase their Population. So do everything to control excess moisture in and around your home.

2)   Looks for the crack and holes in your home, because pest can easily fit through tiny tracks. So seal the cracks and holes.

3)   There should be good cross ventilation in wall vents to keep the wood as dry as possible. Uncovered wood should be sealed with weather sealer, especially the window seals and wall edges.

4)   Try to cut the tree and bushes growing against the house as they only encourage moisture and mould in the wood.

5)   Termites like to make nests in fire woods, so store your fire woods at least 20 feet away from your Home.

6)   In case you are building a new house, the best termite control measure is to pre-treat the soil before building your home. It’s even better to build a barrier under your foundation so that the soil and wood don’t come in contact.

7)   The food sources for termite such as dead stumps, wood debris, paper, firewood, loose discarded timbers should be removed from around and under the house.

8)   Always check out for the warning signs for termite infestation like mud tunnels, bubbled or cracked paint and discarded swarmer termite wings in your home.

9)   Try to carry out regular termite inspections on the wood decks and fences in your home for any activity and damage caused by termites.

10)   If you are in doubt, it never hurts to have a termite inspection carried out as prevention is always better than cure. 

Last, but not least Contact Fumapest Termite and Pest control Specialist for annually carry out for a termite inspection of your home to detect and get treated for any Infestation accordingly. The Money that you have spent on termite treatment will help save you money in the long run as you don’t have to spend thousands of money on repairing all the damages caused by termites to your home.


  1. Keeping termites and bugs away from your home can be really difficult task and to ensure this I have decided to hire Termite inspection mid north coast. So, I will not get bothered of problems like this.