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A Quick guide to protect your home from unwanted pests

Your home is supposed to be your safe place, where you can go to relax and unwind. It can be a small studio apartment, townhouse or rural property, a home is what you make it. When something as small as ant can put all of that at risk, you really must do everything you can to protect it. You see, pests come in all shapes and sizes, and some more severe than others. However, eliminating the threat is all you can do. The question is, what is the best way to eliminate the threat of pests? Here is a quick guide to protect your home from unwanted pests.

Eliminating Food Sources

Top ways to prevent termites from spreading at your home

Termites can be the whole reason why your house is deemed unsafe. They can cause huge headaches with your home, sometimes resulting in a massive structural renovation. This process can cost huge amounts of money and can take months. To think a small white ant can cause such headaches to our homes is crazy to think, however it is a genuine problem we all can face. Nothing good comes of termites, so it is in our best interest to prevent them from coming anywhere near your home. Whether you have a brand-new house or an older property, termites are not fussy.

Top Signs which show your home is having termite damage

If you live on The Gold Coast at some stage, you would have had to deal with Termites. The climate is perfect for these little critters to thrive and with plenty of water and wood around they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. In order to stay ahead of the game its best to know what termite damage can look like before you find your home falling down around you. If you get to them early Termites can be eradicated and measures, put in place to keep them away from your property.

How a pre purchase building and pest inspection helps in getting the best value out of a property?

When purchasing a house one of the first things that you should organise is a pre purchase building and pest inspection. But why? Obviously a pre purchase inspection is going to bring to your attention any issues the property may have and whether it’s a smart decision to purchase the property. But how can you use the inspection to work for you from a negotiation perspective to ensure that you are getting the best deal.


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Many household pests can be controlled by ensuring your home and surrounds are clean and tidy, removing and incentive for pests to invade as they require food, moisture and shelter, but some will arrive and invade your property regardless of what you do. Having a good termite barrier on Gold Coast and regular follow up inspections will not only ensure your home is termite free, but the inspections are so through they will identify any other pests that are present.

Why termite treatment is important in residences of The Gold Coast

Residences in all areas of The Gold Coast require a termite treatment on a regular basis. Having your property inspected for termites is a much better option than waiting until your home is infected with these extremely destructive pests.

The CSIRO now recommends that you have an annual termite inspection and instigate a complete termite treatment on Gold Coast residence if any live termites are detected.

What are the best ways to get rid of Pests?

Having pests in the home is distressing, annoying and sometimes, requires you to go to great measures such as having a Gold Coast termite barrier installed around your home. It’s always best to use preventive measures rather than trying to remove pests after they have established themselves, but some types of pests are more persistent than others.
When you have pests, the best way to get rid of them is to remove their food and water sources as well as any place they can hide or seek cover.

How to control pests in your home?

The Gold Coast is home to many pests and like the humans who share the environment with them, they prefer a place that provides their basic needs such as water, food and shelter from or predators and the elements. The best way to control pests in your home is to have frequent termite and other pest inspections on your Gold Coast property. You also need to keep your environment clean and tidy so you don’t leave any food around or provide shelter to attract pests.

Follow these steps to help keep your home pest free:

• Water

Top ways to protect carport timber from termite attack

When you have a nice timber carport to protect your car, motorbike, boat, caravan or other big boy toys, the last thing you need is for it to be eaten by termites. Using a properly installed termite barrier on your Gold Coast carport is the best way to ensure these hungry critters are not able to destroy your building.

Some of the top ways to protect your carport are:

• Remove any food source


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