||Species may be one of the hundreds of termites which
DO NOT cause destructive damage to building timbers
||Your pest consultant will advise species and risk to
||Call a timber pest consultant or licensed pest
||Tyrrells have a list of experienced contractors.
|Carry out further investigations
||Drill and check large trees and stumps, obtain access
into voids under floors, remove linings if required
||This tells you everything you need to know about
extent of damage* and risk of further damage.
||Commence baiting program. Your pest consultant will
aggregate the termites in one place and then kill them with IGRs
(insect growth regulators).
||We usually recommend baiting and control over time.
|Remove cause of problem
||Lower soil, relocate firewood, fix leak, improve
drainage, remove stair timbers in contact with ground
||You and your gardener can usually do most of the
work. If you find active termites you MUST immediately stop and call
your pest consultant.
||Reinspect every 3 months until you are sure activity
Then every year or as recommended.
||Review the Pest Pack because you may be able to do
these periodic inspections yourself.
- The Pest Pack
- Keeping Pests out of Buildings