Termites Are Attracted to Moisture
Yes termites are attracted to moister and this creates a
very high risk of termite infection.
Only Live In Trees
Many species of termites build their nests in tree stumps or under
patios and can travel over a hundred metres in search of a suitable food source
to feed the colony. These ‘subterranean’ termites are generally the most
harmful to manmade structures. They are difficult to detect, and are not often
located until extensive damage has been done. There are also other species that
predominantly live in trees these arboreal termites these termites have a nest
that is clearly visible as a growth or dark lump on the tree they can be found
in suburbs as well as parkland.
Termites Won’t Exist When Black Ants Are
Termites can exist by hiding them self from black ants by
building mud tubes to conceal their presents from black ants sunlight and other
Need Termite Inspections.
If you have a chemical or
physical barrier you need to have a yearly inspection this protects your
warranty (if you have one) and ensures that your property is free from termites
and the damage they cause
Termites Won’t Eat Treated Timber
Termites under certain circumstance will consume treated
timber .These timbers may have a high moister content which will create a
significant problem or may not be treated right through the timber which means
that the centre may not be treated.
Petrol or solventswill
fix my problem
By pouring petrol or other solvents over termites you
will cause the colony to move elsewhere and make them harder to treat and only
kill the termites that the solvent come in contact with
Insurance Will Cover Termite Damage
In Australia BILLIONS are
spent on termite damage each year and none of it are covered by insurance Termite damage is your responsibility