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Advice

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO REDUCE YOUR
RISK OF TERMITE ATTACK

  • Ensure soil and landscaping levels are not allowed to build up against the external walls of your home.
  • If your home has a physical termite management system installed,finished ground levels should be 75mm below the weep holes where possible.
  • Avoid storing wood or timber materials either against or under your home.
  • To allow good visual inspection keep any stored goods a minimum of 100mm off the external wall.
  • Check and fix any leaking downpipes or gutters and extend any overflows to a drain.
  • Good sub-floor ventilation is essential to reduce conducive conditions for termite activity.
  • Install termite monitoring and baiting stations.

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO REDUCE YOUR
RISK OF COCKROACHES,SPIDERS,RATS,MICE.

  • Ensure all doors, windows and vents are screened.
  • Seal around and under doors including any gaps or cracks at floor and skirting boards.
  • Ensure any leaking or dripping pipes and taps are fixed .
  • Good Housekeeping – it is important to avoid leaving dirty cups and dishes around as cockroaches and ants will find them. Rinse plates even when putting them in the dishwasher!
  • ALWAYS store foodstuffs in air-tight containers .
  • When purchasing pasta,rice,cereal check packets have no holes or obvious signs of stored product pests.
  • Ensure food preparation areas are always clean and remove any food debris.
  • Regular sweeping and vacuuming can help to reduce insects and their eggs.
  • If you have pets try putting food bowl down for set time and then remove- ants and cockroaches,rats and mice will make a home near to a regular food and water source.
  • Avoid storing newspapers,cardboard as these can be ideal locations for spiders,coackroaches and silverfish.They are also great nesting materials for rodents.

Follow these simple steps along with calling PETER at Queensland Pest Inspections for our generalpest spray.
We will use environmentally sound products based on plants (Pyrethrins) both natural and synthetic , safe for use with your family and pets.

CALL PETER AT QUEENSLAND PEST INSPECTIONS FOR
FREE ADVICE AND TO ARRANGE YOUR TERMITE INSPECTION/ PEST CONTROL/PRE PURCHASE INSPECTION/TERMITE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

 0417 799 359 /  (07) 55 301 233