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There are essentially two distinctly separate parts to all of the commercially available systems, firstly a method of intercepting and aggregating termites and then a method of remotely killing the entire termite colony by feeding the aggregated termites a bait toxicant which they then share 捕 蛇 with their brothers. When termites have found a food source they will have a tunnel through the soil to it. You will not be able to see this and in reality, will never be able to find it. This tunnel leads from the termite colony to the food source and can be quite a wide carriageway.
To see just how tricky termites can be in gaining access to a building, have a look at this video taken inside a home with a parquetry floor, there had been some renovations and at some time a saw cut was made in the concrete slab, termites had managed to find this cut and were happily accessing the building via it.

They seek out the voids of roofs in homes all around the country, making themselves at home and causing terrible damage while doing so. As with timber pests, you should familiarise yourself with the telltale signs of roof rats and keep a close and regular watch on your home's roof to nip any problems in the bud.
A combination of doing regular, competent building inspections in termite-prone areas, using naturally resistant or treated timbers in buildings, and installing chemical and physical soil barriers around buildings is necessary to prevent further problems.

Our expert local team provide property , building , and pest inspection , and pest control services throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria. If they can't chew or move through it, they can't get in. Concrete is an excellent barrier and is widely used in new construction to provide protection from the subterranean pests, but it can be hard to retrofit onto an older building.
Both the Sentricon and Exterra termite baits are designed to be slow acting, non-repellant and therefore spread to other termites in the colony before the colony can detect where the deadly effect is coming from. Pest control products, application techniques and OH&S procedures are constantly improving, and Murray's conducts ongoing training to make sure our technicians and the products they use are always at industry ‘best practice' levels.
In areas where it is suspected that termites may be working this is often able to be positively determined by removing trimming timbers in the areas of special interest. If sufficiently disturbed, the termites are likely to move elsewhere, and may not be rediscovered until further obvious damage has been done.

For advice book pest inspection in Melbourne with WR Gay Pest Control today. IMPORTANT first step is to arrange for a professional inspection of the buildings and surrounds together with a written inspection report to AS:3660 Termite Control in Buildings. Rentokil Australia has been providing effective, reliable and innovative pest control solutions to residential and commercial properties across the country for over 85 years.
Termites are subterranean, small, whitish insects that resemble ants. Dampwood termites normally infest decayed wood that remains moist due to contact with the soil or, for example, through a water leak in a building. This serious short-coming is overcome by the patented Exterra Termite Stations where the timber is aligned around the cylinder such that the bait can be inserted without such disturbance of the termites present.

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