The Great Chemical Active Conundrum
After much research and informed discussion with your local professional termite technician, you have decided that a chemical treated zone is the preferred choice for the termite protection program around your Noosa home. Continue reading
Termite Baiting or Chemical active?
“Which is the best solution for termite the management of my home?” – This is one of the most common questions asked of me in my capacity as a Termite Technician. Continue reading
In theory a home built in the Noosa area on steel peirs should not have any trouble with termites. This is usually true if you actively check around the peirs in your subfloor regularly (at least every 6 months) but if you travel alot you may want to consider installing additional protection around the base of the peirs to reduce the risk of termites making their way into you home while you are away. Continue reading
The hardwood termite – NASUTITERMIS Spp.
Many people are often surprised to learn that one of the most widespread and potentially destructive species of termites found in South East Queensland actually prefer to consume hardwood. Continue reading
Termite Inspections, Protection & $100 000 Termite Damage Home Insurance for home owners in the Noosa, Noosaville, Tewantin, Doonan, Peregian Springs, Coolum, Cooroy, Eumundi, Pomona, Kin Kin area of the Sunshine Coast.
Where pavers are compacted/jointed in the normal trade way with sand or crushed metal or loose and can be lifted, the accepted treatment method is to lift the lift the pavers and trench the area to be treated. Continue reading
Queensland Builders Services Authority (Queensland BSA) have a termite management handbook on their website worth reading in particular page 11 Reduce the Risks Continue reading
A rising star in Lake Macdonald
When Jennifer Sadler and Peter Lyle suggested a local newsletter six years ago the residents of Lake Macdonald jumped at the idea. Continue reading
Ants are found in almost every environment.
The ant social structure and organisation of their colonies is one of the main attributing factor for their success.
Colonies may have single or multiple queens. Continue reading
When renovation leads to devastation
Local Professional Builder
So here’s the scenario: you’ve been thinking about laying some pavers out the back – maybe leading from the back door to the washing line to avoid having to tramp through mud on those rainy days. It’s something you can do yourself. What could possibly go wrong? Continue reading