Home and termites

Managing termites and my home

Termite protection for a home in the Noosa hinterland

Miniature cows Noosa hinterland

Peace of mind where the small cattle roam  When Suzanne Baker and Pam Robinson bought their beautiful house on forty acres in Eerwah Vale they weren’t entirely sure what they were going to do with all the space.

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How do I prevent Termites getting into my Noosa home? Part 1

Hot water system leak

A question some home owners ask me is – “am I significantly increasing the probability of a termite infestation in my Noosa home?” As a termite inspector I get to see the many ways that termites get into people’s homes. … Continue reading

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What type of termite chemical treatment should I choose for my Noosa home? Repellent chemical or Non-repellent?

Chemical Active Termite Protection

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.

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What termite protection option would be best for my home?

Paul Smalley

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.

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How to self treat steel piers to help prevent termites getting into my Noosa home

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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 … Continue reading

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Are hardwood homes safe from termite attacks?

Termite nest in native tree - Noosa

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.

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Noosa and Hinterland Termite Inspections & Protection

CPC SmartGuard Noosa News Ad May 2013

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.

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TimberSecure termite home insurance – Technical Notes

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Drilling Pavers 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.

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Termite management systems – BSA [Builders Services Authority]

Queensland Builders Services Authority (Queensland BSA) have a termite management handbook on their website worth reading in particular page 11 Reduce the Risks

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Designing our home + termites

Jennifer and Peter

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.

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