Home and termites

Managing termites and my home

Cooroy Memorial Community Hall | Cooroy Pest Control staff community project

Cooroy Pest Control’s staff decide to help protect Cooroy’s “grand old lady”. The Cooroy Memorial Hall & School of Arts     Cooroy Pest Control technician, Geoff Arscott, will never forget the day he was underneath the Cooroy Memorial Hall … Continue reading

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“I opened the cupboard and screamed! The whole of the inside was just this massive termite mud nest.”

“I opened the cupboard and screamed! The whole of the inside was just this massive termite mud nest.” Elona’s story | Cooroy Elona was going through a tough time. A few years earlier, she had unexpectedly lost her husband (aged … Continue reading

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“3 mistakes I don’t want you to make! If you own a home in the Cooroy or Noosa area this is my experience with termites”

Jennie’s story Anyone who knows Jennie knows she is a caring person. After all, this is a lady who volunteered at a local aged-care facility for 5 years and has been a volunteer at the RSPC Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in … Continue reading

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5 simple termite checks | Termite Safe Homes (A Noosa Shire initiative)

5 simple termite checks around your home | while you are working in your garden Always check old stumps & under landscape timbers for termites. These can be prime places to find termites. If you have a deck or your … Continue reading

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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

Clear away debris and level soil

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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