How to prepare my home for a Termite Inspection and Pest Control

Preparation information for my Termite Inspection & Pest Control Service

 

Termite Inspection Preparation

– Remove loose items leaning up against exterior of home
– Move furniture away from internal walls (if safe to do so)
– Lift loose items up off floor
– Keep animals re-strained
– We are required to take photos for the report
– Move any pictures you don’t want in the photos
– Interior access is required to all buildings/rooms included in the report

 

Internal Pest Control Preparation

Internal treatment areas include skirting boards, inside roof void & gel to wet areas in home.

– Lift loose items up off the floor (e.g. clothing, toys)
– Keep children/toddlers/babies OFF Treatment (until Dry)
– Keep all pets OFF wet Treatment, suggest put cats in cat box till treatment dry
– Suggest mop your floors the night before
– Suggest refrain from mopping for a week after treatment, to make it last
– Clear bench tops of food items, suggest put them into pantry cupboard
– Cover birds and fish/reptile tanks before treatment
– German Cockroach Treatments | EMPTY ALL drawers & cupboards in kitchen

 

External Pest Control Preparation

External Treatment areas include under eaves, around windows, external walls & along the ground.

– Keep children off treatment until dry.
– Move loose items, toys, bikes, hanging clothes, edible plants, pet water & food bowls away from exterior walls
– Remove clothing off clothes lines
– Shut windows and doors
– Some run-off can occur | Wait 24hrs to clean away
– Safely secure pets away from external spray area until dry

 

Sensitivities

– Please Inform our staff when booking
– If Pregnant or respiratory sensitivities (including babies and crawling children)
– We recommend you leave the home for 4 hours
– For internal webbing spider treatments |ventilate your home 15min before entering

 

Helpful Tips and Tricks

– Maintain a clean environment as excessive stored items in a home or against the exterior of a home provide breeding grounds for all manner of insects

– Keep your external walls and roof clear of vegetation | Ants and other insects will use this as a bridge to enter your home

– Keep up with regular pest control treatments and annual termite inspections of your home. The Sunshine Coast of Qld has some of the highest instances of termite attack.

– Keep your pets treated for fleas and wash their soft bedding/blankets and toys regularly to help manage flea breeding grounds

– Cut back all foliage touching the exterior walls

 

 

 

If you have any queries please call our office on 07 5472 0141

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